Wednesday’s roundup: Armada starts fast to top Memphis

Blake Meakin
Special to The Detroit News

In what has been an “inconsistent” season as described by head coach Russ Collins, Armada had one of its good nights Wednesday, defeating visiting Memphis, 65-52, thanks to a big first half.

“Today we played well early,” Collins said. “ It was one of those games you played in two halves.”

Led by Mitchell Ruczynski, who hit five 3-pointers in the first half, Armada (5-5) got out to a 38-26 first-half lead.

“We just kinda cruised from there,” said Collins.

Ruczynski had 20 total points.

Adam Job added 11 for Armada.

Wesley Wolschleger scored 23 for Memphis (1-11).

More boys basketball

Detroit Renaissance 65, Detroit Osborn 51: Justin Turner had 22 points and Charles Jones had 13 for Renaissance (11-1). Kenneth Holloway scored 15 for Osborn.

Southfield Bradford Academy 67, Detroit Mumford 64 (OT): Aaron Gunnells scored 22 and Tyrone Robinson had 15 points and seven assists for Bradford (7-2). Brandon Green had 20 points for Mumford (6-5).

Girls basketball

Detroit Collegiate Prep/Northwestern 55, Detroit Pershing 20: Ericka Smith had 14 points, Faith Bynum had 12 points and 12 rebounds and Nikiya Cordell scored 10 for Collegiate Prep (10-3).

Detroit Henry Ford 54, Detroit Osborn 16: Amber Clark had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Taylor Williams had 14 points and 10 rebounds for Henry Ford (13-3).

Detroit King 87, Detroit Westside 17: Deljanae Williams had 21 points, Jordan Lewis had 18 and Alicia Norman had 17 for King.

Detroit Mumford 54, Detroit Cody 12: Brooklyn Taylor scored 12 and De’Anna Fletcher had 11 for Mumford (8-4).

Detroit East English Village 59, Detroit Central 17: Jayla Smith had 16 points and 10 assists and Cerra Maholmes had 12 points and seven steals for East English (8-5).

Blake Meakin is a freelance writer; News staff contributed