Imlay Cty’s Dominic Ljuljdjuraj looks to stop the path of Almont’s Rich Rockey to the hoop in last Friday’s BWAC game.

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City varsity boys’ basketball team handed host and Blue Water Area Conference rival Almont a 48-38 setback in its Snowcoming contest last Friday night.

With the decision, Imlay City improves to 7-4 and 4-2. Almont slips to 5-5 and 2-4.

In Friday’s contest, Almont took a 9-8 edge after one quarter was complete and led 18-17 at the half.

When play resumed, Imlay City struck with a 14-10 third quarter edge. That staked them to a 31-28 cushion with 24 minutes gone.

Imlay City then outscored Almont 17-10 the rest of the way, good for a 48-38 win.

Grady Nash and Zander Nash led Imlay City with 10 points each. Andrew Badder and Beau Hund (nine points apiece), Dominic Ljuljdjuraj (five), David Goodloe (three) and Holden Redd (two) supported their performances.

Blake Campbell (11 points) paced Almont. He was backed by Rich Rockey (nine points, including a trifecta), Logan Walton and Clayton Roszczewski (seven, featuring a trey, each) plus Marko Radisavljevic and Haden LaCavera (two each).

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.