PREP ROUNDUP: Oscoda, Alcona girls hoops teams win big
OSCODA–Lauren Langley scored 20 points and the Oscoda girls basketball team rolled past Fairview on Monday, 55-22, at home to improve to 10-3 on the season.
Izzy Hulverson and Macy Kellstrom each added 12 points for the Owls, who will host Mio on Thursday.
Alcona 52, Hale 26
HALE–Rachel Layton scored 14 points and the Alcona girls basketball team began Monday’s game on a 13-0 on the way to a 52-26 win over Hale.
Alcona (9-3) led 13-0 after one quarter, 22-2 at halftime and 42-14 after three quarters.
Karen Sharboneau added 10 points for the Tigers and Megan Grove had nine.
“We were a bit shorthanded tonight, but all eight players who dressed scored and made good contributions,” Alcona coach Mark Feldhiser said. “We got off to a good start and controlled the game the rest of the way.”
Alcona plays at Tawas on Thursday.
Alcona’s JV team won 38-23 behind Sierra West and Avery Wrobel with 10 points each and eight from Hannah Tanner.
Atlanta 64, W-P 55
ATLANTA–Zach Roux scored 20 points and added eight rebounds and two blocks to help the Atlanta boys basketball team break a three-game losing streak with a 64-55 win over Whittemore-Prescott on Monday.
Atlanta (5-6) led 31-26 at halftime and also got a 19-point, seven-rebound, six-assist effort from Aaron Cuzzort.
Atlanta plays at Au Gres on Thursday.
Three place for Alpena in Mio
MIO–Three wrestlers placed for Alpena during Saturday’s Thunderbolt wrestling tournament in Mio.
Matt Barrett (160) took second place and faced his longtime friend Dakota Gagnon from Whittemore Prescott in his final match. The duo had been waiting three years to wrestle one another, but made it just 53 seconds. The pair collided while attempting takedowns and Barrett had to give of the match, due to injury.
Mason Bray (152) finished in third place, scoring a late takedown in his final match to secure his finish.
Aiden Chism (189) finished fifth after returning to the mat from an early-season injury.
Alcona splits matchups in West Branch
WEST BRANCH–After two weeks of cancellations, the Alcona girls bowling team finally returned to the lanes on Saturday in West Branch.
In its first match, Alcona beat Houghton Lake 25-5. Alcona swept the baker games, 215-206 and won the team event 1,183-1,085.
High game for the Tigers was Samantha Nordstrom with a 157.
In their second match, the Tigers faced Ogemaw Heights and lost 19.5 to 10.5.
The Falcons swept the bakers 306-195 and the two teams split the team event. Ogemaw bowled 1,276 to Alcona’s 1,285.
High game for the Tigers was Isabella Bates with a 170.
The Tigers will travel to Vista Lanes in Oscoda on Saturday to face All Saints, Oscoda and Charlton Heston.