PREP ROUNDUP: Onaway girls top Joburg to snap skid
ONAWAY–Breya Domke and Taylor Larson scored 16 points each and the Onaway girls basketball team broke a three-game losing streak on Thursday with a win over Johannesburg-Lewiston, 45-37.
Onaway (9-8, 9-6 Ski Valley Conference) trailed 37-30 after three quarters, but surged past the Cardinals in the final eight minutes, outscoring them 15-0.
“We were in a slump so it feels good for us to snap out of it and get a win after three consecutive losses,” Onaway coach John George said. “It was our Senior Night which makes it that much more special for me and the rest of our crew.”
Onaway plays at Posen on Monday.
Rogers City 27
ROGERS CITY–Bailey Schook scored 13 points and the Hillman girls basketball team overcame a slow start for a 33-27 win over Rogers City on Thursday.
Hillman (13-5) won for the sixth time in seven games.
“We hung in there and we kept working on offense and trying to make drives,” Hillman coach Jenny Taratuta said.
Jessica Jones, Melanie Morrison and Julia Taratuta each added six points for Hillman.
Hillman hosts Fairview on Tuesday.
Oscoda 67, Hale 19
OSCODA–The Oscoda girls basketball team ended the regular season in dominant fashion with a 67-19 win over Hale on Thursday.
Oscoda (17-3) got out to a 40-7 lead by halftime and never looked back.
In her final home game, Lauren Langley scored 29 points. Izzy Hulverson added 13 and Macy Kellstrom had 11.
Hale 59, Mio 56
HALE–Joe Kimmerer scored 29 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and made a school-record seven three-pointers to help the Hale boys basketball team topple Mio 59-56 in overtime on Wednesday.
Both teams were tied 50-50 at the end of regulation and the Eagles bettered the Thunderbolts 9-6 in the overtime period.
Hale trailed by as many as 11 in the third quarter before rallying for the win.
David Wanty added 10 points and five rebounds for Hale.
Drew Hess paced Mio with 27 points, Rasmus Vindfelt had 12 points and Brendan DeFlorio had 10 points.
Alcona 57, Au Gres 35
AU GRES–Mason Clark scored 16 points and was one of three Alcona players to reach double figures as the Tigers defeated Au Gres 57-35 on Wednesday.
Dominic Howe added 13 points and Aidan Wrobel had 11 for the Tigers (8-9), who led 23-14 at halftime and kept the offense rolling in the second half.
Alcona plays at Atlanta on Friday.
Fairview 60, Atlanta 59
ATLANTA–Despite solid offensive performances from its stars, the Atlanta boys basketball team was clipped by Fairview 60-59 on Wednesday at home.
Zach Roux had 18 points, 16 rebounds and eight blocks for the Huskies (6-9) and Aaron Cuzzort had 20 points.
Atlanta hosts Alcona on Friday.