It was there Imlay City managed 17 points and Brown City amassed 15.
That made it 31-17, Imlay City, at the halftime break.
When the action resumed, Imlay City padded its cushion some.
Aided by a 13-9 third quarter edge, Imlay City took a 44-26 lead with 24 minutes into the record books.
Imlay City then outscored Brown City 17-16 the rest of the way, good enough for a 61-42 win when the clock zeroed out for the last time.
Ben Rodak (18 points, featuring a pair of treys), Eric Harbin (16, with four triples) and Grant Hurford (10) led Imlay City with double figure outputs. The Spartans also had Shane Lesniak (eight points), Zach Darnell (four), Nate McNary (a trifecta) and Jorge Valdovinos (two) connect.
Trenton Wood (nine points, featuring a trey) and Casey Martus (nine) proved Brown City's toughest players to contain.
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.