December 30, 2009 ALMONT — The Almont varsity girls' basketball squad rolled to a convincing 67-24 victory over Parkway Christian in the consolation game of the Cardinal Mooney Holiday Basketball Monday afternoon.
With the result, Almont improves to 4-3 overall.
In Monday's confrontation, Almont jumped out to a 17-4 advantage after one quarter had ended.
Almont followed it up with a 28-12 second quarter edge.
That staked Almont to a 45-16 cushion at the halftime break.
When the action resumed, Almont struck with a 14-3 third quarter advantage.
That raised Almont's lead to 59-19 at the 24-minute mark.
Almont then outscored Parkway Christian 8-5 the rest of the way, good enough for a 67-24 victory at night's end.
Tasha Evans (17 points), Nikki Heim (14, including four field goals of the three-point variety), Dani Reid (12, featuring a trey) and Lindsay Ladzinski (10) paced Almont with double figure outputs. They were given assistance in the scoring department by Brittany Schmalzel (eight points), Nicole Gibson (four) and Keeley Creger (two).
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.