McCOMB — McComb’s top three scorers combined to shoot above 50 percent on Thursday, while Lakota’s top three shot under 25 percent as the Panthers used a big third quarter edge the Raiders 51-44 in nonleague action.
McComb, which trailed by one at halftime, outscored Lakota 22-9 in the third quarter to improve to 4-7 overall.
Jacob Rider paced the Panthers with 17 points and a team-high nine rebounds, including seven offensive boards, Tanner Schroeder scored 14 and Tristan Sherick was nearly perfect shooting 4 of 5 with nine points.
Josh Kagy led the Raiders with nine points, Tyler Gabel scored eight and Levi Myers chipped in six points.
Lakota (2-9)
Kagy 3-0–9, Gabel 4-0–8, Myers 1-4–6, Schaser 3-0–6, Wehrle 2-1–5, Balderson 2-0–4, Miller 1-0–2. TOTALS: 18-50 5-8–44.
McComb (4-7)
Rider 7-2–17, Schroeder 5-1–14, Sherick 4-0–9, Wasson 3-0–6, Davis 1-0–3, Gustwiller 0-2–2. TOTALS: 20-48 5-9–51.
Lakota 8 14 9 13 — 44
McComb 14 7 22 8 — 51
3-Point GOALS: Lakota 3-11 (Kagy 3); McComb 6-19 (Schroeder 3, Rider, Sherick & Davis).
rebounds: Lakota 27; McComb 31 (Rider 9).
turnovers: Lakota 11, McComb 14.

GRAND LAKE CHRISTIAN 78
HERITAGE CHRISTIAN 34
ST. MARYS — Heritage Christian ran into a buzzsaw Thursday, falling behind 26-6 after one quarter en route to a 78-34 defeat at the hands of unbeaten Grand Lake Christian.
Matthew Bame had 15 points and two assists to lead Heritage Christian (3-6). Rob Sorensen had six points and eight rebounds, and Josh Grimm scored five points with three steals.
Joe Homan had 18 points and 14 rebounds for Grand Lake Christian (12-0). Ben Homan scored 12 points with nine assists and six steals, while Kale Menchhofer scored 17 points.

Heritage Christian (3-6)
Ridenour 2-0–4, Bame 6-3–15, Grimm 2-0–5, Barajaz 1-0–2, Sorensen 2-1–6, Schultz 1-0–2. TOTALS: 14-52 4-10–34.
Grand Lake Christian (12-0)
Simmons 1-0″”2, Olson 2-1–5, Rex 5-0–10, Key 1-0–2, Menchhofer 8-0–17, Haller 2-0–4, B. Homan 5-2–12, J. Homan 9-0–18, Pacza 1-0–3, Hagaman 2-0–5. TOTALS: 36 3-6–78.
Heritage Christian 6 11 16 1 — 34
Grand Lake Christian 26 23 17 12 — 78
3-Point GOALS: Heritage Christian 2-14 (Grimm, Sorensen), Grand Lake Christian 3 (Menchhofer, Pacza, Hageman).
rebounds: Heritage Christian 36 (Sorensen 8); Grand Lake Christian 53 (J. Homan 14).
turnovers: Heritage Christian 14, Grand Lake Christian 4.

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