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ROGERS CITY, MI- It was a full night of action at Rogers City High School. The Bio Thunderbolts Boys and Girls basketball teams made the long trip North to take on the Hurons.
The girls kicked off the night and it was all Huron. Alivia Freel got Rogers City going with six first quarter points. The Huron defense took it from there, shutting out the Thunderbolts for the first eight minutes, capping the quarter with a buzzer beating layup by Brooklyn Orr. The Hurons led 19-0 after the quarter.
The Thunderbolts would eventually get it going, led by 15 points from Alexis Hurst. They would not however have an answer for the Hurons as Rogers City improved to 6-6 on the season with a 59-22 win.
The Boys would then take the court next and it was the undefeated Thunderbolts who dominated from jump. While it took the offense a bit to get going, the were sparked by Senior Austin Fox, who scored 14 in the first half, including four three pointers.
The Hurons did their best to keep pace with the high powered Thunderbolts. Sophomore Jake Wenzel scored eight points in the first half including two corner threes.
The second half saw Mio Senior Gage Long get going after only scoring two points in the first half. Long was in double digits in the second half as Mio pulled away and improved to 8-0 on the season.
The Bolts now get ready to take on Alcona on Thursday, both teams are unbeaten in NSL- Big Dipper play and the winner will take control of the race for the league title.