Keeping It Close: HS Basketball – February 13
It's only been a few weeks since the Harper Creek Beavers and the Pennfield Panthers took the floor in one classic battle in town this season. It was one of the first times other that the Beavers lone loss of the season that they were challenged with a 56-48 victory in Pennfield.
In a game where Harper Creek's TraVon Johnson took control and scored a game-high 25 points, the Panthers had a stellar game from their senior big man Ryan Lowe, scoring 15 points and blocking six shots in the loss.
Tonight the Beavers look to keep pace with Jackson Lumen Christi for the Interstate 8 lead, while the Panthers look to close in on third-place Charlotte and breaking their tie with Parma Western.
Here are the rest of tonight's games, including home games from Lakeview and St. Philip, and a road trip west for Battle Creek Central.
Friday, February 13th
Game of the Night
Pennfield vs. Harper Creek
Pennfield 9-5 (4-5 Interstate 8) - Harper Creek 13-1 (8-1 Interstate 8)
Hear the game tonight on WBCK at 7pm!
Battle Creek Central vs. Gull Lake (BC Central 8-7, Gull Lake 1-12)
Kalamazoo Central vs. Lakeview (Lakeview 1-12)
Bellevue vs. St. Philip (Bellevue 10-4, St. Philip 9-5)
Calhoun Christian vs. Hillsdale Will Carleton Academy (Calhoun Christian 1-12)
Athens vs. Quincy (Athens 3-9, Quincy 12-0)
Colon vs. Climax-Scotts (Climax-Scotts 12-3)
Parchment vs. Delton (Delton 7-5)
Springport vs. Homer (Homer 7-6)
Stockbridge vs. Maple Valley (Maple Valley 3-10)
Jackson Lumen Christi vs. Marshall (Marshall 7-6)
Litchfield vs. Tekonsha (Tekonsha 2-12)
Concord vs. Union City (Union City 12-2)
Battle Creek Central vs. Gull Lake (BC Central 5-10, Gull Lake 10-5)
Kalamazoo Central vs. Lakeview (Lakeview 8-6)
Pennfield vs. Harper Creek (Pennfield 8-7, Harper Creek 9-6)
Calhoun Christian vs. Hillsdale Will Carleton Academy (Calhoun Christian 7-6)
Olivet vs. Bronson (Olivet 11-4, Bronson 10-3)
Colon vs. Climax-Scotts (Climax-Scotts 8-6)
Parchment vs. Delton (Delton 5-9)
Stockbridge vs. Maple Valley (Maple Valley 2-13)
Jackson Lumen Christi vs. Marshall (Marshall 13-1)
Saturday, February 14th
Olivet vs. Laingsburg (Olivet 7-6)
Scores from Thursday, February 12th
St. Philip 45, Bellevue 27 (St. Philip 12-4, Bellevue 7-7)
Homer 66, Springport 51 (Homer 13-3)
Athens 57, Quincy 27 (Athens 9-6, Q 1-15)
Tekonsha vs. Litchfield (Tekonsha 3-9)
Concord 75, Union City 29 (Union City 3-13)