Imlay City’s Dorian Lewis battles a foe for a rebound in last Friday’s BWAC clash versus North Branch.


IMLAY CITY — Imlay City earned a 65-47 win at visiting North Branch’s expense in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity boys’ basketball game last Friday night.

With the decision, Imlay City moves to 2-1 overall and 1-0 versus BWAC rivals.

In Friday’s game, Imlay City charged out to a 22-12 advantage after one quarter was over with and widened the gap to 40-18 at the halftime break.

When the action resumed, North Branch bounced back with a 12-4 third quarter edge to close the gap to 44-30.

Imlay City then outscored North Branch 21-17 the rest of the way, finishing off a 65-47 win.

Andrew Badder paced Imlay City with 15 points. Parker Lewis (14) and Beau Hund (10) hit for double digit point totals as well. The Spartans also had Raymond Liu (nine points), Zack Dingwell (four), Will Tolley and Josh Hayes (three each), Holden Redd, Dominic Ljuljdjuraj and Dorian Lewis (two apiece) along with Dean Aune (one) connect.

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.