LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP: AHS softball plays four games over weekend

Alpena High School’s varsity softball team took on three opponents over the weekend, defeating two and losing two.

On Friday, Alpena opened up a four-game home stand with a 6-4 win.

On Saturday, AHS went 1-2 during the three-game round-robin tournament that day.

In game one, the Wildcats lost to Grand Blanc 10-0.

In game two, Alpena defeated Warren Mott, 13-1.

In game three, AHS fell to Garden City, 8-1.

Alpena plays at Petoskey High School today at 4 p.m.


Alpena High School’s softball team played a doubleheader against Tawas on Thursday in Tawas, winning both games.

Game one saw a 7-5 win, and game two saw a 12-5 win.

In game one, Alpena entered the seventh inning 5-2, but rallied for three runs to tie the game at 5-5. Eventually, they ended up winning the game by scoring two time in the ninth inning.

Lily Rospierski was the winning pitcher, pitching a complete game. Offensively, the Wildcats were led by Georgia Alberts, Laura Poli, Lilly Rospierski, Ava Rospierski, and Emilee Modrzejewksi, all with two hits each.

Game two saw a quick jump from Tawas, taking a 4-0 lead in the first inning.

Alpena answered with a two-run homerun by Ava Rospierski in the second inning and had a big inning in the middle frames to take a 12-5 win. Ava Rospierski picked up the win by pitching five scoreless innings in relief and led the team with three hits. Alberts added two hits.


In Gaylord on Wednesday, Alpena High School’s girls soccer team lost 4-1 to Gaylord.

The Wildcats got off to a rough start with Gaylord scoring two quick goals in the first few minutes of the first half. AHS fought back late in the first with a goal from Laurel Alberts assisted by Reese Wiesnieski.

The team worked hard through the rest of the game but was unable to find the net.

The back line of Annabelle and Sidney LaCross, Alison Borowski, and Sophie Kindt, along with midfielder Anna Skiba played tough and worked to keep Gaylord out of the defensive third, but Gaylord capitalized on a few opportunities and scored two more goals in the second half.


On Friday, Alpena’s boys golf team competed at The Loop at Forest Dunes and played against various opponents.


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