Alpena hockey team shuts out Grosse Pointe North 2-0

SAULT STE. MARIE — The Alpena hockey team bounced back after a tough 2-1 loss on Friday nights opening game of the Sault Ste. Marie showcase against number eight ranked Plymouth to shut out Grosse Pointe North by a score of 2-0 on Saturday.

The Wildcats opened the scoring 5:31 into the first period on an unassisted goal by Evan LeTourneau.

Alpena took a two goal lead late in the second on as Colby Plowman lit the lamp.

Dakota Meyer was solid in net stopping all 14 shots to record a shutout and help the Wildcats improve to 8-4-1 on the year.

Alpena will host Gaylord on Wednesday in the teams annual purple game.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

St. Clair 92,

Alpena 83

PORT HURON — The Alpena Community College men’s basketball team came up short on Saturday, falling to St. Clair Community College by a final score of 92-83.

The Lumberjacks battled back from 19 points down to get within two, but were unable to tie or take a lead late and fell apart.

“I thought we played good down the stretch. We fought hard and never gave up, but unfortunately we just didn’t have enough in the tank and ran out of gas late,” ACC coach Bobby Allen said.

The Lumberjacks were led by Jameson Pierrelus who scored 20 points. Trenton LaVergne added 18 points, Michael Stuart scored 16 and Timothy Hopkins chipped in with 14 in the losing effort.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

St. Clair 65,

Alpena 63

PORT HURON — The ACC women lost a heartbreaker on Saturday, falling to St. Clair 65-63.

The Lumberjacks had an opportunity late as Alexis Smith grabbed a rebound and was fouled with 0.2 seconds left, but failed to tie the game as she missed two free throws that would have tied the game.

“We played a good game and we had a chance late, but we fell a little short. I’m proud of the way the girls played and how they battled. The team did well and we’ll continue playing hard,” Allen said.

Kendra Cole led ACC with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Smith scored 10 points and Ann Archambeau added eight points and 10 rebounds in the loss.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Northport 35,

Atlanta 18

ATLANTA — The Atlanta boys basketball team was in action on Saturday in what was a make up game against Northport.

The Huskies were on the short end of 35-18 loss on Saturday.

Atlanta was led by Enrico Reene who scored nine points and Tyler Auger added six points.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Northport 41,

Atlanta 12

ATLANTA — The Atlanta girls basketball team also played a make up game against Northport on Saturday and like the boys, came up short, losing to Northport by a final score of 41-12.

Tiffany Juergens led the Huskies with eight points.