PREP ROUNDUP: Onaway avenges loss to Posen; Atlanta girls top Boyne Falls

POSEN–The Onaway girls basketball team learned from prior mistakes on Monday.

Taylor Larson scored 17 points, Breya Domke added 10 and the Cardinals defeated Posen 41-36 on the road.

Nicole Larson and Jillian Chaskey added four points each for the Cardinals (10-8), who were previously defeated by the Vikings at home in their season opener, 42-26.

“Kids played well. We learned a few things the last time we saw them in that 16 point loss,” Onaway coach John George said. “Offensively we have been struggling from the perimeter the last few weeks, but managed to pull out some shots to win the game.”

After both teams played to a 10-10 at the end of one quarter, Onaway took a 25-20 lead at halftime and led 31-25 after three quarters.

Makayla Kamyszek and Riley Krajniak each scored 12 points for Posen (14-4) and Elena Kalbitzer had seven.

Both teams are back in action Tuesday. Onaway plays at Pellston and Posen hosts Atlanta at 4:30 p.m.

Atlanta 47,

Boyne Falls 28

BOYNE FALLS–The Atlanta girls basketball team overcame a slow start on Monday to get back in the win column with a 47-28 victory over Boyne Falls.

Jordan Kobielus had 23 points, 13 rebounds and two steals for the Huskies (3-14), who led 20-12 at halftime.

“It was a slow start for us and it seemed like there was a lid on the basket,” Atlanta coach Jeremy Kobielus said.

Jaidah Chippa added seven points, five rebounds and three steals for the Huskies and Abbey LaPorte had seven points and five rebounds.

Atlanta plays at Posen Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

Alcona 53,

Roscommon 21

LINCOLN–The Alcona girls basketball team rose to the occasion on Parents Night and Senior Night on Monday, defeating Roscommon 53-21.

Megan Grove led Alcona (15-4) led 20 points, Anna Lower had 11 and Liz Henderson added eight for Alcona who got out to a 26-8 lead by halftime and cruised from there.

“It was Parents and Senior Night (so it) was really great the the girls played so well. Our two seniors, Megan Grove and Courtney Winter have been great for us all year and tonight was no exception,” Alcona coach Mark Feldhiser said. “I am proud if how get girls rose to the occasion and played a real solid game.”

Alcona plays at Mio on Friday. 


Alcona wraps up

regular season

BAY CITY–The Alcona girls bowling team traveled to Bay Lanes in Bay City on Saturday, splitting a pair of matchups with Tawas and Oscoda.

In the first match, the Tigers swept the baker games 248-223. Alcona stayed strong in the team event bowling a total of 1,268 to the Braves’ 1,207 for an overall 25-5 win.

High game for Alcona went to Isabella Bates with a 168.

In the second match, Alcona faced Oscoda Owls. Alcona split the baker games 296-304 and also split the team games 1,475 to 1,493. Oscoda ultimately earned the win 17-13.

High game for Alcona was Brielle Keyser, bowling a 210 and high for Oscoda was Harley Leesberg with a 188.

Alcona finished 10-6 during the regular season.

The Tigers will travel to Lucky Jacks in Traverse City on Feb. 28 and 29 to compete in regionals. The top three teams and top 10 individuals qualify for the state finals.


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