GAYLORD-Sawyer Hein scored a hat trick for the second straight game and Mitch Skiba earned his sixth shutout of the season as the Alpena boys soccer team defeated Gaylord 3-0 on Thursday in a Big North Conference game.
Aaron Mead and Willie Santos collected assists on Hein's goals as Alpena improved to 8-6-2 overall and 4-4-2 in conference play.
The Wildcats have won three straight games and will play at Cadillac on Tuesday.
Posen 3, Hale 0
HALE-The Posen volleyball team swept Hale on Thursday, winning 25-17, 25-5 and 25-8.
Monica Bartz led the team offensively with 11 aces. She also contributed one block. Anna Couture contributed six aces while Austin Sharpe contributed two. Sharpe also contributed one kill.
Korynn Hincka was the kills leader for the match with five. Hincka also contributed two blocks. Kari Ataman helped with three of her own kills while Danielle Rhode chipped in with one.
Posen's JV team also beat Hale, winning 2-1. The Vikings won the first 25-11, lost the second 25-22 and won the third 15-6.
Posen travels to the Mackinaw Island Tournament on Saturday and hosts Oscoda on Monday.
Rogers City 3,
NEWBERRY-The Rogers City volleyball team won a match against Newberry in three games on Tuesday. The scores were 25-14, 25-15 and 25-21.
Jena Tulgestke knocked down four kills. Lindsey Claus added two kills and five blocks. Morgan Hall contributed three blocks while Brooklyn Idalski and Courtney Streich had seven digs. Streich also contributed eight assists.
Rebecca Meredith served for three aces while Megan Quaine contributed six of her own digs. Rogers City is 1-1 in Straits Area Conference play and 15-14-2 overall. The Hurons play in Sutons Bay on Saturday.
Alpena 42, Cadillac 27
The Alpena JV football team improved to 5-1-1 on the season with a 42-27 win over Cadillac on Thursday night.
Tyler Pintar threw five touchdowns and ran for another as he racked up over 300 yards passing.
Dylan Hoes and Josh Bell each had two touchdown catches and more than 100 reception yards and Jay Dutcher also had a touchdown catch. Ben Manning provided a strong attack on the ground, running for more than 150 yards.
Alpena's offensive line of Jake Meyers, Robert Burke, Felix Suszek, Jay Johnston, John Mack and Dutcher at fullback led the way with the blocking and did a good job opening holes all night.
On defense, Hoes, Pintar and Bell had interceptions and Brandon Hauff had a fumble recovery. Hauff, Bell and Dutcher led the team in tackles.