PREP ROUNDUP: Ellis earns first team Big North golf honors

TRAVERSE CITY–The Alpena High girls golf team competed in the Big North Conference championships on Monday in Traverse City, finishing with a team score of 445.

Kennedy Ellis led the Wildcats after shooting a 92 and Gianna Bolda shot a 114.

Ellis finished fourth overall in the conference to earn first team all-conference honors. She will compete in the Division 2 state finals this weekend in East Lansing.

Katie Kurowski and Amelia Carlson, both seniors, shot 119 and 139, respectively for Alpena. Brianna Boyk and Rebekah Carlson rounded out the team with scores of 120 and 124.


Alpena 5, Alcona 3

LINCOLN–The Alpena High boys soccer team rallied to victory on Saturday, beating Alcona 5-3 on the road.

Alcona held a 3-1 lead in the first half after goals from Tim Jamieson, Joel Steiner and Jena Wambold.

The Tigers led 3-2 at halftime before Alpena rallied back.

Alpena got two goals from Gabe Glawe, who was playing in his second varsity game since being called up from JV.

“Alcona played hard and played well,” Alpena coach Tim Storch said. “I thought we were a little overconfident based on our first result against them and Alcona played very strong.”

The Wildcats (9-11-1) will host Cadillac in district play on Thursday.


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