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Hartland — Madi Moyer knew the ball was coming to her in the closing seconds with the Kensington Lakes Activities Association West Division championship hanging in the balance Tuesday night.

As Moyer watched Hartland senior guard Nikki Dompierre drive the lane, she saw Dompierre’s pass headed her way.

“Just make it Madi, just make it,” Moyer said to herself before knocking down the 3-pointer from the left corner with three seconds remaining to give No. 7 Hartland a 36-33 victory over No. 6 Brighton.

“I had never practiced that shot before in my life," Moyer said, "but it was such an amazing feeling to shoot and then have it go in and hear the crowd go crazy … such a big crowd tonight.”

More: David Goricki's girls high school basketball rankings: Feb. 16

Yes, it was, especially since Brighton had handed Hartland its lone loss of the season 41-33 on Jan. 24. Hartland (16-1, 12-1) clinched the West Division title since Howell handed Brighton (15-2, 11-2) an earlier loss.

The KLAA West showdown showcased a pair of outstanding centers in Michigan-bound Whitney Sollom for Hartland and Bowling Green-bound Sophie Dziekan.

Sollom (six points, seven rebounds) and Dziekan (six points, eight rebounds) neutralized each other, though Sollom sat for large portions of the game in foul trouble.

Sollom played tough defense to prevent Dziekan from scoring inside with less than 30 seconds remaining and Dompierre did the rest, bringing the ball up and finding Moyer for the winning shot.

“This is kind of like a throwback game, big crowd, championship game and the teams know each other so well,” Hartland coach Don Palmer said.

“I guess we did just enough to win and the kids made a couple of big plays at the end, and the kids who made them, Nikki Dompierre is a senior, been on varsity for three years and Moyer’s been on varsity three years, so we were fortunate the game was determined by them, but there’s no difference in these two teams. They are two great teams.”

Hartland led 11-10 after one and 24-16 at halftime but was limited to two points in the third quarter as Brighton pulled within 26-25.

Hartland, which had made just 11 of 39 shots through three quarters, missed its first eight shots during the fourth, including five 3-pointers while Brighton went on a 7-2 run to take a 32-28 lead with 3:30 left.

Dompierre made a 3-pointer — her lone points of the game — with 3:15 left to cut the deficit to 32-31 and later found Moyer for the difference.

Sophomore guard Amanda Roach scored 10 for Hartland, all in the first half, while Moyer scored nine, five coming during the fourth quarter.

Elaine Halonen scored 11 for Brighton.

More girls basketball

Dearborn 54, Belleville 44: Justina Szalkowski scored 19 and Malak Alhajj 12 for Dearborn (15-2, 11-2 KLAA East). Shani Lewis had 11 points for Belleville (3-14, 2-11).

Dearborn Fordson 56, Livonia Churchill 46: Batoul Reda had 18 points with seven assists and Diana Saleh had 26 points with 13 rebounds for Fordson (7-10, 4-9 KLAA East). Keke Buggs had 21 points for Churchill (10-7, 7-6).

Detroit University Prep 65, Ecorse 59: Junahya Johnson scored 15 and Brenna Orton 12 for University Prep (11-5, 7-2 MMAC). Alliyah Davis scored 22 and Dasia Croft had 17 points and 12 rebounds for Ecorse (12-2, 8-1).

Grosse Pointe North 38, Grosse Pointe South 28: Christina Braker scored 11 for North (13-5). Alexa Downey scored 11 for South (14-4).

Plymouth 49, Novi 28: Sophie Zelek scored 15 and Ella Riley and Kyra Brandon each scored nine for Plymouth (9-8, 6-7 KLAA West). Novi is 8-9, 5-8.

River Rouge 52, Hamtramck 29: Shaniece Halmon scored 16, Detorri Hall 14 with eight assists and six steals and Nautica Holmes scored 10 with 10 rebounds and five steals for Rouge (9-5, 7-2 MMAC). Hamtramck is 8-8, 4-5.

