LL-H boys fall to R-M

REPUBLIC — A slow start was the Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes undoing, as the Republic-Michigamme Hawks took a 25-9 after the first quarter en route to a 56-46 Copper Mountain Conference win.

Connor Baccus led the Lakes with 21 points and connected on five 3s.

After trailing 33-17 at half, LL-H cut the deficit to 40-32 heading into the fourth before Republic-Michigamme held on for the victory.

Next, LL-H (5-9, 5-7) goes to L’Anse tonight.

LL-H 9 8 15 14 — 46

R-M 25 8 7 16 — 56

LL-H — Crouch 6, Baccus 21, Tuovila 4, Heikkinen 8, Sutherland 5, Klein 2. F: 21; Fouled out: Heikkinen, Moilanen, Klein; 3-point field goals: Baccus 5, Crouch 2.

R-M — Shumate 2, DuPont 7, Hanninen 17, Morgan 2, K. Ball 18, Rosenbaum 2, A.J. Ball 8. F: 14; Fouled out: A.J. Ball; Free throws: 11-21; 3-point field goals: DuPont 2, Hanninen.

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