January 31, 2009
VIDEO: LaDontae Henton vs. Jon Horford
GRAND LEDGE - Two of the state's finest basketball players squared off on Friday night as LaDontae Henton led Lansing Eastern against Grand Ledge and their dynamic big man Jon Horford with Michigan State coach Tom Izzo looking on.
Henton, who projects as a wing in college, played center against Grand Ledge. The 6-foot-6, sophomore used his strength to keep Horford off the glass and limited the emerging junior to 8 points. Henton led all scorers with 22 points in a 72-62 victory for Lansing Eastern.
During the summer, Henton and Horford are teammates playing for Rod Watts on the Michigan Mustangs. But on Friday, Henton and Horford were adversaries. The head coach of Lansing Eastern, Watts was also on the bench opposite Horford.
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