Almont’s Gabe Bourdeau brings the ball up the floor in a BWAC game versus Cros-Lex this past winter.


ALMONT — Almont’s Gabe Bourdeau committed to become a part of the Alma College men’s basketball team recently.

In addition to Alma College, Bourdeau received recruiting interest from Olivet College and Northwood University.

Bourdeau gained their interest by putting together a solid senior campaign. It was there he collected 243 points in 20 games, an average of 12.2 per contest.

That ranked him first on the Almont squad.

The 6-2 guard also grabbed 123 rebounds, registered 69 steals and handed off 65 assists.

It was his third season on Almont’s varsity.

Bourdeau concluded the campaign as an All-Blue Water Area Conference, All-Blue Water Area and Tri-City Times All-Area first team selection.

He also received the Outstanding Student Athlete Award from the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan.

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.