IMLAY CITY — Imlay City watched their season reach an endpoint with a 78-50 setback to Cros-Lex in a Division 2 boys’ district basketball semifinal clash last Wednesday night.
Armada High School is where the game was contested.
With the outcome, Imlay City wraps up its season as owners of an 8-13 mark.
In Wednesday’s clash, Cros-Lex charged out to a 23-12 advantage after one quarter was complete.
The next eight minutes of play would see Cros-Lex amass 22 points and Imlay City manage 12, pushing their lead to 45-24 at the halftime break.
When the action resumed, Imlay City fought back with a 15-14 third quarter edge. That trimmed their deficit to 59-39 with 24 minutes gone.
Cros-Lex then outscored Imlay City 19-11 the rest of the way, finishing off a 78-50 win.
Hunter Medrano led Imlay City with a 10-point performance. He was backed by Andrew Badder (nine points, including three trifectas), Will Tolley (seven, featuring a trey), Parker Lewis (six), Riley Bertram (five, with a triple), Zack Dingwell and Lance Wolford (four each), Raymond Liu and Beau Hund (two apiece) along with Jager Land (one).
Medrano added 11 rebounds to Imlay City’s cause.