Big Bay beats Cougars’ girls

GARDEN CORNERS — The Big Bay de Noc girls basketball team posted its third win in a row, coming from behind to upend Superior Central here Monday in a Skyline Central Conference game.

The Black Bears (4-6, 2-6 SC) trailed by six after the first quarter and 29-27 after the third frame before rallying for the win.

The Cougars (0-11, 0-10) came close to picking up their first win, but still fell just short.

Holli Stapleton led all scorers with 15 points for the Black Bears, going 7-of-10 from the free throw line.

Willow Pasanen had 11 points to lead the Cougars, while Jada Johnson had 10 for a season-high. Riley Johnson added nine points and drew four charges.

Big Bay visits Mid Peninsula Thursday, while the Cougars visit Munising Friday.

Superior Central 12 7 10 9 — 38

Big Bay de Noc 6 13 8 13 — 40

Superior Central — Pasanen 11, J. Johnson 10, R. Johnson 9, Molag 8. F: 12; FT: 5-9; Fouled out: None. 3-point field goals: Pasanen 3, J. Johnson 2.

Big Bay — Stapleton 15, Jones 9, Yonker 8, Bleau 4, Massengill 4. F: 13; FT: 8-15; Fouled out: None.

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