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Alpena 9-10 girls track wins meet; Alpena boys runner up

May 14, 2012
The Alpena News

WEST BRANCH-The Alpena girls freshman and sophomore runners topped the field in a meet on Monday in Ogemaw.

The Wildcats won the meet with 125 points, ahead of Gaylord (115), Cadillac (106), Ogemaw (106) and Bay City John Glenn (70).

Jenna Talbot and Anjelica Patterson each medaled in four events to lead the Wildcats.

Talbot won the 300 hurdles (53.39) and medaled in the pole vault (3rd, 7-6); the long jump (4th, 12-5) and the 100 hurdles (4th, 20.32).

Patterson was second in the 100 dash (14.10) and took third place in the discus (75-11), the shot put (29-1) and the 200 dash (29.19).

Other placers for Alpena were: Danielle Gillespie in the long jump (3rd, 12-6 1/4); Stephanie McNeil in the shot put (29-3 1/2); Kircey Hauser in the shot put (4th, 28-5); Brooke Burrone in the 1600 run (4th, 6:27.7); Etta Kowalewsky in the 400 dash (4th, 1:18.65); Hannah MacDonald in the 3200 run (14:24.8) and Sarah Honeycutt in the 3200 run (16:27.40).

BOYS TRACK AND FIELD

Alpena finishes 2nd at Ogemaw

WEST BRANCH The Alpena boys track team came in second overall behind Cadillac in teh Ogemaw Heights 9-10 Invitational.

Alpena placed first in three different relay events. Ben Manning, Brendan Cordes, Josh Bell, and Gavin Aikens made up the 800 relay team that took first (1:38.34); Manning, Cordes, Aikens, and Drew Shields made up the winning 400 relay team (47.64); and John Smith, Bell, Aikens, and Shields made up the 1600 relay team that won (3:40.28).

Shields took first in the 400 dash (54.65).

Cordes came in first in the 100 dash (12.15), followed by Manning (3rd, 12.22).

Bell took first in the 300 hurdles (52.71), followed by Jeremy Packer (3rd, 45.74).

Jacob Barsen took second in the high jump (5-3), followed by John Mack (4th, 5-0) and Nick Lee (6th 5-0).

Packer took second in the 100 hurdles (17.34) followed by Bell (3rd, 17.55).

Elisha Martin finished second in the 1600 run (4:50), followed by R.J. Centala (3rd, 5:0.10), John Smith (5th, 5:04), and Ben Diamond (8th, 5:07.7).

Martin also took second in the 800 run (2:13.1), followed by Smith (4th, 2:15.8), and Clay Jacobs (7th, 2:28.1).

Aleko Hantzis took third in the shot put (39-8), followed by Nick Bisanz (5th, 39-5.5).

Manning took third in the 200 dash (24.78), followed by Shields (6th, 25.33) and Riley Garant (7th, 25.62).

In the 3200 run, Centala came in 4th (11:22.2), followed by Nevin McHarg (5th, 11:45.6), Ben Diamond (7th, 11:54.8), and Tellis Donajkowski (8th, 11:58.3).

Aikens came in fifth in the long jump (16-9), followed by Cordes (16-3).

Bisanz came in 8th in the discus (88-2).

The Alpena varsity boys will be at Bay City West for regionals on Friday.

TBJH finishes second in tri-meet

CADILLAC-The Thunder Bay Junior High boys track team took second in a tri-meet with Traverse City West and Cadillac on Thursday, finishing with 47 points.

Thunder Bay took six first-place finishes. Individually, Kolin Ghidoni won the 800 run (2:19.9); Isacc Cross won the 1600 run (5:27.6); Nick Skiba won the 100 dash (11.8); and Mitchell Mead tied for first in the pole vault (8-6).

The 800 relay team of Brody Nowak, Wesley Garant, Evan Letourneau and Mitchell Mead won with a time of 1:54.3 and the 400 relay team of Nowak, Garant, Skiba and Justin Roberson won with a time of 51.4.

Second-place finishes for Thunder Bay were: Cross in the 3200 run (11:16.64); Ghidoni in the long jump (16-0) and the 3200 relay team of Cross, Sawyer Boyd, Thommy Hein and Jacob Vought (10:58.7).

Third-place finishes went to: Nowak in the 55 hurdles, Mead in the 200 dash and Skiba in the high jump.

Fourth-place finishes went to: Boyd in the shot put and the 3200 run and Jacob Gapske in the 200 hurdles.

SOFTBALL

Tawas 17-16, Alcona 0-0

LINCOLN-The Tawas softball team got the better of Alcona on Monday, handing the Tigers two loses, 17-0 (three innings) and 16-0 (three innings) in a Huron Shores Conference doubleheader.

Marissa Hirschfelt and Tiffany Younk each had a hit for Alcona in the opener and Nicole Wilt and Rachel Hefferon contributed hits in the nightcap.

Alcona hosts Whittemore-Prescott on Thursday.

Hillman 6-11, Mio 2-1

HILLMAN The Hillman softball team took two wins Monday against Mio.

In the first game, Jensen Tchorzynski struck out nine to lead the Tigers to a 6-2 win.

