ALMONT — The Almont varsity boys’ basketball team put up a good fight, only to fall by a 53-43 scoreboard count to visiting Richmond in a Blue Water Area Conference clash last Friday night.
With the result, Richmond goes to 7-0 and 3-0. Almont slips to 3-6 and 0-4.
In Friday’s clash, Richmond opened up a 15-12 edge after one quarter was over with.
The middle two quarters saw Richmond hit for 26 total points as did Almont. That left them up 41-38 with 24 minutes gone.
Richmond then outscored Almont 12-5 the rest of the way, closing out a 53-43 win.
Clay Roszczewski (18 points, including four trifectas) led Almont that evening. He was backed by Cole Walton (nine points, featuring a trey), Marko Radisavljevic and Sully Szlaga (four each), Jason Lane (a triple), Cam Bourdeau (three) along with Manny Goldstein (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.