Imlay City’s JD Trout looks to score during a game earlier this season.

IMLAY CITY — The Imlay City varsity boys’ basketball team fell by a 57-44 count to Detroit Old Redford at the 27th Annual Motor City Roundball Classic last Wednesday afternoon.

Ferndale High School is where the game was contested.

With the outcome, Detroit Old Redford moves to 3-2 overall. Imlay City slips to 3-4 this season.

In Wednesday’s game, Detroit Old Redford took a 10-7 edge after one quarter had ended.

The middle two quarters saw Detroit Old Redford accumulate 28 total points and Imlay City hit for 22. That made it 38-29, Detroit Old Redford, with 24 minutes gone.

Detroit Old Redford then outscored Imlay City 19-15 the rest of the way, putting the finishing touches on a 57-44 win.

Greg Pawlaczyk (11) plus Beau Hund and Zander Nash (10 each) led Imlay City with double digit points. The Spartans also had Matt Evans (nine) and JD Trout (four) contribute points to their cause.

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.