ALMONT — Almont handed visiting Richmond a 64-47 setback in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity girls’ basketball confrontation last Friday night.
In Friday’s confrontation, Almont jumped out to a 15-7 advantage after one quarter was complete.
The middle two quarters saw Almont accumulate 37 total points and Richmond manage 26, pushing their lead to 52-33 with 24 minutes gone.
Almont then withstood a 14-12 fourth quarter rally, leaving with a 64-47 victory.
Brandi Kautz (11, featuring a trey), Skylar Stryker (11), Kendall Roszczewski (10, with a pair of triples) and Grace Johnson (10, including a trifecta) led Almont with double figure outputs. The Raiders also had Sarah Hall (nine points, featuring a trey), Grace Koenig (six), Elizabeth Brandt (three), Katelyn Whitney (a triple) along with Jesse Hellebuyck (one) connect.
Roszczewski supplied the top Almont rebound output. She pulled down seven missed shots.
Johnson (four) and Stryker (three) registered the highest Almont assist totals.
Almont also received three steals each from Stryker, Hellebuyck and Johnson.
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.