The East Lansing boys basketball team avenged a regional loss to Kalamazoo Central a year ago by beating the Maroon Giants 70-37 at Battle Creek Lakeview High School on Monday night. The Trojans played smothering defense all night to advance to the regional final game against CAAC Blue rival Okemos on Wednesday night. Ben Zeka led the Trojans off the bench with 13 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals and 3 blocked shots. Mr. Basketball finalist Brandon Johns had 11 points, 7 rebounds, 6 blocks and 3 assists. Freshman Marcus Wourman Jr. had 10 points and 3 steals. Jack Morse had 11 points and 5 rebounds and senior floor leader Malik Jones had 7 points and dished out 5 assists.
The Trojans will face Okemos in the regional final on Wednesday night at 6:00 PM at Battle Creek Lakeview High School. Doors open at 5:00 PM, admission is $5.00