Lexa Forti, of Imlay City, protects the basketball from an Algonac foe last Friday.

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City rolled past visiting Algonac, 64-24, in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity girls’ basketball meeting last Friday night.

With the outcome, Imlay City moves to 9-3 and 9-0.

In Friday’s meeting, Imlay City opened up a commanding 24-9 advantage after one quarter was done and increased their cushion to 39-17 at halftime.

When the action resumed, Imlay City continued to distance themselves from their opposition. Bolstered by a 17-2 third quarter edge, the Spartans went ahead 56-19 with 24 minutes gone.

Imlay City then outscored Algonac 8-5 the rest of the way, preserving a 64-24 win.

Mary Lengemann (22, including a trifecta) and Kayla Rossen (14) led Imlay City with double digit point totals. The remaining Spartan points went to Jaya Forti (six), Abigail Thibodeau (four), Ana Lengemann (a trey), Dakota Deel, Natalie Stone and Lexa Forti (three each), Olivia Livingston and Alyssa Evans (two each) along with Madison Ross and Lily Lengemann (one).

Kevin Kissane

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.