QUINCY, MI (WTVB) - In Branch County high school sports last, there was Big Eight Conference boys basketball. Quincy suffered a 70-to-47 loss at Concord. The Orioles couldn’t escape an early deep hole as Concord cruised to a 17-to-4 lead at the end of the first quarter and was ahead 36-to-13 at the half. Logan Miller had 13 points for Quincy with 11 for Jimmy King. The Orioles slip to 5-and-7 in the conference and 8-and-10 overall.
Union City was able to hold on for a 47-to-44 win at home over Reading. The Chargers improve to 8-and-4 in league play and 11-and-6 overall. Union City also won the j-v game 46-to-39 with 18 points for Jalen Boes.
On tonight’s Branch County high school sports schedule, there’s just one varsity event as Coldwater has a gymnastics meet at Tecumseh. Meanwhile, in reserve girl’s basketball, Coldwater plays at home against Kalamazoo Loy Norrix in makeup action for the games postponed by snow at the end of January. The freshman tip off at 4:15 with the j-v contest set for 5:45.
Today on the Coaches Corner, it’s Bronson wrestling coach Al Sosinski.
In middle school sports yesterday, in girls basketball, it was Coldwater vs. Battle Creek Lakeview. In the eighth grade “A” game in Coldwater, the Lady Cardinals lost to Lakeview 26-to-18 with 10 points for Megan Lippert. And Coldwater dropped both of the seventh grade contests at Lakeview.
The Spartans won the “A” game 30-to-28 with 10 points for Carly Duke. And Coldwater lost the “B” game 12-to-8 with 4 points for Nadia Kiersey. Also last night, the Bronson eighth grade team was a winner at home over Howardsville 41-to-7 in the first round of the St. Joseph County tournament. Jill Pyles had 9 points, Karly Showalter had 8 rebounds and Tori Bassage