Rachel Mayes went 2-for-3, Audrey Julka went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs; and Morgan Hardies and Tchorzynski each hit singles.

In the second game, Hillman took an 11-1 win from Mio, led again by Tchorzynski's pitching as she gave up only two hits and struck out eight Mio batters.

Carissa Herrick went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBIs; Mayes went 3-for-3; Tchorzynski went 2-for-4 and had two RBIs; Hardies, Alissa Clink and Julka each doubles; and Amanda Kennard and Kourtney Bouldrey each had a single.

Onaway 12-9, Central Lake 1-0

CENTRAL LAKE The Onaway softball team swept Central Lake Monday to improve its record to 16-3 overall and 14-0 in the Ski Valley Conference.

Emily Estep pitched five innings, gave up one earned run, two walks, two hits and struck out twelve batters to get a 12-1 win in the first game.

Brooke Szymoniak went 2-for-2, Emily Estep went 2-for-3, Sam Brasseur went 2-for-2 with two doubles, Temara Lupu went 1-for-3 and hit a double and Morgan Badgero and Megan Estep each went 1-for-3.

Onaway took a 9-0 win in the second game. Emily Estep pitched, allowing two walks and three hits with 17 strikeouts.

Megan Estep went 2-for-4, Temara Lupu went 1-for-2, Sam Freel went 2-for-3 and Faith Chapman and Szymoniak each had a hit.

The Cardinals will play in Rogers City on Wednesday.

Posen 16-16, Au Gres 1-0

AU GRES-The Posen softball team was the beneficiary of 30 walks on Monday against Au Gres and easily picked up two North Star League wins, 16-1 (three innings) and 16-0 (three innings).

Ashley Meyers pitched a complete game for Posen (18-4, 9-1 NSL) in the opener, allowing two hits and striking out three.

The Wolverines issued 11 walks in the game.

Anna Couture, Paige Lewandowski, Meyers, Emily Delekta, Danielle Rhode, Amy Buczkowski and Jenna Hincka each had a hit for the Vikings.

Abbie Delekta hit a three-run inside-the-park home run in the second game as the Wolverines issued 19 walks.

Meyers, Rhode and Paige Haske also had hits for Posen.

Meyers pitched the first two innings, allowing one hit and striking out three. Taylor Chojnacki pitched the final inning and struck out one.

Posen will host Atlanta on Thursday.

BASEBALL

Alcona 20-2, Tawas 5-8

LINCOLN The Alcona baseball team split its doubleheader against Tawas on Monday.

Alcona scored fourteen runs in the fourth inning to take a 20-5 win over Tawas in the first game. Carson Jamieson pitched three innings, gave up only two earned runs of the five scored against him, three hits, and four walks. He also struck out four.

Dillon Dahn had three hits and two RBIs; Kevin Pagels had two hits and two RBIs and Cody Franklin hit a three-run homer.

Alcona dropped the second game 8-2. Bryan Layton pitched four innings, giving up seven runs, with three earned, on six hits and three walks. He also struck out seven Tawas batters.

Nathan Fettes relieved Layton, pitching two innings, giving up one run, three hits, four walks and striking out only one batter.

Franklin had two hits.

Alcona is now 10-14.

Mio 3-9, Hillman 0-1

HILLMAN The Hillman baseball team dropped both games of ITS doubleheader against Mio on Monday.

Game one ended with a 3-0 score in favor of Mio.

Ty Jones pitched six innings for Hillman, giving up seven hits, one earned run, and striking out three. He also went 2-for-3 at the plate.

Kyle Henigan pitched two innings, gave up six hits, and four earned runs in Hillman's 9-1 loss in the second game.

David Julka hit a sacrifice fly to score Hillman's only run.

Mio 3-9, Hillman 0-1

HILLMAN The Hillman baseball team dropped both games of its doubleheader against Mio on Monday.

Game one ended with a 3-0 score in favor of Mio.

Ty Jones pitched six innings for Hillman, giving up seven hits, one earned run, and striking out three. He also went 2-for-3 at the plate.

Kyle Henigan pitched two innings, gave up six hits, and four earned runs in Hillman's 9-1 loss in the second game.

David Julka hit a sacrifice fly to score Hillman's only run.

Posen 6-4, Au Gres 3-4

AU GRES The Posen baseball team took a win and a tie back home from Au Gres Monday.

Jerome Ciarkowski pitched six innings in the 6-3 win in the first game, giving up three hits, three runs, three walks, and striking out six. Only one run was earned.

Nathan Lenard went 1-for-1 with a triple, Brandon Dietz went 1-for-2 with an RBI. Matt Wisniewski went 1-for-2 and Jordan Jakubcin was 2-for-4 with three RBIs.

Game two ended in a 4-4 tie after seven innings, after the game was called due to darkness.

Dietz pitched five innings, giving up only two hits and two walks. Dietz also struck out six.

Ciarkowski relieved Dietz to pitch two innings. Ciarkowski gave up no hits and two unearned runs.

The game was tied at four at the end of the sixth inning and neither team scored in the seventh.

Lenard went 2-for-4 and hit two singles.

The Vikings' record is now 11-6-3 overall and 6-1-3 in the North Star League. They will host Atlanta on Thursday.

 
 

 

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