LINCOLN-Carson Jamieson threw a no-hitter and the Alcona baseball team took two games from Oscoda on Thursday, winning 8-0 and 5-1.
Jamieson's no-no came in the opener and was nearly a perfect game, but one batter got on base after being hit by a pitch. Jamieson threw just 58 pitches in six innings, allowing no walks and striking out 10.
At the plate, Jamieson had a two-run home run and Cody Franklin had a three-run dinger. Trenton LaVergne was 2-for-3.
In the second game, Franklin, LaVergne and Nathan Fettes each pitched two innings.
Brock Franklin was 2-for-3, Cody had a hit and scored a run and Fettes had an RBI.
Alcona is 15-2-1 on the season and plays at Tawas on Saturday.
Alpena JV 13-15,
The Alpena JV baseball team improved to 5-3 on the season after a pair of wins over Sault Ste. Marie on Thursday, 13-1 and 15-0 (four innings).
Joe Ayala and Dylan Tucker combined for a no-hitter in the nightcap and struck out five. Cam Cosbitt was 2-for-2 with a double, Brody Nowak was 1-for-2 with a double and Jacob Vought, AJ Nowak and Noah Kent each had a hit.
In the opener, Rhett McDonald earned the win, striking out eight in four innings. Ayala pitched the final inning and struck out the side as Alpena allowed just two hits.
Braedan Worth was 2-for-4 with a double, Rhett Limback and McDonald each went 2-for-3 and Ben Budnick also had a hit.
Alpena hosts Cadillac on Tuesday.
POSEN- The Posen softball team swept Atlanta in two 15-0 games on Thursday and improved its record to 13-3 and 11-1 in the North Star League.
Posen gave up no hits in either game.
Ashley Meyers pitched the full four-inning mercy in the first game. She gave up one walk and struck out nine.
Kayla Lenard led Posen at the plate with a triple and five RBIs. Jenna Hincka was 2-for-2 with a three run homer in the first inning. Amy Buczkowski was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Paige Ciarkowski was 2-for-3 with an RBI while Marla Walters was 2-for-3 with an RBI.
The Vikings had 15 total hits.
Taylor Chojnacki pitched the full three-inning mercy in the second game. She gave up two walks and struck out three.
Meyers led at the plate, going 3-for-3 with two RBIs. Chojnacki was 3-for-3 with two doubles and four RBIs. Monica Bartz was 2-for-2 with a two run homer in the first inning. Hincka was 2-for-3.
Every girl who batted in the second game for Posen had at least one hit. The Vikings had 17 total hits in the second game.
Posen hosts Superior Central today at 2 pm.
Gaylord 6, Alpena 0
GAYLORD-The Alpena girls soccer team played a solid first half on Thursday against Gaylord, but the wheels fell in the second half and the Wildcats lost 6-0.
Alpena trailed 1-0 at the half, but the Blue Devils took control in the final 40 minutes.
"We played a brilliant first half, but mental mistakes in the second half (cost us)," Alpena coach Tim Storch said. "We play great for a half, lots of positives, but the mental errors, when you make them against good teams, they usually turn into goals."
Alpena (2-7-1, 2-6 Big North) will host the Sunrise Side Soccer Challenge Cup on Saturday. Alpena plays Boyne City at 11 a.m., Marquette at 2 p.m. and Clarkston at 6:30 p.m.
Alcona finishes 4th at West Branch
WEST BRANCH-The Alcona golf team finished fourth out of 15 teams on Thursday at West Branch Country Club, with an 18 hole score of 332 (best 4 of 6). The Alcona team was lead by Lucas Weichel's 78 which took seventh place individual honors and Walker Kelly's 80 which took ninth place individual honors.
The team travels to Chippewa Hills on Friday.
TRACK AND FIELD
Alcona wins quad at home
LINCOLN-The Alcona boys and girls track teams took top honors at a North Star League quad at Alcona High School on Tuesday.
Alcona's boys team won with 91 points, beating Rogers City (79), Oscoda (66) and Posen (11).
Alcona's girls team won with 71 points, beating Posen (61), Oscoda (53) and Rogers City (52).
Megan Quick won two events for the Alcona girls and the Tigers won three relay events. Quick won the 400 dash (1:03.33) and 800 run (2:43.19). Alcona paced the field in the 400 relay (Miranda Schalk, Syndey Pierce, Rachel Warner and Katherine Edwards, 57.10), the 1,600 relay (Quick, Schalk, Karina Cole and Katelyn Nelson, 4:39.29) and the 3,200 relay (Quick, Cole, Nelson and Edwards, 11:20.87).
Pierce won the high jump (4-4) and Brooke Schultz won the pole vault (6-0).
Other top Alcona finishers were: Discus-3rd place (Harlie LaFond, 63-3); Long Jump-4th place (Schultz, 11-8); 100 dash-3rd place (Schalk, 14.76); 800 relay-2nd place (Schalk, Pierce, Edwards and Warner, 2:02.66); 1,600 run-2nd place (Cole, 6:04.44); 4th place (Nelson, 6:25.91); 400 dash-5th place (Edwards, 1:14.09); 800 run-2nd place (Cole, 2:44.42); 5th place (Schultz, 3:13.43); 200 dash-4th place (Warner, 31.26); 3,200 run-3rd place (LaFond, 15:38.68).
Posen won the majority of the field events as Anjelica Patterson won the shot put (29-10), Erica Ataman won the discus (69-6) and Selina Gerdes won the long jump (13-0 1/2). The Vikings also won the 800 relay (Patterson, Kayla Lenard, Austin Sharpe and Lindsay Randall, 1:58.51).
