Girls basketball stings the Bronchos


IMAGE / Krista Staley

Senior Mackenzie Ramey was the top scorer for the Hornets on Tuesday, Dec. 19, against the Holly Bronchos.

The girls basketball team won 62-56 against Holly on the road Tuesday, Dec. 18.

Top scorers for Kearsley were senior Mackenzie Ramey with 24 and junior Jakeira Wash with 12 points, who led the Hornets in a second-half comeback.

Holly led 35-29 at the half, but the Hornets outscored the Bronchos by 12 in the second half to win the game.

Junior Sydney Walker and freshman Saniaa Walker each added six points.

Walker is pleased with the energy the team held throughout the second half.

“As a team, our energy was amazing after halftime,” Walker said. “Our bench was amazing. On the court, our energy was amazing, and that was the best feeling.”

Ramey also pulled down 10 rebounds and blocked four shots, while Walker grabbed six boards.

Wash made three assists and stole the ball five times. Walker also recorded four steals.

Walker feels that the energy enabled them to take the lead in the game.

She said even though the Hornets were down to start the second half, they took the lead within two minutes.

Kearsley is now 3-1 overall, 2-1 in the league.

The team will be back in action Saturday, Dec. 29, at the St. Clair County Community College Holiday Basketball Showcase against Macomb Dakota.

The game is at the St. Clair County Community College Fieldhouse.

This year 42 high school girls and boys teams will compete from 11 counties in Michigan and one team from Canada.

Tickets are $8 and are good for the entire day. To see the schedule, click this link from St. Clair County Community College.

The next home game is Friday, Jan. 4, against Swartz Creek.