PREP ROUNDUP: Alpena boys soccer team plays TC West to tie

News Photo by James Andersen Alpena junior defender Julian Stevens (7) tries to wrestle the ball away from a Traverse City West forward on Thursday during a boys soccer game at Park Family Field.

The Alpena boys soccer team played the Titans to a 1-1 tie Thursday, marking the first time in program history it hasn’t lost to West. Austin Townsend’s goal with 18 minutes left tied the game and was Alpena’s only score. Gabe Glawe earned the assist. Both teams played a scoreless first half and Alpena got a strong performance from keeper Mike Herrmann. Alpena improves to 6-3-2 on the season and 3-1-1 in Big North Conference play.


Alpena results from Big North Conference meet on Sept. 21

Alpena finished with a team score of 456.

Leading the team with a score of 104 was Senior Stephanie Nowland. Rounding out the top four were freshman Jami Richards and Junior Sydney Silver, who both shot 110, and senior Avery Herman who carded a 132.

Alpena’s posted a team score of 595. Sophomore Katie Bushey led Alpena with a score of 133.


Final score from Sept. 20

Alpena 5

TC West 3

Alpena winners included: Reid Meinhart at 1 singles, 6-0, 6-0; River Servia at 3 singles, (7-4) 6-7. 6-1, 6-3; Finn Williams and John Bender at 1 doubles, 7-2 (7-3) 7-6; Nick Lusardi and Josh Nystrom at 3 doubles, 6-3, 6-4; Nathan Pokorzynski and Landon Gagnon at 4 doubles, 6-2, 6-3.


Alcona results from North Star League meet on Sept. 20

Alcona’s boys team finished 1st.

The Tigers finishers included: Cole Upper (2nd, 19:10.55); Carter Upper (3rd, 19:46.36); Colin McKenna (12th, 21:36.30); Darren Boyat (16th, 22:13.42); Ziggy Villalobos (24th, 23:48.21) and Alex Smith (39th, 27:52.11).


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