Rochester Adams 64, Rochester 46: Lauren Petersmark scored 17 for Adams (11-6, 6-3 OAA White). Rochester is 9-8, 8-2 in the OAA Blue.

Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest 46, Plymouth Christian 40: Sabrina Gottschalk scored 17 and Jena Maniaci 12 for Northwest (12-5). Anna Fernandez scored 17 for Plymouth (12-5).

St. Clair Shores Lakeview 53, Marine City 39: Tricia Sankiewicz scored 15, Ari Wlodeck 13, Kayla Austin 11 with 12 assists and Taedom Stein 11 with 14 rebounds for Lakeview (15-3). Marine City is 15-3.

Taylor 41, Southgate Anderson 25: Amiah Thomas scored 15 and Taneicea Burleigh 10 for Taylor (10-8, 8-7 Downriver). Southgate is 4-13, 3-11.

Trenton 61, Allen Park 41: Kayla Everingham scored 19 with 10 rebounds, Alayna Mulford scored 14 and Riley Dolence 10 for Trenton (15-3, 12-2 DRL). Mia Nightengale scored 12 and Madison Stibel 10 for Allen Park (8-8, 8-5).

Troy 64, Farmington 33: Charlotte Sobotka scored 12 and Kendal Zeiter had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Troy (12-5, 6-4 OAA White). Valavian Pallett scored 11 for Farmington (4-12, 4-5 OAA Blue).

Girls scores

Huron

Flat Rock 54, New Boston Huron 31

KLAA

Dearborn 54, Belleville 44

Howell 56, Canton 19

Livonia Stevenson 52, Westland John Glenn 41

Northville 47, Salem 43

MAC

Clawson 47, Eastpointe 22

Hazel Park 40, Madison Heights Lamphere 34

Macomb L'Anse Creuse North 57, Marysville 25

New Baltimore Anchor Bay 49, St. Clair 32

Port Huron Northern 57, Sterling Heights 23

Utica 47, Romeo 30

Utica Eisenhower 51, Utica Ford 41

Warren Cousino 33, Sterling Heights Stevenson 26

Warren Woods Tower 40, Clinton Township Clintondale 14

Southeastern

Dexter 65, Ypsilanti 50

Saline 65, Ann Arbor Huron 54

Others

Allen Park Inter-City 78, Clarkston Everest 47

Almont 46, Marine City Cardinal Mooney 14

Auburn Hills Avondale 55, Pontiac Notre Dame 36

Dearborn Advanced Tech Academy 43, Dearborn Heights Star International 19

Dearborn Heights Crestwood 45, Lincoln Park 44

Detroit Edison 67, Detroit Cass Tech 25

Livonia Clarenceville 39, Redford Union 37

Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest 46, Christian Academy 40

Westland Universal Learning Academy 46, Detroit Cesar Chavez Academy 23

Whitmore Lake 72, Taylor Prep 49

Boys basketball

Allen Park 49, Trenton 32: Peirce Eaton had 10 points for Allen Park (8-7, 6-6 Downriver). Ryan Scheffler had 13 points for Trenton (5-9, 4-9).

Belleville 54, Dearborn 42: Connor Bush had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Lorenzo Wright had 14 points for Belleville (14-3, 13-0 KLAA East). Jamil Mashhour scored 14 for Dearborn (11-6, 8-5).

Canton Prep 50, Detroit Jalen Rose Leadership Academy 44: DaMarco Thomas had 17 points and Bo Oyeneyin 14 for Canton Prep (13-4). Jaylin Williams had nine points for Jalen Rose (11-5).

Chesterfield Austin Catholic 30, Flint Michigan School For The Deaf 25: Gabriel Nahhas had 14 points for Chesterfield Austin (4-5). Squires Morgandavid had 11 points for School For Deaf (1-15).

