Prep Roundup (1-7-13)

ATLANTA-Garrett Badgero scored 33 points, Jake Chambers added 20 points and the Atlanta boys basketball team picked up a win over Posen on Monday after the Vikings blew a 15-point lead.

Posen (4-3 overall, 2-3 North Star League) led 40-25 at the half and 52-44 after three periods, but was outscored 22-9 over the final eight minutes, tilting the game in Atlanta’s favor.

“We got outworked by a great effort from Atlanta,” Posen coach Steve Hentkowski said.

Nick Hincka led the Vikings with 19 points. Martin Mulka added 14 and Brandon Dietz chipped in with 13.

Mio 59, Au Gres 32

MIO-The Mio boys basketball team had three players scored in double figures en route to picking up its sixth straight win with a 59-32 victory over Au Gres on Monday.

Ben Lubitz led the Thunderbolts (6-0 overall, 5-0 North Star League) with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Seth Thomey added 13 points and six assists and Aaron Georgieff also reached double figures. Micah Thomey added six assists.

Mio jumped out to a 14-2 lead after the first quarter and led 32-8 at the half. Au Gres turned up the pressure in the second half, as Mio only outscored the Wolverines 17-14 in the third quarter and tied them at 10 points apiece in the final period.

Brett Maiser led Au Gres with 13 points.


Alcona 56,

Rogers City 38

LINCOLN- The Alcona girls basketball team picked up its first win of the new year, defeating Rogers City 56-38 on Monday.

Karina Cole led Alcona with 30 points and five rebounds. Megan Quick added 14 points and six steals. Kendra Cole had nine rebounds.

Alcona (4-1) led 16-8 after the first quarter, but Rogers City (1-7) came back and trailed by just five at the half, 27-22.

“Turnovers killed us. We have got to take care of the ball better. We were very fortunate to come out of it with a win tonight,” Alcona coach Brad Cole said.

Alcona held a 39-32 lead after three quarters, but outscored the Hurons 17-6 in the final period to extend its lead and earn the win.