Wildcats blank John Glenn; Alcona football team falls to Breckenridge

News File Photo Alpena senior Aidan Day scored three goals in the Wildcats’ 4-0 win over Bay City John Glenn on Thursday. In six games, Day has 10 goals so far this season including back-to-back games with at least three goals.

BAY CITY–Aidan Day continued his hot start to the season with another hat trick as the Alpena High boys soccer team defeated Bay City John Glenn 4-0 on Thursday.

Day scored three goals and assisted on a goal by Deven Saranen as the Wildcats (4-2) won their fourth straight game.

Wenton Harrison was in net for the shutout and Thursday’s game marked the third straight shutout for Alpena.

Day’s hat trick gave him 10 goals for the season and Saranen’s goal was his second of the year.

The Wildcats led 2-0 at halftime.

Alpena coach Tim Storch praised the defensive play of Kolton Goebel, Josh Beatty, Jack Hamp, Jake Schiller and Noah Carstens. The Wildcats ended a busy week in which they played six games in six days.

“It was a busy first week, but I’m very satisfied, especially knowing that those two losses could have easily been wins or ties,” Storch said.

VOLLEYBALL

Atlanta 3, Wolverine 0

WOLVERINE–The Atlanta volleyball team went wire-to-wire again, but earned its second straight win on Thursday, beating Wolverine in five sets.

Atlanta won 25-17, 22-25, 25-13, 17-25 and 15-13.

Jaidha Chippa had six aces and four blocks for the Huskies and Tanaysja Tidwell had two kills and three blocks. Marisa Perry had two kills and six aces and Chloe Koranka had two blocks.

Atlanta coach Dawn McSwain praised Koranka’s defense and the net play of Hailee Brown and Megan Griffin.

FOOTBALL

Breckenridge 41,

Alcona 0

BRECKENRIDGE–The Alcona football team couldn’t get much going against Breckenridge on Thursday and was defeated 41-0.

The loss gives Alcona its first 0-2 start for the first time since 2005.

At press time, no further information from the game was available.

Alcona returns to action next Friday and will host Oscoda. The Tigers have won their last three matchups against the Owls, including a 56-55 thriller in 2015.