Hegewald dedicates senior night win to travel teammate’s sister with cancer | Sports

TRAVERSE CITY — Monday night belonged to Colleen Hegewald and Cora Pomaranski.

But instead of keeping all the attention for themselves as the only two seniors in Traverse City St. Francis’ final regular-season home game, Hegewald came up with an idea for Monday’s nonconference girls basketball game against Lake Leelanau St. Mary.

The team wore pink jerseys to honor the sister of Hegewald’s travel basketball teammate that’s battling bone cancer. Taylor Zeinstra, 11, is the younger sister of Avery Zeinstra, one of Hegewald’s teammates with the West Michigan Drive, a team based in Grand Rapids.

“She’s been fighting it for