Grace Leighton (18 points) and Alexis Russell (12 points) pushed Mendon to a 54-28 Monday at Battle Creek St. Philip.
The Hornets (11-1) got back on track after a two-point loss — their first of the season — to Climax-Scotts on Jan. 31.
Jenna Griffith added eight points, Jackie Friel posted five, Rachel Frisbie had four and Lauren Samson finished with one. Russell and Friel recorded five rebounds each, Furlong grabbed four, Leighton and Griffith each secured three and Samson had two for Mendon, which led 24-14 at halftime.
Defensively, Griffith paced the Hornets with 10 steals, followed by Leighton (five), Furlong (three), and Friel, Samson and Russell with one each. Griffith also tallied a team-high seven assists. Leighton added two.
“Overall, this was a solid team effort,” Mendon coach Leasa Griffith said. “We distributed the ball well and were looking for each other. We also communicated well at both ends of the floor. The assists and steals were what we need to see as we head back into league play.”
It was the second straight game Mendon was without leading scorer Brooke Howard (ankle injury).