PREP ROUNDUP: Wildcat finishes strong vs. Bay City John Glenn
BAY CITY–There were no second half slip-ups for the Alpena High boys basketball team this time.
Kelley Stark scored 20 points, Jack Schmanski added 15 and the Wildcats used a strong third quarter to run past Bay City John Glenn 58-50 on Thursday.
The Wildcats trailed 23-22 at halftime, but left the Bobcats behind with a 15-5 run in the third quarter.
“It was probably one of our best games against a good team offensively,” Alpena coach John Pintar said. “In the second half and in the third quarter we played well, we moved the ball well. It was nice to see us share the ball and get some good looks.”
Alpena hosts Tawas on Tuesday.
Alpena’s JV team beat John Glenn 53-26. Andrew Fischer led Alpena with 14 points and Austin Prue had 10 points.
Alpena’s freshman team lost 37-28. Nicholas Geister and Brady Pagels each had 11 points for the Wildcats.
Joburg 66, Onaway 59
JOHANNESBURG–The Onaway boys basketball fought from whistle to whistle for three quarters on Thursday.
Then the fourth quarter started.
Onaway was ultimately left behind and lost 66-59 to Johannesburg-Lewiston.
“The fourth quarter was a killer. We got cold shooting and our defense was discombobulated. The defense was a little lax,” Onaway coach Eddy Szymoniak said. “They battled hard, but at that point it was a battle.”
Kevin Pearson paced Onaway (1-7) with 25 points, Austin Nash had 14, Jager Mix had 12 and Spencer Nash had six.
Onaway will play at Indian River inland Lakes on Tuesday.
Rogers City 59,
ROGERS CITY–The Rogers City boys basketball team’s winning streak is up to five.
Nick Freel poured in 22 points, Cam Stretch added 11 and the Hurons defeated Atlanta 59-29 at home on Thursday.
Rogers City (6-3) led 15-8 after one quarter, 34-18 at halftime and 53-20 after three quarters.
J.D. Ellenberger added nine points for the Hurons and Matt Newhouse had seven.
Zach Roux led Atlanta (4-6) with 14 points.
Hurons drop 2 in Mio
MIO–The Rogers City wrestling team battled hard on Wednesday, but came up short in duals against Whittemore-Prescott and Mio, losing 57-22 and 47-30 respectively.
Clayton Henry and Hayden Hentkowski were double winners for the Hurons.