Girls Varsity Basketball · VGB: Bears top Lancers in SMAC West action

33 Lakeshore High School
45 St. Joseph High School
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3 4   15
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Following a week of brutal cold weather and snow in Southwest Michigan, the Lancers and Bears girl’s basketball teams took to the hardwood for some SMAC West action. Lakeshore led the Bears 11-6 after one quarter, but the Bears locked down on the Lancers in the middle to secure a 45-33 victory for the season sweep.

Lakeshore ourscored St. Joseph in the first and fourth quarters 26-19, but the Bears controlled the middle quarters 26-7. The Bears were led by Alex Malone with 16 points.

Offensively, Lakeshore was led by Emily Waning and Sam Pankratz, each with 9 points. Morgan Tillman and Hollee Hercik each added 6 points.

Lakeshore returns home Tuesday, February 5th to take on one of Southwest Michigan’s premier girl’s basketball programs when Division 3 #5 Branydwine visits Lancer Gym. The Bobcats and Lancers last faced each other in 2016 in a showdown of ranked teams at Brandywine.