UNDATED (WHTC) - The state high school girls' basketball tournament began on Monday night, with two of four Lakeshore teams in action advancing in district play. Zeeland West defeated Allendale, 32-28, while Saugatuck beat North Muskegon, 58-46. However, West Ottawa lost to Grandville, 56-49, and Zeeland East fell to Byron Center, 29-24. On Wednesday evening: Holland plays Hudsonville at Zeeland East; Holland Christian visits Unity Christian; Zeeland West faces Hamilton at Unity Christian; Fennville is at Saugatuck; Black River battles Western Michigan Christian at Saugatuck; and Calvary meets The Potter's House at Freedom Christian.
High school boys' regular season play continues on Tuesday evening. Hear the West Ottawa-Holland Christian game from the Holland Civic Center at 6:40 PM on 1450 WHTC and http://whtc.com/listen-live; Holland hosts Mona Shores; Zeeland East entertains Tri-unity Christian; Zeeland West is home to Spring Lake; and Saugatuck travels to Watervliet.
Exhibition baseball on Monday saw the Tigers trounce Philadelphia, 10-1, the Cubs fall to the LA Dodgers, 7-6, and the White Sox play a 9-9 draw with San Francisco. On Tuesday, the Tigers' game with Houston is on 1450 WHTC at 1 PM; the Cubs face Colorado, and the White Sox battle Texas.
Marian Hossa's goal at the 1:44 mark of overtime enabled the Blackhawks to outlast visiting Edmonton on Monday night, 3-2. Chicago, undefeated in regulation in its first 19 games this season, is at St. Louis on Thursday evening.
Al Horford and Josh Smith each scored 23 points, as visiting Atlanta defeated the Pistons on Monday night, 114-103. Detroit is at Washington on Wednesday evening.
The Chicago Bulls entertain Cleveland at the United Center on Tuesday night.
State major college basketball on Tuesday evening finds the University of Detroit home to Loyola of Chicago at Calihan Hall.