Brandywine boys defeated for first time

Published 8:50 am Monday, January 7, 2019

COLOMA — The Brandywine boys basketball team lost its first game of the season as Coloma defeated the visiting Bobcats 79-75 behind 44 points from the Comets’ Zach Goodline.

Brandywine (6-1) led 56-51 heading into the final quarter, but could not hold the lead.

Jaden Croom led the Bobcats with 18 points, while Shane Brown added 15.

Jordan Abrams finished with 13 points.

The Brandywine girls basketball team improved to 6-1 with a 67-23 rout of Coloma.

The Bobcats led 20-5 after one quarter and never looked back.

Nicole Sachman led Brandywine with 16 points, while Zakiyyah Abdullah added 15 points and Malikiyyah Abdullah finished 11 points.

Alexis Rhodes also reached double figures with 10 points.

The Bobcats are back in action Wednesday when they host Marcellus in a non-conference doubleheader beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Cassopolis basketball

The Cassopolis boys basketball team rebounded from its first loss of the season to defeat New Buffalo 58-38 Thursday night.

The Rangers were led by Brayden Saxton’s 20 points, while Tyrese Hunt-Thompson added 15 points.

Cassopolis is now 6-1 on the season.

The Ranger girls basketball team was defeated by the Bison 41-32.

Angel Gary scored 14 points to lead the Rangers, who drop to 2-4 on the year.