QUINCY, MI (WTVB) - In Branch County high school sports, last night in varsity girls basketball, Quincy and Union City both suffered Big 8 Conference losses at home. Quincy fell 33-13 to Concord to remain winless on the season with 4 points for Kayti Hakins and 11 rebounds for Katie Spalding. And Homer beat Union City 51-15 with 5 points for Rachel Sutherland. The defeat dropped their record to 3-10 in the conference and 6-13 overall. In makeup action in reserve boy’s basketball last night, Coldwater lost a pair of games at home to Battle Creek Central. The visiting Bearcats defeated Coldwater in the j-v contest 54-42 with 15 points for Collin Warner and 10 for Austin Krzeminski. The Cardinals lost the freshman game 52-39 with 11 points for Cameron Barnes.
Tonight in high school sports, the schedule includes a number of makeup basketball games, including the Coldwater vs. Harper Creek contests that were snowed out Monday. The boys are playing in Coldwater and the girls at Harper Creek. We’ll have the boys contest on the radio with our live coverage beginning at seven o’clock. The game tips-off around 7:15 following the junior varsity action at 5:45 and the freshman at 4:15. Also, in boys only action, Quincy is at home against Athens, Union City hosts Concord, and it’s Bronson at Niles-Brandywine. Today on the Coaches Corner, it’s Bronson boys basketball coach Dennis Gest.
Yesterday’s boys and girls varsity and j-v bowling conference finals for Coldwater and the rest of the Southwest 8 teams at Sturgis were postponed. No makeup date has yet been announced.
In middle school sports yesterday, in girls basketball, Coldwater dropped 3 out of 4 games to Marshall with the only win being posted by the 7th grade “B” team. In the eighth grade action at Marshall, the “A” team lost to Marshall 34-24 with 9 points for Jasmine Wellet. Coldwater lost the “B” game 27-19 with 6 points apiece for Kaci White, Nadia Kiersey and Faith Scott. In Coldwater, the 7th grade “A” team fell to the Redhawks 26-20 with 10 points for Malorie Rzepka. And the “B” team defeated Marshall 17-7 with 8 points for Anna Tappenden.