Imlay City’s Mary Lengemann looks to steal the ball from Almont’s Grace Johnson in last week’s game.

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City picked up a 54-36 road victory over Almont in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity girls’ basketball game last Thursday night

With the decision, Imlay City improves to 17-3 and 14-0. Almont falls to 7-13 and 4-10.

In Thursday’s game, Imlay City took a 14-8 advantage after one quarter had ended and increased their lead to 31-18 at halftime.

Imlay City then outscored Almont 23-18 the rest of the way, finishing off a 54-36 victory.

Ana Lengemann (14) and Lexa Forti (11) led Imlay City with double digit point totals. They were backed by Mary Lengemann (nine points), Lily Lengemann (seven), Jaya Forti (six) Dakota Deel (three) plus Natalie Stone and Brie Hund (two each).

Grace Koenig paced Almont with 10 points. The remaining Raider points went to Lizzy Brandt (nine, featuring a pair of treys), Grace Johnson (eight, with a triple), Ava Panduren (five) along with Kendall Roszczewski and Brandi Zimmer (two apiece).

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.