Jaylee Long led the Lions tonight with 27 points (8-12 from 3 point line) and 5 rebounds. Newaygo led at the half 24-9 and maintained the lead throughout the second half to get their 5th straight victory. With the victory, the Lions were able to clinch a second place finish in conference behind Central Montcalm with three other teams.
“It definitely wasn’t our best performance but the girls gutted out the victory. It was our 6th game in two weeks so we looked a bit tired. We were not sharp on offense but we played good team defense which helped us win the game.”
“Jaylee was lights out in on offense tonight. It was a great performance.”
Newaygo improves to 12-6 (9-5 in conference).
Reed City falls to 2-17 (1-13 in conference).