Other top Posen finishers were: Discus-4th place (Kelsey Jakubcin, 59-5); High Jump-2nd place (Kayla Flewelling, 4-2); Shot Put-2nd place (Jakubcin, 28-8); 4th place (Ataman, 23-10 1/2); 3,200 relay-3rd place (Flewelling, Gerdes, Sam Freske and Elizabeth Mulka, 12:39.60); 100 dash-2nd place (Patterson, 14.37); 400 relay-2nd place (Mulka, Lenard, Gerdes and Sharpe, 57.52); 400 dash-2nd place (Randall, 1:03.62); 4th place (Lenard, 1:12.52); 300 hurdles-4th place (Sharpe, 57.82); 200 dash-2nd place (Randall, 29.35); 3rd place (Gerdes, 31.21); 1,600 relay-3rd place (Patterson, Lenard, Mulka and Randall).
Emily Malocha was the Hurons' top finisher, sweeping the 1,600 run (5:50.01) and 3,200 run (12:52.89).
Other top Rogers City finishers were: High Jump-3rd place (Maddie Steiger, 4-0); Long Jump-3rd place (Justina Brown, 11-9 1/2); Shot Put-3rd place (Megan Quaine, 26-9 1/2); 5th place (Jade Ramus, 21-5); 100 hurdles-2nd place (Steiger, 21.01); 4th place (Quaine); 3,200 relay-2nd place (Malocha, Torri Delekta, Taylor Shay and Rebecca Myers, 11:22.55); 100 dash-5th place (Brown, 15.54); 800 relay-3rd place (Cynthia Kerr, Sami Bober, Destanae Smillie and Victoria Bullock, 2:07.99); 1,600 run-5th place (Shay, 6:30.15); 400 relay-3rd place (Steiger, Kerr, Quaine and Jess Butera, 1:02.54); 400 dash-3rd place (Bullock, 1:11.18); 300 hurdles-2nd place (Bober, 55.16); 5th place (Quaine, 59.98); 800 run-3rd place (Myers, 2:52.30); 200 dash-5th place (Bullock, 31.43); 1,600 relay-2nd place (Delekta, Bober, Myers and Bullock, 4:49.37).
Alcona's boys team swept the relays and Garrette Norling took first place in the pole vault (10-0) and 200 dash (24.36). Alcona won the 400 relay (Nicholas Lamantia, Hunter Sullivan, Brandon Ritchie, Mitchell Havercroft, 47.73); 800 relay (Norling, Lamantia, Sullivan and Brandon Ritchie, 1:39.47), 1,600 relay (Norling, Havercroft, Jeff Schram and Brandon Smigelski, 3:56.79); and 3,200 relay (Schram, Smigelski, Ryan Schultz and Schuyler Bates, 9:55.81).
Bates won the long jump (17-2 1/2), Havercroft won the 400 dash (56.89) and Kyle Thum won the 3,200 run (11:24.69).
Other finishers for Alcona were: Discus-2nd place (Schram, 93-8); High Jump-2nd place (Havercroft, 5-4); 3rd place (Ritchie, 5-2); Shot Put-2nd place (Avery Perez, 35-5 1/2); 5th place (Isaac Dubuque, 28-9 1/2); 100 hurdles-3rd place (Kyle Good); 100 dash-3rd place (Lamantia, 12.65); 4th place (Perez, 13.16); 1,600 run-2nd place (Thum, 5:14.22); 400 dash-2nd place (Ritchie, 57.04); 4th place (Lamantia, 57.93); 5th place (Smigelski, 58.38); 300 hurdles-5th place (Good); 800 run-5th place (Schultz, 2:40.85); 200 dash-4th place (4th place, 26.84); 3,200 run-4th place (Dubuque, 13:44.29).
Jacob Flemming won three events for the Hurons, pacing the field in the high jump (5-6), 1,600 run (5:13.44) and 800 run (2:20.92).
Other winners for the Hurons were Andrew Selke in the shot put (38-7 1/2), Chrys Hogg in the discus (99-3) and Chris Lopez in the 100 dash (12.29).
Other finishers for the Hurons were: Discus-3rd place (Selke, 92-10); 5th place (Jared LaFleche, 83-2); High Jump-4th place (Nathan Hilla); Long Jump-3rd place (Noah Sobeck, 14-5 1/2); 5th place (Jack Ryan, 13-10); Shot Put-3rd place (Hogg, 30-9 1/2); 4th place (LaFleche, 30-8); 3,200 relay-3rd place (Hilla, LaFleche, Sobeck and Zach Myers); 100 dash-2nd place (Aaron Romel, 12.59); 800 relay-2nd place (Lopez, Romel, Ryan and Jake Sobeck, 1:50.54); 400 relay-2nd place (Ryan, Jake Sobeck, Selke, Romel, 53.39); 400 dash-3rd place (Lopez, 57.51); 800 run-3rd place (N. Sobeck, 2:34.84); 200 dash-2nd place (Lopez, 24.46); 3rd place (J. Sobeck, 26.66); 5th place (Romel, 27.21); 1,600 relay-2nd place (Lopez, Hogg, J. Sobeck, Flemming, 4:10.57).
Top finishers for Posen were: Long Jump-4th place (Sebastian Bersan, 14-1); 3,200 relay-2nd place (Bersan, Emil Cramon, Dru Hincka, Izaiah Hincka, 10:42.98); 1,600 run-5th place (Cramon, 5:41.68); 300 hurdles-2nd place (Bersan, 49.30); 3,200 run-5th place (D. Hincka); 1,600 relay-4th place (Cramon, Bersan, I. Hincka, Levi Romel, 4:37.41).