Posted On: 01/7/19 9:04 PM

Grand Blanc 62, Chicago Thornton Township 53

In the fifth and final game of Grand Blanc's inaugural #GOTTAGETIT Hoop Classic event, the host Bobcats put on a show against visiting Chicago Thornton Township. The event as a whole did not disappoint, featuring nine of the state's top teams and more than a handful of athletes who are expected to play at the college level. But Grand Blanc head coach Mike Thomas and his squad sent fans home happy after the Bobcats rallied late to snag a win in what was an entertaining end to the night. 

Thornton juniors Ari Brown and Demarco Minor came ready to play, proving they could light up the scoreboard early on. Minor netted several three-pointers in the first quarter and Brown had two of his own, helping the Wildcats to a 17-11 lead after the first quarter. 

After trailing by three at the half, and again after the third, Grand Blanc turned up the heat by scoring five straight points to start the final frame. Three of those came way of a Cedric Givens three, which put the Bobcats on top 42-40 in early in the fourth. 

Thornton hung around as long as they could,

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