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Wildcats end 4-game losing skid by defeating Dux

Cory Ainsworth

The Wayland boys’ varsity basketball team Tuesday night halted a four-game losing streak by posting a 61-45 non-conference victory at Zeeland West.

The victory improved the Wildcats’ overall season record to 3-4.

Wayland held a slim 15-13 advantage at the end of the first period, but led by 11, 33-22 at intermission. The Dux were able

Travis Cutler

to creep to within four points, 37-33, at the end of three, but the visitors used a 24-12 cushion in the fourth quarter to pull away.

Junior center Cory Ainsworth led the Wildcats offensively with 17 points, senior forward Carter Nyp had 15 and senior guard Travis Cutler netted a dozen.
The Wildcats will be out to even their season record Friday evening on the home court against O-K Gold Conference rival Middleville Thornapple Kellogg.
(Photos courtesy of Kenny Ritz)

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