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Frankfort Boys and Girls Basketball Teams Earn Close Wins Over Fruitport Calvary Christian

MANISTEE – The Frankfort girls basketball team beat Fruitport Calvary Christian 44-39 on Tuesday afternoon and the boys team followed it up with a 61-57 victory over the Eagles.

The games were part of the Manistee Catholic Central Christmas Tournament.

With the win, the Panthers girls team improves to 3-3 on the season. Frankfort led by double digits midway through the third quarter and while Calvary Christian fought its way back, the Panthers were able to keep them at an arm’s length until the final buzzer.

Frankfort girls basketball will play the hosting Manistee Catholic Central Sabers in the tournament championship on Thursday after Manistee CC beat Central Lake 43-39 in the other semifinal.

The Frankfort boys team improves to 4-1 with its victory. Calvary Christian led 34-29 at halftime before Frankfort outscored the Eagles by nine in the second half.

Frankfort boys basketball will also play Manistee Catholic Central in the tournament championship on Thursday as the Sabers boys beat Central Lake 48-41.