Zylstra, Turner Help Hornets Advance to Finals in Basketball Tournament

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 01/05/2017 - 02:31
Justin Zylstra went 3-for-3 on three-pointers and scored 13 points.

Saline defeated Redford Thurston 50-31 Wednesday at a tournament at Salem High School.

Justin Zylstra went 3-for-3 on three-point shots and scored 13 points for the Hornets Emmett Turner also scored 13 points.

Jacob Finkbeiner and Calder Pellerin each scored eight points. Ryan Foley (3 points), Sean Millspaugh (3 points) and Connor Terech (2 points) also scored for Saline.

The Hornets built a 15-2 lead in the first quarter and watched Thursday cut the lead to 19-14 at halftime. Saline regained its edge in the third quarter for a 36-22 lead heading into the fourth.

The Hornets play Woodhaven in the tournament final at 6:30 p.m., Thursday at Salem High School.

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