Flint Area Basketball Highlights: Genesee Christian Girls Win First Area in School History
FLINT — This has been a year of historic milestones for the Genesee Christian women’s basketball team.
First, senior Ava Boike broke the 1,500 career point barrier and became the school’s all-time leading scorer for both boys and girls.
Now, the Soldiers are celebrating the first regional women’s basketball championship in school history after beating Clarkston Everest 46-34 in the Division 4 title game at Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes.
Boike led Genesee Christian with 15 points, 10 rebounds, six steals and two blocks. Haven Chapman added 16 points and the Soldiers got eight points apiece from Brooklyn Lange and Carpenter.
Genesee Christian (20-4) takes on Plymouth Christian Academy (20-4) at 7 p.m. on March 15 at St. Clair Shores Fieldhouse.
Marysville 61, Lake Fenton 51
In Division 2, Marysville beat Lake Fenton 20-7 in the first quarter en route to a 34-18 halftime lead. Kaitlyn Walters led Marysville with 22 points. Savannah Fellenbaum scored 16 points to lead Lake Fenton, who got 12 points from Cola Sisk.
Lake Fenton finished 20-4.
Marysville (22-2) won its 19th straight game to earn a quarterfinal game with Detroit Country Day at 5:30 a.m. on March 15 at the University of Detroit-Mercy.
Madison Heights Bishop Foley 62, Genesee 31
In Division 3, Ryleigh Zinn led Genesee with nine points, 10 rebounds, six blocks and assists despite being a double and triple team throughout the game. Nadia Martinez and Madison Knag added eight points each for Genesee, and Harleigh Bradley had six points and nine rebounds.
Knag finished with 993 career points.
Genesee (17-7) set a school record for wins and was playing for the first regional title in school history.
Bishop Foley (19-3) will face Reese (20-4) at 7 p.m. on March 15 in the quarterfinals at West Bloomfield.
Midland Dow beat Big White in Division 1
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