Alpena wins softball tourney on tiebreaker

Courtesy Photo The Alpena softball team won a tournament in Swartz Creek on Saturday, finishing 2-1 on the day. Alpena was one of three teams to finish 2-1, but won the tournament on a tiebreaker with run differential.

SWARTZ CREEK–The Alpena softball team team brought home a tournament title on Saturday, going 2-1 in Swartz Creek.

Alpena was one of three teams to go 2-1, but won the tournament on a tiebreaker due to run differential.

Alpena lost its opener 6-5 against Bay City Central.

Jade Schultz pitched for Alpena, allowing one walk and striking out four.

Lizzy Kendziorski went 4-for-4 with a double and two stolen bases and Emma Fraser, Schultz and Abbie Funk each had two hits.

Courtesy Photo (Clockwise from top left), Posen throwers Kelsey Jakubcin, Gabe Jakubcin, Silvia Piotto Piotto and Izaiah Hincka took part in the shot put during the annual Knights of Columbus Relays at Posen High School on Friday. The quartet won the event for Posen with a total distance of 123 feet, 3 inches.

Alpena topped Laingsburg 13-2 in its second game. Fraser was the winning pitcher, allowing six hits and striking out three.

Kendziorski had three hits including two doubles, scored five runs and stole three bases.

Fraser had three doubles and Lizzy Heath, Emily Vivian and Jasmyn Schultz each had two hits.

Alpena won its final game 12-4 against Swartz Creek. Jade Schultz was the winning pitcher, striking out five.

Funk was 4-for-4, Jasmyn Schultz had three hits including a three-run home run and Kendziorski and Fraser each had two hits.

Alpena (5-2) will host Traverse City West on Tuesday.

Huskies lose twice at home

ATLANTA–The Atlanta softball team lost a pair of games during a home tournament, losing to Mackinaw City 15-9 and Onaway 22-1.

In the opener, Jade Forrester had four strikeouts for the Huskies and Tiffany Juergens had a double.


Alpena goes 0-2 in Midland tournament

MIDLAND–The Alpena baseball team had a tough time on Saturday, dropping a pair of game during a tournament in Midland.

Alpena lost its first game 11-3 to Midland Dow and also lost 8-2 to Beal City.

Dow scored five runs in the bottom of the fifth inning in the opener to break the game open and kept the lead from there.

Alpena (2-2) scored twice in the sixth inning and added a run in the seventh inning.

Cam DeCaire took the loss for Alpena and Ben Budnik pitched two innings in relief.

Chander Lantz and Bailey Marquardt each had two hits for Alpena. The Wildcats had trouble scoring base runners and struck out 12 times.

Against Beal City, the Wildcats allowed seven unearned runs in the first inning and couldn’t rally back.

Lars MacArthur took the loss for Alpena and Logan Guthrie, Bruz Copping and Lucas Crosby each pitched in relief.

Marquardt had two hits and Copping and Guthrie each had a double.

Alpena plays at Gaylord St. Mary today.

Hillman drops pair at Beaverton

BEAVERTON–The Hillman baseball team saw its opening streak end on Saturday during a tournament in Beaverton.

In their tournament opener, Hillman lost to Beaverton 20-0 and the Tigers dropped their second game 13-1 to Freeland.

In the opener, Kyler Moir took the loss for Hillman (8-2), allowing 13 runs (nine earned) on 11 hits with three walks in three innings.

He was also 1-for-2 with a single.

In the second game, Andrew Funk took the loss, allowing 10 runs (one earned) on 10 hits with five strikeouts and three walks in five innings.

Moir was 1-for-2 with a double and Jacob Morrison was 1-for-2 with a single and an RBI.

Hillman plays at Oscoda today.

Atlanta loses in home tournament

ATLANTA–The Atlanta baseball team lost a pair of games on Saturday during a home tournament. The Huskies lost to the Soo Night Hawks 9-1 and to Onaway 16-14.

Hunter Reeves took the loss for Atlanta in the opener and Ryan Weaver took the loss for the Huskies in the second game.


Alpena goes 2-1 in tournament play

FLUSHING–The Alpena JV softball team improved to 7-2 this season with a 2-1 record during a Saturday tournament in Flushing.

