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PREP ROUNDUP: Wildcats card team low score; Alcona blanked in districts

Courtesy Photo Several members of the Alcona High cross country team earned all-North Star League honors after the conference championship last week. Pictured from left to right are: Fallon Hux, Janae Kierzek, Karen Sharboneau, Courtney Winter, Sara Decker and Brett Nelson. Not pictured is Nurka Makhmatalieva.

TRAVERSE CITY–The Alpena High girls golf team carded its lowest score of the season on Monday at Big North Conference Championships and Kennedy Ellis earned second team all-conference honors.

Ellis fired a 90 and finished sixth on the way to her all-BNC selection. As a team, Alpena shot a 468 as Gianna Bolda (119); Arlene Dai (122) and Mykenzie Klimczak (134) filled out the scorecard.

Ellis will go on to the state finals this weekend at Michigan State University.

Traverse City West’s Anci Dy was the medalist with a score of 76, and Harbor Springs won the invitational with a team score of 358.

SOCCER

Midland Cavalry Baptist 4, Alcona 0

OSCODA–The Alcona soccer team’s postseason run came to an end on Monday with a 4-0 district loss to Midland Cavalry Baptist in Oscoda.

Midland held a 3-0 lead at halftime and added one more goal in the second half.

Alcona keeper Aidan Wrobel made 11 saves and the Tigers finished the season with a 10-6-1 record.

“We ended up with a good season. We won the league and won a district game,” Alcona coach Tim Munro said. “We graduate five seniors and we’re looking forward to next year.”

VOLLEYBALL

Beaverton 3, Onaway 0

ONAWAY–In one of its toughest tests of the season, the Onaway volleyball team came up short.

The Cardinals were swept by Beaverton–the eighth ranked in Division 3–19-25, 10-25 and 15-25 in a match where Onaway coach Steve Watson said they made two many mistakes and couldn’t rebound after a first set loss.

“There’s a reason they’re ranked. They’re a good team that doesn’t make mistakes,” Watson said.

Breya Domke led Onaway (20-13-2) with 12 kills, five aces and seven digs; Malaurie McLean had two kills, two aces and 12 digs; Jordan Larson had nine digs; Mallorie Neelis had three kills, 14 assists and 13 digs and Cloe Ehrke had eight digs.

Onaway plays at Bellaire on Tuesday and at St. Louis in a tournament on Saturday.

CROSS COUNTRY

Alcona earns

all-NSL honors

FAIRVIEW–The Alcona girls and boys cross country teams finished second and fifth in the North Star League respectively after the conference championships last week.

Brett Nelson earned first team league honors for the boys team and Fallon Hux was an honorable mention.

Sara Decker, Karen Sharboneau and Courtney Winter each earned first team all-conference honors and Janae Kierzek was named to the second team. Nurka Makhmatalieva was named an honorable mention.