That made it 25-21, Imlay City, at the halftime break.
When the action resumed, Imlay City struck with a 17-14 third quarter edge.
That staked Imlay City to a 42-35 advantage at the 24-minute mark.
Imlay City and Algonac hit for 16 points apiece the rest of the way, leaving the former with a 58-51 win to celebrate at night's end.
Aaron Thompson (17), Eric Harbin (16, including four trifectas) and Matt Van Dyk (11) led Imlay City with double digit point totals. Their remaining points went to PJ Crow (six), Ben Rodak Ben Rodak (four), Chaz Hill (a triple) and Jorge Valdovinos (one).
Brian DiMaggio paced Algonac with 19 points, featuring a pair of treys.
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.