Red Arrows pick up first wins
by Justin Scott
After weeks of playing tough competition, the Red Arrows varsity boys basketball team was able to pick up their first wins of the season last week against Greenville and Cedar Springs.
On Tuesday at home, the varsity basketball team faced Greenville at the conclusion of a tripleheader. The freshman and junior varsity teams knocked off the Yellowjackets in the opening two games.
LHS led 23-18 at halftime. Bret Spanbauer started the second half with a putback two followed up with a Braiden Hamilton basket to set the tone for the second half. Lowell came out on top by a score of 50-35.
On Friday, the Red Arrows traveled out to Cedar Springs for a game with the Red Hawks. LHS won a closely fought contest by a score of 48-44.
The Lady Arrows lost a pair of closely contested games last week against Greenville and Cedar Springs. In the 43-38 loss to Greenville, LHS was led by Molly Frederickson who scored 11 points. Jena Lyon added 9 points for the Arrows as well. In the game at Cedar Springs on Friday night, Lowell fell by a score of 48-39.
Both teams are at home this week for their annual Military Tribute games on Friday against Wayland Union. The girls will kick off the action at 5:30 pm followed by the Military Honoree Tribute, followed by the boys game.