Friday, February 24, 2017
Whitehall High School
Oakridge High School
The Oakridge Boys JV Basketball Team finished the conference season with a 66-49 victory over visiting Whitehall. The Eagles wrapped up a share of the conference championship with North Muskegon with a 13 – 1 conference record.
The Eagles started off hot, opening up a 19-5 lead until Whitehall was able to climb back in. The Eagles led 30-27 at the half. Jaxon Fri had 11 of his team high 23 in the first half. The Eagles extended the lead in both the 3rd and 4th Quarters. Whitehall continued to fight back cutting the lead in both quarters of the second half, but Jaxon Fri was able to knock down 4 3-pointers to keep them at bay. Jay Thompson added in 9 points and Jalen Hughes and Blake Masterman each had 8. Blake Masterman gutted through a tweaked ankle to provide great defense and hustle as well. Cole Harger provided some big rebounds.
The Eagles are now 15-4 on the season and finish off the year at Western Michigan Christian on Thursday.