Imlay City’s Brie Hund looks for an open teammate as Almont’s Ava Panduren defends in their BWAC clash last week.

TRI-CITY AREA — The Imlay City varsity girls’ basketball team (7-0, 2-0) picked up a 50-32 victory over Almont (1-4, 0-2) in a Blue Water Area Conference clash last Thursday night.

In Thursday’s clash, Imlay City grabbed an 8-5 edge after one quarter was complete.

The next eight minutes of action saw Imlay City net eight points and Almont manage seven, good for a 16-12 advantage at the halftime break.

When the action resumed, Imlay City established some much-needed breathing room. Aided by a 20-9 third quarter edge, the Spartans went ahead 36-21 with 24 minutes gone.

Imlay City then outscored Almont 14-11 from that point on, assuring themselves of a 50-32 win at night’s end.

Lexa Forti (22 points, including four trifectas) led Imlay City that evening. The Spartans also had Lily Lengemann (14 points), Chloe Bruman (seven), Brie Hund (a trey) along with Alyssa Evans and Alexa Lengemann (two each) reach the scoring column.

Kendall Roszczewski (11 points, with a triple) paced Almont. She was backed by Jesse Kautz (nine points) along with Ava Panduren, Lydia LaCavera and Grace Koenig (four apiece).

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.