The Oakridge Boys JV Basketball Team had a thrilling victory on Friday night against the North Muskegon Norseman. The Eagles trailed much of the night in a close game throughout. The Norseman held a 2 point lead after the 1st and 2nd quarters and a single point separated the two teams after 3 periods. The Eagles trailed 32 – 31 with 4:00 to go in the game and were able to outlast the Norsemen by going on an 11 – 0 run to close it out. The Eagles picked up the defense and made some crucial buckets down the stretch to earn this hard fought victory.
The Eagles were led in scoring by Kolbe Stewart with 14 and Luke Martin with 9. Martin also led in rebounds with 9 and Coco Watson had 8 from the guard position. Watson and Austin Fairchild also had 4 assists and 3 steals each.
The Eagles improve to 2-0 overall and 1-0 in the conference. They will next take on a perennially good Grand Rapids Covenant Christian on the road. The Freshmen team will play at 4:30 with the JV and Varsity to follow. Good Luck guys.