CAPAC — Capac saw to it they would prevail, registering a 35-33 triumph over Peck in a non-league varsity girls’ basketball battle last Thursday afternoon at the SC4 Holiday Basketball Showcase in Port Huron.
The outcome avenged a 37-25 loss to Peck in the consolation game of the Harry Moore Tournament it hosted on Saturday, December 10.
With the result, Capac improves to 2-4 this season.
In Thursday’s battle, Capac spotted Peck an 8-6 edge after one quarter was over with.
The second quarter, though, would belong to Capac. It was there they netted 15 points and Peck managed four, leaving them up 21-12 at the halftime break.
When the action resumed, Peck bounced back with a 12-2 third quarter edge. That enabled the Pirates to go ahead 24-23 with 24 minutes gone.
Capac then outscored Peck 12-9 the rest of the way, pulling out a 35-33 victory.
Nevaeh Mason (14, including four trifectas) and Julia Schaefer (14, featuring a pair of treys) supplied Capac’s highest point totals.
Capac had two other players reach the scoring column that afternoon. Their ranks consisted of Gracie Klink (four points) and Chloe Schocke (three).
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.