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Houghton Lake Tops Lake City in Close First Round Showdown in Boys Basketball

MANTON – Houghton Lake took down Lake City in a close district first round matchup, 52-47, in Div. 3 boys basketball on Monday night.

The Bobcats led most of the game, holding 44-35 advantage heading into the 4th quarter.

Lake City closed the gap in the final minutes of the game to come within 4 points, but Houghton Lake hit its free throws down the stretch to hold on for the win.

The Trojans finish the season 12-9 overall.

Houghton Lake advance to the district semifinal to face Grayling on Wednesday at 7 p.m.