Spartans get 52-31 victory over the Raiders

TRI-CITY AREA — Imlay City obtained a 52-31 win against host Almont in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity girls’ basketball battle last Wednesday night.

Imlay City’s Abigail Thibodeau drives to the hoop as Almont’s Kendall Roszczewski defends in BWAC action.

With the outcome, Imlay City improves to 11-3 and 10-0.

In Wednesday’s battle, Imlay City grabbed a 9-7 edge after one quarter was done.

Quarter two saw Imlay City hit for eight points and Almont manage six, leaving them up 17-13 at the half.

When the action resumed, Imlay City struck with a 19-6 third quarter cushion. That staked them to a 36-19 lead at the time.

Imlay City then outscored Almont 16-12 the rest of the way, finishing off a 52-31 win.

Mary Lengemann (13), Lexa Forti (10, including a pair of trifectas) and Abigail Thibodeau (10) led Imlay City with double figure point outputs. They were backed by Jaya Forti (six points), Ana Lengemann (five), Lily Lengemann (a triple), Dakota Deel and Madison Ross (two each) along with Natalie Stone (one).

Hannah Revoldt (nine, featuring a trey) paced Almont’s scoring attack. The Raiders also had Kendall Roszczewski (seven points), Lizzy Brandt (five), Jesse Hellebuyck (four), Skylar Stryker and Grace Koenig (two each) plus Brandi Kautz and Katelyn Whitney (one apiece) 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.