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Bay City John Glenn Outlasts Alma 59-54

Bay City, Mich. - The Bay City John Glenn Bobcats (4-1) (2-0) amassed 18 fourth-quarter points to pull past the Alma Panthers (3-2) (1-1) 59-54. The Bobcats last season finished with only three conference wins and now are one away from matching that mark. 

Bay City John Glenn 59 - Alma 54

Bay City John Glenn outscored Alma 12-7 in the final five minutes. With the score tied 46-46 with 4:57 in the fourth quarter, junior Sean Wesolek flushed one home with a two-hand slam to make it a two-point lead. 

After a defensive stop, the Bobcats pounced on two offensive rebounds, with sophomore Demetrious Ward floating one in to make it 50-46 in a 40-second span. 

The closest the Alma Panthers got from there was 57-54, a Cade Sutherland three-pointer with 36.6 seconds. The dagger was delivered from Trevor Hartman, who converted a contested lay-up and increased the lead to five. A missed three from Alma's Sam Gedde clinched the win for the Bobcats. 

Six different Cats' scored on the night, with Wesolek leading the clutter with 20. The 6-foot-6 junior scored 16 points in the paint, along with a three-pointer. 

For the Panthers senior center Jacoby Dunlap posted 15 points, and senior guard Cade Sutherland scored 12, knocking down four threes. 

Tonight's full game archive is available here.

Bay City John Glenn's next game is at Gladwin on Wednesday, December 20th, at 7:30 p.m. Alma faces Mount Plesant on the road on Tuesday, December 19th, at 7:00 p.m. 

Our next High School Basketball Game, presented by Forward Corporation, is Tuesday, December 19th. The Heritage Hawks (3-0) (0-0) host the Freeland Falcons (5-0) (1-0). Coverage starts at 6:50 p.m. The next day, Midland-Dow doubleheader action will be live on the Mitt, beginning at 5:20 p.m.


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