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Imlay girls hold off Richmond


Spartans get jump on Blue Devils, win 39-35


February 07, 2018
IMLAY CITY — Imlay City made visiting Richmond absorb a 39-35 loss in a Snowcoming clash involving Blue Water Area Conference varsity girls' basketball rivals last Friday night.

With the outcome, Imlay City moves to 8-7 and 5-3.

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Claire Thibodeau, of Imlay City, brings the ball up the floor against Richmond. photo by Kevin Kissane.
In Friday's contest, Imlay City jumped out to a 13-7 advantage after one quarter was done.

Quarter two saw Imlay City generate 14 points and Richmond hit for 10, pushing their lead to 27-17 at the halftime break.

When the action resumed, Richmond bounced back with a 12-4 third quarter edge. That whittled their deficit to 31-29 with 24 minutes gone.

Imlay City then outscored Richmond 8-6 the rest of the way, putting the finishing touches on a 39-35 win.

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Kayla Louwsma (13 points) and Abby Schefka (10, including a trifecta) proved Imlay City's toughest players to stop. They were given assistance in the scoring department by Abigail Thibodeau (five), Haley Medrano (four), Erika Vanderploeg (three) plus Kendall Sommer and Jenna Schefka (two each).

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.
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