40-point outing headlines Muskegon-area boys basketball roundup for Nov. 27

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Ludington sophomore David Shillinger (3) makes a shot over the Whitehall defense during the third quarter of a Whitehall Vikings and Ludington Orioles non-conference boys basketball game at Whitehall High School on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2022. Whitehall won the match up in overtime with a score of 57-54 . (Daniel Shular | MLive.com)Daniel Shular | MLive.com

MUSKEGON, MI – It didn’t take long for Ludington standout David Shillinger to prove he’s one of the top scorers in the state.

The senior guard for the Ludington boys basketball team opened up the 2023 season with a 40-point performance in his team’s 82-57 win over Grant on Monday night. Shillinger knocked down five 3-pointers in the first half after his team trailed 20-10 in the first quarter and fueled a strong second-half effort that saw the Orioles outscore the Tigers 49-24 on their way to a non-conference home win.

Cameron Gunsell added 13 points and nine rebounds for Ludington.

Lucas Swanson scored 19 points to lead Grant, while Oakley Obenauf added 11 points.

Fruitport Calvary Christian 69, Holton 41

The Eagles flew out to a 45-19 lead in the first half and continued to cruise the rest of the way for a non-conference road win over the Red Devils on Monday night.

Quinn Swanson finished with 27 points, including a school-record six 3-pointers, to go along with eight rebounds, seven assists and four steals to pace Fruitport Calvary Christian. Bradley Richards added 23 points, 13 rebounds, three assists, and three steals, Sam Zelenka added six points and eight assists, Zach McFarren had six points and six rebounds and Eric Dubois Quayle had eight points.

Keon McMillan scored 21 points to lead Holton, while Hunter Zang added 16 points.

“Holton has played us tough over the years but our guys came out ready to play for Game 1 tonight,” said Fruitport Calvary Christian head coach Brad Richards. “Our coaches are all really happy with our passing and talking. We have a lot to work on, but I know our boys are looking forward to playing Fruitport next game and that’ll be a challenge.”

Newaygo 57, Comstock Park 43

The Lions led 33-17 at halftime and fended off the Panthers in the second half for a non-conference win.

Caris Nelson finished with 21 points, seven assists, and seven rebounds to lead Newaygo, while Logan Klomp added 13 points and seven rebounds, and Josiah Long had nine points and seven rebounds.

Manistee 56, Onekama 24

Landin Sowa finished with 18 points, eight rebounds and four steals to pace Manistee, while Tramel Caviness added 13 points and eight rebounds, Grayson Prince had six points, Caius Johns had five points and Mason Gunnett had eight rebounds.



WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN (0-0) vs. Montague (0-0), 7 p.m.

WYOMING TRI-UNITY CHRISTIAN (0-0) vs. Orchard View (0-0), 7 p.m.


KENT CITY (0-0) vs. Ravenna (0-0), 7 p.m.

WHITE CLOUD (0-0) vs. Baldwin (0-0), 7 p.m.


HESPERIA (0-0) vs. Walkerville (0-0), 7 p.m.

KENT CITY (0-0) vs. Ravenna (0-0), 7 p.m.

MASON COUNTY CENTRAL (0-0) vs. Manistee (1-0), 7 p.m.

WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN (0-0) vs. Montague (0-0), 7 p.m.

NORTH MUSKEGON (0-0) vs. Muskegon Catholic Central (0-0), 7 p.m.

SHELBY (0-0) vs. Fremont (0-0), 7 p.m.

WYOMING TRI-UNITY CHRISTIAN (0-0) vs. Orchard View (0-0), 7 p.m.

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