Imlay City’s Alexa Lengemann looks to spot an open teammate in a game with Cros-Lex last Friday.

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City absorbed a 45-23 loss to visiting Cros-Lex in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity girls’ basketball game last Friday night. With the decision, Imlay City falls to 3-4 and 1-2.

In Friday’s game, Imlay City spotted Cros-Lex a 15-7 advantage after one quarter had ended and trailed 23-19 at the halftime break.

When the action resumed, Cros-Lex struck with an 18-2 third quarter advantage. That pushed their cushion to 41-21 with 24 minutes gone.

Cros-Lex then outscored Imlay City 4-2 the rest of the way, good for a 45-23 win at night’s end.

Lexa Forti paced Imlay City’s scoring attack with 10 points. The Spartans also received points courtesy of Alexis Bruyere (six), Addison Cameron (three) along with Montanna Eads and Alexa Lengemann (two apiece).

Kevin Kissane

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.