Royal men down Ida for season’s first win

By Chad Hutchinson

The Blissfield men’s varsity basketball squad members have found themselves confronted with a challenging start to their 2012 season, suffering three straight losses, including a 61-27 loss to Albion Tuesday, Dec. 14.

But the Royals hit the hardwood on Friday night, Dec. 14, looking to right the ship against LCAA rival Ida. Blissfield jumped out to a 32-16 halftime lead that they wouldn’t relinquish as they held on secure their first victory of the season 61-51 over the Bluestreaks.

For the complete story, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.

lissfield’s Jacob Kopka drives the lane before dishing the ball to a teammate for an easy layup against Ida. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc. Photo by Chad Hutchinson.