ALPENA — Protection made the distinction when it counted.

After struggling early, Cadillac clamped down within the second half and beat Alpena 49-32 in a Large North Convention ladies basketball Tuesday evening.

The Vikings did what they wanted to do on the offensive finish of the courtroom within the first half however not a lot on the opposite finish.

“The primary half, I used to be glad on the offensive finish. We had been capable of execute nicely and get good high quality photographs,” Cadillac coach Kip Damgard mentioned. “We struggled on the defensive finish, although, and gave up some threes.

“Within the second half, we tightened down on our protection and I felt like that was the distinction within the recreation. We had contributions from lots of people, too. Any time you go to Alpena and are available out of there with a win, we’re pleased with that.”

Molly Anderson paced Cadillac with 15 factors whereas Livi Meyer had 12, Ashlyn Lundquist six, Macy Brown 5 and Joslyn Seeley 5.

The Vikings (5-0 general) host Traverse Metropolis Central on Thursday.

• Cadillac gained the JV recreation 47-32. Madalie Dickerson paced the Vikings with 19 factors and Concord Donzell scored eight.

• Cadillac’s freshman workforce beat Boyne Metropolis 36-14. Madisyn Lundquist led the Vikings with 11 whereas Jazmin Angell had eight and Avery Mickelson 5.