The Imlay City girls’ basketball team poses for a picture after placing first at the Harry Moore Tourney.


IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City varsity girls’ basketball handed Deckerville a 66-21 setback in the title game of the Harry Moore Tournament last Saturday afternoon.

Capac High School is where the action unfolded.

In Saturday’s game, Imlay City charged out to a 22-8 advantage after one quarter was done.

They then followed it up with a 17-4 second quarter edge and a 20-3 third quarter advantage, increasing their cushion to 59-15 with 24 minutes gone.

Quarter four would see Imlay City net seven points and Deckerville manage six, leaving the former with a 66-21 win to celebrate at game’s end.

Mary Lengemann (19 points, including a trifecta), Lexa Forti (16, featuring three treys) and Jaya Forti (12, with a triple) led 2-1 Imlay City with double figure outputs. Lily Lengemann (eight points, including a pair of trifectas), Ana Lengemann (five, featuring a trey), Brook Ross (four) and Natalie Stone (two) also reached the scoring column.

All-Tournament team- Mary Lengemann, Imlay City; Jaya Forti, Imlay City; Ana Lengemann, Imlay City; Juliana Closurdo, Capac; Karly Kappen, Deckerville; and Deesha Mayfield, Flint.

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.