Lakes earn win on road to start

WATERSMEET — The Lake Linden-Hubbell Lakes girls basketball team opened their season in stunning fashion, scoring 25 points in the first quarter alone en route to a 62-38 win on the road over Watersmeet.

Mackenzie LePage drove the offense for the Lakes, scoring seven baskets in the opening quarter alone as part of a 22-point night.

The Lakes took a 35-21 lead into the half. In the second half, Joslynn Perala got going, putting up seven of her 11 points and helping drive a 10-point third quarter.

Lake Linden scored 17 points in the final eight minutes with every single girl who touched the floor getting at least a point.

Lake Linden 25 10 10 17 – 62

Watersmeet 10 11 8 9 – 38

LLH: LePage 22, Perala 11, Keranen 11, Hendrickson 7, Corrigan 2, Baccus 2, Dostaler 2, Palosaari 2, Ghazare 2, Destrampe 1; Fouls: 16; Fouled out: none; 3-point field goals: Keranen 1

WAT: Garrison 13, Snow 12, Pallin 7, Nelson 6; Fouls: 14; Fouled out: Snow; 3-point field goals: Nelson 1, Garrison 1