Dearborn Advanced Tech Academy 80, Warren Michigan Math & Science 35: Tervaris Webb scored 25 and Ben Canty 13 for Dearborn (12-4, 8-0 DMAC). Devin Richards scored 14 for Math & Science (6-8, 5-4).

Hamtramck 63, Macomb L’Anse Creuse North 56: Noah Burns had 13 points and 10 rebounds, Amari Allen and Mike Lewis each scored 12 for Hamtramck (14-3, 8-2 MMAC Blue). North is 11-5, 6-4 in the MAC Red.

Hope of Detroit Academy 63, Southfield Manoogian 47: Yannis Whitehead scored 25, Darius Whitehead 17 and Christopher Jaco scored 10 with 10 rebounds for Hope of Detroit (5-7). Manoogian is 3-8.

Northville 48, Salem 47: Grant Mathiesen scored 16 for Northville (13-4, 9-4 KLAA). Ashton Wheeler scored 14 for Salem (5-12, 2-11).

Novi Christian Academy 69, Dearborn Heights Robichaud 50: Johnathan Blackwell had 39 points and Ethan Cooper had 11 points for Novi Christian (9-7). David Williams had 14 points and Keon Moore 12 for Robichaud (3-12).

More: David Goricki's boys high school basketball rankings: Feb. 16

Plymouth 55, Novi 54: Jacob Smith had 15 points for Plymouth (8-9, 5-8 KLAA West). Bryce Rubin had 13 points for Novi (5-11, 3-10).

Romulus 80, Detroit Country Day 66: Keyshawn Kyle had 18 points and Terrance Broughton 15 points with seven assists for Romulus (13-3). Julian Lewis scored 18 for Country Day (3-10).

Warren De La Salle Collegiate 62, Sterling Heights Stevenson 41: Joe Gjonaj scored 18 and Will Smythe 13 for De La Salle (10-6). Stevenson is 7-9 in the MAC Red.

Westland John Glenn 57, Livonia Stevenson 49: Kyle Holt scored 18 and Deonte Pearson had 10 for Westland (11-5, 11-2 KLAA East). Evan Bradford scored 19 for Livonia (11-6, 8-5).

Wyandotte 57, Edsel Ford 55: Hayden Loya scored 12 and Ethan Saenz 11 for Wyandotte (13-3, 12-1 Downriver League). Rami Salem scored 29 for Edsel Ford (5-12, 4-9).

Boys scores

Blue Water Area

Croswell-Lexington 65, Richmond 63

Imlay City 54, Almont 51

Yale 62, Algonac 38

Catholic League

Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard 59, Ann Arbor Greenhills 40

Downriver

Woodhaven 59, Gibraltar Carlson 46

Huron

Flat Rock 83, Monroe Jefferson 58

Riverview 46, Carleton Airport 40

KLAA

Howell 75, Canton 71

MAC

St. Clair Shores Lakeview 48, New Baltimore Anchor Bay 47

OAA

Berkley 70, Auburn Hills Avondale 57

Ferndale 86, Oak Park 80

North Farmington 62, Lake Orion 18

Rochester Hills Stoney Creek 54, Farmington 53

Troy 66, Birmingham Groves 58

Troy Athens 64, Royal Oak 54

Southeastern

Ann Arbor Skyline 57, Temperance Bedford 51

Dexter 58, Ypsilanti 50

Ypsilanti Lincoln 108, Chelsea 102 (2OT)

Others

Canton Prep 50, Detroit Jalen Rose Leadership Academy 44

Dearborn Divine Child 50, Detroit Western 42

Dearborn Heights Crestwood 62, Lincoln Park 52

Dearborn Heights Star International 66, Detroit Cesar Chavez Academy 46

Detroit Denby 81, Taylor Trillium 76

Ferndale University 80, Pontiac Excellence 55

david.goricki@detroitnews.com

Detroit News staff contributed.

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