In a mid-week varsity double header, the Lions fell to Tri-County, 36-42.
Jaylee Long and Alexis Brocker each had 8 points for Newaygo followed by Daisy Hagen with 6 points and 8 rebounds while Senior Madison Bush pulled down 7 rebounds on the night.
“It was tight throughout. Tri County went on a run at the end of the 3rd quarter to go up by 8 points. We were able to cut the lead to 1 a few minutes into the 4th quarter, but Tri County made more plays down the stretch to come away with the win,” Coach Thomasma.
Newaygo falls to 5-14 on the year, and will host Grant on Friday night. The game will start at 6:00pm followed by the boys at 7:30. There will also be snowcoming festivities going on .