“Rouge basketball is based on state championships,” Stone said. “There are 14 state championship banners in our gymnasium. Coach (Lofton) Greene has a number of runner-up second places, but he didn’t place those banners in the gymnasium. That’s my mentor, he taught me everything I know about basketball. If he’s not satisfied with runner-ups, neither can I be.”
River Rouge continues to roll towards the quest for a State Championship. The Panthers destroyed Dearborn Divine Child 70-43 last night in Milan.
Rouge’s quarterfinal battle with Haslett is set for 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Chelsea High School.
River Rouge crushed Chelsea 65-46 Tuesday night and will look to retain the crown as Regional Champion.
They will take on Dearborn Divine Child Thursday night at Milan High School (7 p.m. tip).
The Chiefs struggled against a very tough and athletic Woodhaven team, falling to the Warriors 76-48. Woodhaven advances to play Temperance Bedford in the Division 1 District Final at Huron High School Friday at 7 pm.
Southgate Anderson hit a shot with no time left to defeat Melvindale 44-43.
Huron got a big win last night in a very low scoring game against Milan.
New Boston Huron 36, Milan 32
MILAN — Huron (4-5) led 9-5 after the first quarter, but Milan (3-6) outscored the Chiefs 11-2 in the second to take a 16-11 lead into the half. Huron responded after the break, outscoring Milan 17-8 to pull ahead for good.
Austin Wyszynski drained three 3-pointers and led Huron with 15 points. Kyle Carey hit four treys and paced the Big Reds with 17 points.