Mt. Clemens Turns up Pressure to Topple Rochester High

Dwight Sanders is not Mt. Clemens’ normal three-point marksman. On Thursday night, he was dead-on from downtown when it counted most. The senior guard drilled his only three-pointer of the contest with 53.2 second left to give his team a 45-44 lead and the Bathers went on to record a 47-44 victory over host Rochester in the finals of the Rochester Holiday Classic.  “He’s not our best three-point shooter. He usually makes about one a game,” said Mt. Clemens coach Kurt Wilson, who team … [Read more...]

Rochester High Boys Basketball Storms Past Detroit City

 Less than two weeks after blowing an eight-point lead with four minutes to go against West Bloomfield and losing to the Lakers in overtime, Rochester got a chance at redemption and seized it.  The Falcons trailed Detroit City with 3:53 to go by eight points (45-37) in the semifinals Tuesday of the Rochester Holiday Classic boys basketball tournament, but found a way to soar back and force overtime before prevailing 56-53. The Falcons (1-2) will face Mount Clemons, which defeated Hartland in … [Read more...]