The Milford Boys Basketball team clinched the best regular season record in the 2000’s era on Thursday with their win over Fenton tying the 2012 team who had a 16-4 regular season. The boys will open up District play against Walled Lake Northern Monday at 6:00 p.m.
MILFORD 68, FENTON 64: Senior forward Kyle Soderberg scored a game-high 22 points as the Mavericks (16-4) posted their best regular season win total since 2012 with a non-conference victory March 1 over the host Tigers (8-12).
Senior guard Aiden Warzecha added 19 points, while junior center Gunnar Gustafson contributed 18 points and 10 rebounds as Milford, which led 34-21 at halftime, survived a barrage of nine 3-pointers by Fenton during the second half.
“We found a way to weather it,” said Milford coach David Gilbert, whose team made 17-of-23 free throws. “Even though we didn’t win our conference (Lakes Valley), it’s still a pretty cool accomplishment
David Pietryga led Fenton with 21 points. The Tigers made 7-of-11 free throws.
MILFORD 57, SOUTH LYON EAST 45: Junior center Gunnar Gustafson poured in a career-high 29 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Mavericks (15-4, 13-3) to the Lakes Valley Conference victory Feb. 27 over the host Cougars (4-16, 1-15).
Zack Guietts-Stafford led East with 16 points, while Nick Brandon added 10. The Cougars were 2-of-6 from the foul line.