BOYS BASKETBALL

Pine River wins

LEROY — The Pine River Bucks earned a 46-39 win against the Lake City Trojans on Friday.

Elijah Lewis led the Bucks with 16 points and Marcus Jurik had nine points and Sasha Huffman eight.

Pine River (7-4, 4-2) was at Beal City on Monday and lost 72-50. Beal City was led by Ty Schafer and Ryan Gottleber with 13, Logan Chilman added 12, and Seth Schafer chipped in eight

“At times we’re struggling offensively,” Bucks coach Brian Goodenow said. “But our defense is keeping us in games. We don’t blow a lot of people out. We don’t score a lot of points. But if our defense plays as tight as it has, it gives us a chance to win.”

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Evart 47, Montabella 45 (OT)

EVART — Evart improved to 4-5 with this nonleague win on Monday.

Evart plays Pine River at home 6 p.m. on Friday as part of a doubleheader. The boys play at 7:30 p.m.