IMLAY CITY — Lily Lengemann converted a three-point play with 1.1 seconds remaining, lifting Imlay City to a 51-48 victory over Sandusky in the finals of the Harry Moore Tournament last Saturday afternoon.
Capac High School is where the action unfolded.
With the outcome, Imlay City raises their mark to 5-0 this season.
In Saturday’s title confrontation, Imlay City took a 15-11 edge after one quarter was finished.
Imlay City followed it up with a 17-6 second quarter advantage, increasing their lead to 32-17 at the half.
When the action resumed, Sandusky bounced back with a 19-9 third quarter edge. That enabled them to close the gap to 41-36 with 24 minutes gone.
Sandusky then put together a 12-10 fourth quarter rally, only to drop a 51-48 verdict.
Lexa Forti (17 points, including three trifectas), Lily Lengemann (11, featuring a trey) and Brie Hund (10, with a pair of triples) led Imlay City with double digit point totals. The Spartans also had Chloe Bruman (seven points), Makayla Bruman (five, including a trifecta) and Natalie Stone (one) reach the scoring column.
All-Tournament team- Julia Schaefer, Capac; Lexa Forti, Imlay City; Chloe Bruman, Imlay City; Morgan Taege, Sandusky, Brooke Jansen, Sandusky; and Raleigh Ureel, Peck; were recognized.
Sportsmanship Award- Peck
Harry Moore Scholarship Award- Lily Lengemnn, Imlay City.
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.