Bay women use huge run to beat Wisconsin foe
WAUKESHA, Wis. — Nothing like taking control of a basketball game at a key time.
Bay College scored 24 straight points in the third quarter here Thursday night to wallop Wisconsin-Waukesha 76-47.
That outburst helped the Norse (14-6) bounce back from a loss the previous night that snapped a nine-game winning streak. Bay resumes actiion Wednesday at Gogebic Community College in Ironwood.
Sophomore Jordan Kraemer of Norway, as she usually does, led the Norse with 20 points. Freshman Taylor Hunter of Gladstone added 10 points and sophomore Jordan Belleville of St. Ignace buried three triples.
Bay, which led 20-6 after the first quarter, broke the game open after Waukesha drew within 30-23 to open the second half. That advantage expanded to 54-23 when the run ended.
Aleah Herron had 20 points for the Cougars (2-8).
MUNISING — The Bark River-Harris wrestling team defeated Manistique 39-30 and Munising 36-24 a triangular meet here Wednesday.
The Broncos were led by junior Devon Kurz, who defeated Manistique’s Josiah Gilroy 9-8 at 140 pounds. He also beat Munising’s Bryce Bowerman by fall at 3:31. Freshmen Avry Corrigan received a forfeit against Manistique and defeated Munising’s Cole Whitehead by fall at 33 seconds at 103.
Junior Kyle Adams defeated Manistique’s Brendan Slater by fall at 1:12at 171 and junior Austin Kleiman defeated Munising’s Dylan Moore by fall at 3:47 at 189. Junior Hal Burton also defeated Munising’s John Herman at 4:47 at 215.
Broncos’ coach Joe Racicot was pleased with his team’s effort.
“The team was operating short handed,” Racicot said. “We were missing several key wrestlers within the lineup.”
BR-H is back in action Saturday at Kingsford’s Mariucci Invitational.
Tech quints sweep
HOUGHTON — Michigan Tech’s women’s team yielded just 14 points in the second half and crushed Ferris State 72-37 in GLIAC basketball.
Cassidy Trotter had 18 points for the Huskies (9-6 overall, 5-2 GLIAC), Hannah Hobson had 14 points and Abbie Botz added 13.
The men’s team had a much tougher time but still edged Ferris 64-61.
Sophomore Dawson Bilski of North Central High School had 18 points for Tech (8-6, 3-4).
NMU cagers split
MARQUETTE — Lake Superior State University played like it was a home game Thursday, romping past the Northern Michiganmen 86-66 at Berry Events Center.
Malek Adams led the Lakers (8-5) with 26 points and eight rebounds. Naba Echols led the Wildcats (8-6) with 16 points, six rebounds and four assists.
The women’s team salvaged a split for NMU, blasting Lake State 93-36 by scoring the opening 10 points.
Elizabeth Lutz had 12 points for NMU (11-4). Sadie DeWildt led LSSU (5-9) with nine points.