Preview: Bobcat JV basketball teams play tonight, Varsity Friday

There’s a lot of basketball for Bobcat fans over the next three days.

Whiteford’s boys and girls basketball junior varsity teams will play today with the varsity games being scheduled for Friday.

Today, at 5:30, the Bobcat JV boys basketball team will host Whitmore Lake. Also at 5:30 p.m., the girls JV team will play on the road at Erie Mason.

On Friday, the Bobcat varsity girls basketball team (9-5 overall, 7-2 in the TCC), will travel to Whitmore Lake for a 5:30 p.m. start against the Trojans (1-11, 0-9). The Whiteford girls will also be on the road Saturday, playing at TCC-leading Morenci.

The Bobcats are trying to reach double digits in wins for the first time since the 2013-14 team won 12 games.

Baylee Baldwin, who broke the Whiteford career record for 3-pointers Tuesday, has moved into a tie for 15th place on Whiteford’s all-time scoring list with 658 career points. Here’s a look at the top 20:

Hubbard, Karen 1,663
Murphy, Dawn 1,484
Koppelman, Leslie 1,215
Ross, Leigh 1,180
O’Mara, Kristin 1,120
Adams, Wendy 1,057
Bunge, Janie 1,057
Koppelman, Rae 1,034
Langenderfer, Pam 895
Chany, Breanne 831
Schmidt, Holly 827
Long, Sandy 810
Manley, Erin 674
Bierley, Jennifer 674
VanBrandt, Jamie 658
Baldwin, Baylee 658
Rafferty Kayla 624
Koppelman, Dee 614
Green, Lynette 609
Granata, Caitlin 609

The Bobcat boys varsity will play at Whitmore Lake at 7 p.m. Friday. Whiteford’s boys are 10-2 and 8-0 in the TCC while Whitmore Lake’s boys are 2-9 overall and 2-6 in the TCC. The Trojans have the league’s biggest upset this season, a 68-64 win over Summerfield.

Speaking on individual scoring, Whiteford’s Thomas Eitniear needs two points to break into the top 25 list on Whiteford’s all-time career boys scoring leader list:

Player Points
Colin Lake 1,925
Eddie Sharpe 1,693
Josh DuPree 1,242
Brad Nieman 1,208
Jake DuPree 1,127
Everett DuPree 1,072
Gary Carter 1,044
Corey Simpson 963
Terry Futrell 928
Joe Gust 874
Kent Waterford 865
Fred Kutzke 854
Brandon Albright 835
Chris DuPree 830
John Maigret 815
Rich Koppelman 808
Todd Adams 783
Brad Stevens 781
Dave Gust 774
Kevin McNulty 733
Thomas Eitniear 731

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