FAIRVIEW-The Posen boys basketball team traveled to Fairview on Monday and won 67-49.
This win puts Posen at 1-1 in the North Star League and 2-1 overall. Fairview is 1-1.
Nick Hincka was the top scorer for Posen with 34 points. Lucas Litwinski scored 11 points and Travis Sharpe contributed 10. Fairview's top scorers were Kasson Willobee with 18 points and Hudson Szubelak with 12.
Posen coach Steve Hentkowski was happy to see his team get a win after their tough loss to Au Gres last week.
"It was a nice bounce back from last week. They played really good defense tonight. Nick had a great game and the boys did a good job of feeding him the ball," he said.
In spite of the win, Hentkowski is not ready to let the team rest on its laurels.
"We still have some stuff to work on and some kinks to iron out," he said.
The Posen JV team also won against Fairview, 49-37.
Posen plays Friday against Arenac Eastern at home. The boys and girls play back-to-back games that night with Posen's girls basketball team starting at 6 p.m. and the Posen boys starting at 7:30 p.m.
Mio 67, Atlanta 35
ATLANTA-The Mio boys basketball team jumped out to an 18-2 after one quarter against Atlanta on Monday and never looked back, defeating the Huskies 67-35 in a North Star League game.
Micah Thomey led Mio (3-0, 2-0 NSL) with 25 points and Seth Thomey added 11.
The Thunderbolts led 31-7 at the half and 50-20 at the end of the third quarter. Atlanta kept pace with Mio in the second half, and was only outscored 36-28, but couldn't make up its first-half deficit.
Garrett Badgero paced Atlanta (0-3, 0-2 NSL) with 18 points.
RC wins two matches to open season
ROGERS CITY-The Rogers City boys bowling team opened the 2012-13 season with two two Northern Michigan Bowling Conference wins at home at Nautical Lanes on Saturday.
Alpena won its first match, but dropped its second.
Rogers City opened the day with a 22.5-7.5 win over Sault Ste. Marie. The Hurons topped the Blue Devils 470-420 in two baker games and then beat Sault 1845-1712 in two regular games.
Rogers City won the first regular game 965-836. Zach Hazel led Rogers City with a 279 and was followed by Baily Budnik (185), Chris Bark (169), Corey Grulke (167) and Alex Darga (165). The Hurons won the second game 880-876. Hazel bowled a 235 to lead Rogers Citty and following him were Darga (191), Bark (160), Grulke (157) and Budnik (137).
Alpena won its opener 29-1 over St. Ignace. The Wildcats won two bowler games 294-198 and won two regular games 1680-1143. In the first game, Alpena won 898-648 and was led by Glen Woloszyk with a 202. Behind him were Nick Bisanz (197), Travis Brown (192), Justin Whitscell (182) and Will Rings (126).
In the second game, the Wildcats won 782-495. Bisanz led Alpena with a 169 and was followed by Brown (168), Woloszyk (164), Whitscell (146) and Dalton Schaedig (135).
In the second match, the Hurons beat Gaylord 28.5 to 1.5. Rogers City beat the Blue Devils with a 357-272 average in two baker games. The Hurons finished with a score of 883 in the first game, beating Gaylord's 789. Darga was Rogers City's high bowler with 214. Behind Darga were Bark (201), Hazel (186), Budnik (164) and Grulke (118).
In the second regular game, Rogers City topped Gaylord 965-736. Darga was again the Hurons' top bowler with a 221. Hazel finished with 215, Bark had a 202, Grulke had a 186 and Budnik finished with a 141.
Alpena was defeated in its second match, 21-9 by Petoskey. The Wildcats edged Petoskey in two baker games 354-349, but lost two regular games. In the first game, Alpena was defeated 934-809. Will Rings led Alpena with a 195 and finishing behind him were: Brown (171), Bisanz (164), Woloszyk (158) and Whitscell (121).
In the second game, Alpena lost 860-814. Rings led Alpena again with a 189 and was followed by Brown (175), Woloszyk (169), Bisanz (166) and Shedig (115).