ALMONT — Almont fell by one point when the final scores were tallied, dropping a 48-47 outcome to visiting Armada in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity boys’ basketball clash last Thursday night.
With the decision, Almont now stands at 3-4 overall and 0-2 as far as BWAC clashes are concerned.
In Thursday’s clash, Almont took an 18-16 edge after one quarter was complete.
Armada then bounced back with a 9-4 second quarter advantage, going up 25-22 at the halftime break.
The third quarter would see Almont net 15 points and Armada generate 12, squaring the scoreboard count at 37 points each after 24 minutes of play.
Armada then outscored Almont 11-10 the rest of the way, pulling out a 48-47 victory.
Marko Radisavljevic (23 points) and Clay Roszczewski (11, including a trifecta) proved Almont’s toughest players to stop. They were backed by Cam Bourdeau (seven points, featuring a pair of treys), Cole Walton (four) and Sully Szlaga (two).
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.