ALMONT — Almont claimed a 33-22 win against visiting Yale in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity girls’ basketball battle last Friday afternoon.
In Friday’s battle, Almont spotted Yale a 10-4 advantage after one quarter was complete.
Almont then outscored Yale 10-5 over the next eight minutes, closing the gap to 15-14 at the half.
When the action resumed, Almont struck with a 3-2 third quarter edge. That made it 17-17 with 24 minutes gone.
Almont then outscored Yale 16-5 from that point on, pulling out a 33-22 victory.
Grace Johnson (nine points, including a trifecta) led Almont’s scoring attack. She was backed by Kendall Roszczewski, Brandi Kautz and Hannah Revoldt (six points each), Grace Koenig and Sarah Hall (two apiece) along with Jesse Hellebuyck and Lizzy Brandt (one each).
Roszczewski (six) supplied the highest Almont rebound output.
Almont also received three assists and three steals courtesy of Kautz.
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.