Almont’s Cam Bourdeau drives to the hoop as Imlay City’s Landon Jones defends during a BWAC matchup last Thursday night.

TRI-CITY AREA — Imlay City turned back host Almont, 57-45, in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity boys’ basketball battle last Thursday night.

With the outcome, Imlay City improves to 12-5 and 6-3. Almont falls to 10-6 and 5-4.

In Thursday’s battle, Imlay City charged out to a 16-6 advantage after one quarter was complete and led 30-21 at the half.

When the action resumed, Almont fought back with a 14-13 third quarter edge. That enabled them to close to 43-35 with 24 minutes gone.

Imlay City then outscored Almont 14-10 the rest of the way, closing out a 57-45 win.

Zander Nash (25 points, including a trifecta) proved Imlay City’s top offensive threat. He was backed by Landon Jones (10 points, featuring a trey), Matt Evans (nine, with a pair of triples). Isaac Sommer (six, including a trifecta), Jack Siegler (four), Quintin Ramirez (two) and Andrew Cezik (one).

Chase Davedowski (11 points, featuring three treys), Jason Lane (10, with two triples), Cam Bourdeau and Marko Radisavljevic (nine, including a trifecta, each), Cole Walton (a trey) and Manny Goldstein (three).

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.