Newaygo Tops Wayland by 16, Reaches State Semis

VICKSBURG – The Newaygo girls basketball team punched its ticket to its first state semifinal appearance since 1985 with 51-35 win over Wayland in a Division 2 state quarterfinal Monday.

The Lions (20-1) led 26-17 at the half.

Jaxi Long led Newaygo with 19 points.

Winners of the 1984 and 1985 Class C state titles, Newaygo will now face state powerhouse Detroit Country Day (15-2) in a semifinal at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

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