Montague’s Madison Aebig (left) battles North Muskegon’s Hannah Meier for the ball during the teams’ game Friday night. Morgan Shugars also provides pressure on defense for Montague. The Cats fell to the Norse, 40-32.
MONTAGUE — The quest for a win hasn’t yielded results yet for the Montague Wildcats in the early part of the season, but there are signs the team may be moving closer to coming out on the positive end of a game soon.
Friday night, it was a second-quarter surge by North Muskegon that cost Montague a chance at its first victory.
Led by Morgan Seaberg, the Norse ripped off a 19-4 run that stretched from the end of the first quarter all the way to halftime, a run Montague was unable to match in a 40-32 loss Friday night.
The Wildcats dropped to 0-3 with the defeat.
Vikes drop close one to Hart
HART — Whitehall’s struggles continued Friday night, as the Vikes dropped to 0-3 with a 53-46 road loss at Hart to open West Michigan Conference play.
Whitehall comeback falls short to Grant
GRANT — Whitehall fell to 0-2 on the girls basketball season Tuesday night as a second-half comeback fell short against Grant. The Vikings lost 42-34 to the Tigers.
“We had another slow start being outscored by seven in the 2nd quarter to go into halftime down 10,” Whitehall coach Rachel Kent said.
Montague loses to Kent City
MONTAGUE — A slow start cost the Montague Wildcats Tuesday night, as the team fell to 0-2 on the season with a 60-30 loss to Kent City.
The Eagles were seven of eight from beyond the arc in the first half, a display of sharpshooting that kept the Wildcats at bay. Kent City made nine triples total in the game.
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