Multiple Teams · Grizzlies open their tournament with a win – 3/10/16


The Ypsilanti Boys Varsity Basketball team finally got their tournament started on Wednesday night as they took on the Saline Hornets at Monroe High School.  The Defense from both teams was the standout at the beginning of the ball game with only 17 points scored after one quarter…Ypsi 10, Saline 7.  The solid defense continued for the Grizzlies as they opened up the 2nd with a 7-3 run in the first 2 1/2 minutes, extending their lead to 17-10 early in the second.  Not a lot of scoring throughout the rest of 2nd as The Grizzlies took a 21-11 lead into the break….Defense turned to offense for Ypsilanti as the Grizzlies came out to begin the 3rd with a 10-0 run leading 31-11 halfway through the 3rd and that lead continued to grow as the Ypsi took a 40-13 lead into the final stanza….The grizzlies were able to take the win with a final score 49-22 advancing to the District finals Friday night when they take on Lincoln Consolidated.  They will play at Monroe High School, tipping off at 7:00 pm, the winner of this game will advance to the regionals that will be played at Lincoln.  Good Luck Grizzlies!!