PREP ROUNDUP: Hurons beat Alcona in OT
LINCOLN–Isaac Hein made the play of the game.
Rogers City’s quarterback scored on a five-yard run on 4th-and-5 in overtime to help the Rogers City football team defeat Alcona 18-12 on Friday.
It marked the second time in as many meetings between the two teams that the game came down to the last play. Two weeks ago Hein found Matt Newhouse for a 21-yard pass as time expired to give the Hurons (2-1) a 24-18 win at home.
Hein made a much-needed play late in the game to force overtime, scoring on an 80-yard kickoff return to tie the game 12-12 with 8:31 left in regulation.
He also threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Dillon Cook late in the second quarter to tie the game 6-6.
Alcona (0-3) held the lead two different times, but couldn’t hold on at the end and came up short in overtime.
Zach Stephenson threw a 25-yard touchdown to Jacob Sytek for an Alcona touchdown midway through the second quarter and added a touchdown on a three-yard sneak with 8:47 left in the fourth quarter.
Stephenson had 69 yards on 15 carries and Gavin Walker had 70 yards on 25 carries
Collin Walker, Logan Zuchowski, and Stephenson each had seven tackles on defense.
Alcona hosts East Jordan next week.
Alcona 3, Atlanta 0
LINCOLN–The Alcona volleyball team swept Atlanta on Thursday, beating the Huskies 25-18, 25-7 and 25-16.
Lily Bilbey had 15 kills, Carlie Forsythe had four aces and Caroline Forsythe had eight digs for Alcona.
Mio 3, Hillman 1
HILLMAN–The Hillman volleyball team lost at home to Mio on Thursday despite some very close scores.
Hillman lost 25-19, 24-26, 24-26, 18-25.
Alexis Bachelor and Nicole Barbeau each had 10 digs for Hillman; Angelina Hunt had two aces, two digs, nine kills and a block; Jessie Jones had 12 aces, 11 digs and six kills; Emma Libby had two aces, nine digs, three kills and 14 assists; Emalie Lis had three aces, eight digs, five kills and a block; Melanie Morrison had five kills and 11 digs; and Julia Taratuta had a kill, an ace and 31 digs.