Whiteford, Madison advance to men’s basketball finals against SMCC and Sand Creek

District semifinal men’s basketball games played Wednesday night have determined teams for the district finals games to be played Friday evening.
The Royals took an early 3-2 lead and trailed Whiteford by four points until a three-point shot by Cameron Iott with a just over a minute to go in the fourth quarter to stretch the lead to seven.
On the other side of the District 70  bracket Summerfield gave SMCC a good game trailing only by five going into the fifth quarter.
Whiteford and SMCC square off at 7 p.m. Friday for the district final.
In district 69 at Hudson, Madison led by two at halftime and Clinton went on to a five-point lead after three quarters however, the Trojans kept their composure that led them to a five-point victory. Sand Creek defeated Manchester in the second game and will play Madison at 7 p.m. Friday.
The winners of both District 69 and 70 will advance to the Region 20 tournament at Ecorse.

Wednesday’s scores
District 70 Semifinals @ Blissfield
Whiteford 54
Blissfield 42

Summerfield 39

District 69 Semifinals @ Hudson
Madison 59
Clinton 54

Sand Creek 55
Manchester 42