Bobcats wins Division 1 basketball state quarterfinal, go on to state semifinals

DAVISON — The Grand Blanc Bobcats fought back against an Orchard Lake St. Mary’s rally Tuesday at the end of the game, played in Davison, for a 58-53 Division 1 boys basketball state quarterfinal win.

Ty Rodgers and guard R.J. Taylor’s work on the floor helped the team advance to Thursday’s state semifinal at Breslin Center in Lansing.

Grand Blanc (13-2) overcame a 65-52 loss to St. Mary’s (14-1) earlier in the season while handing the Eaglets their first loss in 29 games dating back to January of 2020 against Flint Beecher.

Grand Blanc committed six turnovers through the first three quarters and another five turnovers in the fourth period.