Imlay City’s Jaya Forti looks over her offensive options in a Blue Water Area Conference matchup last week.

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City varsity girls’ basketball team saw to it that their second straight Blue Water Area Conference title would belong to them at night’s end, accomplishing the feat with a 52-36 road triumph against North Branch on Tuesday, February 15.

With the outcome, Imlay City raises their mark to 15-3 overall and 12-0 as far as BWAC clashes are concerned.

In Tuesday’s encounter, North Branch grabbed a 13-12 edge after one quarter was complete.

The middle two quarters saw Imlay City accumulate 26 total points and North Branch generate nine, leaving them ahead 38-22 with 24 minutes gone.

Both sides then hit for 14 points each during quarter number four, enabling Imlay City to close out a 52-36 win.

Mary Lengemann led Imlay City with 21 points. The Spartans also had Dakota Deel and Jaya Forti (seven points apiece), Ana Lengemann and Lily Lengemann (six each) plus Lexa Forti (five) reach the scoring column.

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.