PREP ROUNDUP: Oscoda stays perfect, Hurons snap skid
OSCODA — The Oscoda boys basketball team ran its regular season winning streak to 38 consecutive games.
The Owls remained unbeated on Thursday with a convincing 78-32 shellacking of Hillman and improved to 16-0 on the year.
Owen Franklin led all scorers with 25 points on the night to lead the Owls. Gabe Kellstrom finished with 19 points and Brayden Mallak added 16 points in the win.
Oscoda drilled 12 shots from beyond the arc and exploded for 25 second quarter points and cruised the rest of the way to an easy victory.
Isaac Morrison paced a shorthanded Tigers squad tonight, finishing with 20 points and nine rebounds.
Hillman was without starting point guard Nash Steinke and Dawson Ableidinger.
“We were shorthanded tonight, but hats off to Oscoda, they have a good group and are as advertised,” Hillman coach Eric Muszynski said. “I thought our kids played hard for being shorthanded tonight.”
Hillman falls to 5-10 on the year and will host Rogers City on Friday.
Oscoda is just four wins away from completing a perfect regular season for the second consecutive season.
The Owls’ next test will be on Friday when they travel to Hale (14-2).
Rogers City 49,
ROGERS CITY — Nick Freel and Matt Newhouse combined for 31 points and the duo led Rogers City to a 49-32 win over Fairview on Parents Night, Tuesday at Rogers City High School.
Freel scored a game high 17 points and Newhouse added 14 as the two nearly matched the Eagles total for the night.
Rogers City broke the game open in the second quarter and put together a strong second half to close the game out and snap a three-game losing streak.
The Hurons are 10-7 overall on the year and will return to the court on Friday when they travel to Hillman.
Charlton Heston 28
ATLANTA–For the first time in 2020, the Atlanta girls basketball team cracked the win column, defeating Charlton Heston 35-28 on Monday at home.
The win snapped a nine-game losing streak for the Huskies (2-12).
Jordan Kobielus had 14 points, 17 rebounds and four steals for the Huskies. Hailee Brown had four points and 10 rebounds and Chyanne Lane had 10 points and three steals.
Atlanta hosts Fairview on Wednesday.