Pine River girls remain undefeated

EVART — KayLee Goodman had 17 points and five boards while Julie Justin had 13 points, eight rebounds and four assists for Pine River (3-0, 1-0) in Friday’s Highland Conference victory 57-15 over Evart (1-3, 0-1).

Selma Barnett had 13 rebounds and Logan Powell had five points and five steals for the Bucks. Cyana Dellar scored four points for Evart.

“I thought we came out strong,” Pine River coach Shawn Ruppert said. “We rebounded well the whole night.”

Pine River is at Manton on Thursday and home against Gladwin on Tuesday.

McBain NMC 70, Evart 30

MCBAIN — McBain Northern Michigan Christian opened the Highland Conference season with a win over Evart on Dec. 7.

MacKenzie Kimball scored 23 of Pine River’s points.

“She struggled against Pine River (on Friday),” Evart coach Paul Higgins said. “We had the last week and a half some kids (with injuries). That doesn’t help.”

Evart is at Beal City on Jan. 6 for its next name and first following the holiday break.