QUINCY, MI (WTVB) - In Branch County high school sports last night, in boy’s basketball non-conference action at Quincy, the Orioles beat visiting Napoleon 61-to-50. The Pirates led 12-to-11 at the end of the opening period but then Quincy won the next three quarters. The Orioles were up 26-to-22 at halftime and extended the lead to 41-to-33 to start the fourth quarter before putting a finish on the 11-point victory. Ashton Diotte had a game-high 23 points for Quincy while Nick Haberl and Logan Timmons-Miller each added 11 points.
Michael Tesch had a team-high 10 rebounds for the Orioles while Jimmy King had 8 assists. Quincy improved its record to 4-and-3.
Also last night, Tekonsha lost 67-to-47 at Litchfield. Jared Coney led the visiting Indians with 22 points.
On tonight’s high school schedule, there’s a Branch County boys basketball matchup with Bronson at Coldwater. We’ll have live coverage of the game on the radio beginning at seven o’clock. The tip-off is set for 7:30 following the junior varsity contest which starts at six o’clock. Besides the broadcast on AM 1590 and FM 95.5, we’ll be streaming the audio on-line at wtvbam.com.
The host Cardinals have a 4-and-4 record following their overtime buzzer beating win Friday night at home over Battle Creek Lakeview. The visiting Vikings are 1-and-6.
Also tonight in boy’s basketball, it’s Union City at Jonesville while in girl’s hoops, Quincy hosts Homer and Union City is at Athens. Also, Tekonsha hosts Litchfield.
Today on the Coach’s Corner, it’s Quincy wrestling Coach Jeff Wilkins.