Alpena opened the day with a 7-6 loss to Marine City, but rebounded to defeat Lake Fenton 24-4 (three innings) and Farwell 18-0 (three innings).

In the opener, Lilly Lewis pitched for Alpena, walking two and striking out one. Riley Alexander was 3-for-4, Natalie Jaskolski had a double and Aubree Sheldon and Megan Roznowski each had a hit.

In the second game, Maddie Saddler was Alpena’s winning pitcher. Jaskolski had a two-run home run, Jaime Modrzynski had two hits and Roznowski was 3-for-4 with two doubles.

In the final game, Lewis earned the win after allowing one hit and striking out five.

Rachel McDonald was 2-for-4 with two doubles and Dayna LaBell and Kortney Dunn each had a double.

Alpena plays at Traverse City West on Tuesday.


Posen hosts K of C


POSEN–The Posen High School track team hosted its annual Knights of Columbus relays on Friday and tied with Hale for second place.

Fairview and Rogers City tied for first place with 76 points and Posen and Hale finished with 52 points.

Results are as follows:

6,400 Relay–1. Fairview, 23:18.68; 2. Rogers City, 23:52.89; 3. Hale, 24:14.85.

Discus–1. Posen, 327-6 1/2; 2. Rogers City, 315-6 1/2; 3. Hale, 297-9.

Shot Put–1. Posen, 123-3; 2. Rogers City, 115-0; 3. Hale, 107-9.

Long Jump–1. Fairview, 60-1; 2. Hale, 56-11; 3. Posen, 55-10 1/2.

High Jump–1. Rogers City, 14-5; 2. Posen, 13-2; 3. Hale, 10-6.

Shuttle Hurdles–1. Hillman, 1:18.14; 2. Rogers City, 1:25.98; 3. Fairview, 1:26.12

2-1-1-2–1. Fairview, 1:26.83; 2. Hale, 1:28.64; 3. Rogers City, 1:29.38.

3,200 Relay–1. Rogers City, 11:03.88; 2. Fairview, 11:31.44; 3. Posen, 11:37.24.

400 Relay–1. Fairview, 53.38; 2. Posen, 55.17; 3. Hale, 56.69.

8-4-4-8–1. Rogers City, 7:37.95; 2. Fairview, 7:43.23; 3. Hale, 7:50.22

800 Relay–1. Fairview, 2:00.42; Hillman, 2:00.85; 3. Posen, 2:04.93.

1,600 Relay–1. Fairview, 4:29.32; 2. Rogers City, 4:46.21; 3. Hale, 5:12.87.

4-2-2-4–1. Fairview, 3:14.17; 2. Rogers City, 3:20.83; 3. Hale, 3:30.05

Coaches Relay–1. Rogers City, 2:38.92; 2. Hale, 2:39.08; 3. Hillman, 2:40.33

Fairview and Posen won the junior high meet with 62 points each and Hale was second with 56.

Junior High Results are as follows:

Shot Put-1. Posen, 98-2; 2. Atlanta, 98-1; 3. Hale, 89-10.

6,400 Relay–1. Fairview, 24:52.24; 2. Hale, 26:01.36.

Long Jump–1. Fairview, 48-1 3/4; 2. Posen, 43-8 3/4; 3. Hale, 39-2 1/4.

High Jump–1. Hale, 16-7; 2. Fairview, 8-7.

Shuttle Hurdles–1. Posen, 47.20; 2. Hale, 50.11; 3. Hillman, 50.45

2-1-1-2–1. Atlanta, 1:33.17; 2. Hale, 1:34.04; 3. Hillman, 1:37.50.

8-8-8-8–1. Fairview, 11:48.25; 2. Posen, 12:24.13; 3. Hale, 12:16.69.

400 Relay–1. Posen, 57.83; 2. Hale, 58.05; 3. Atlanta, 1:06.30.

2-2-2-2–1. Posen, 2:11.33; 2. Atlanta, 2:17.93.

4-4-4-4–1. Fairview, 4:51.54; 2. Posen, 5:42.50.

4-2-2-4–1. Fairview, 3:44.23; 2. Hale, 4:05.17; 3. Posen, 4:01.12

Coaches Relay-1. Posen, 2:44.44; 2. Fairview, 3:15.85; 3. Hale, 3:21.03.


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