Chloe Bruman, of Imlay City, looks to score during a BWAC clash versus Yale last Wednesday at home.

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City made visiting Yale absorb a 56-44 loss in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity girls’ basketball battle last Wednesday night.

With the result, Imlay City improves to 8-2 overall and 3-0 as far as BWAC clashes are concerned.

In Wednesday’s battle, Imlay City forged a 15-13 edge after one quarter was done and widened the gap to 29-22 at the half.

When the action resumed, Imlay City struck with a 13-12 third quarter advantage. That staked them to a 42-34 lead with 24 minutes gone.

Imlay City then outscored Yale 14-10 the rest of the way, closing out a 56-44 win.

Lexa Forti (19 points, including four trifectas) and Lily Lengemann (12, featuring a pair of treys) supplied Imlay City’s highest point totals. The Spartans also had Chloe Bruman (10 points), Makayla Bruman (nine, with a triple) and Brie Hund (a pair of trifectas) reach the scoring column.

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.