ACC loses to Delta

UNIVERSTY CENTER-Playing shorthanded against Delta on Wednesday, the Alpena Community College men’s basketball team played hard, but wound up on the losing end against the Pioneers, 67-61.

William Gates Jr. led ACC with 24 points and Lavario Smith added 15.

Delta held a 32-27 advantage at the half.

“I thought they played real hard. We only played with eight guys, but our guys went out and played hard,” ACC assistant coach Bobby Allen said.

The ACC women’s basketball team lost to Delta 76-45.

Katie Wollan paced the Lumberjacks with 10 points, Sherri Smith had nine points and Lauren Seibert had seven.

“We played well in the first 15 minutes of the game, but we fell apart again,” Allen said.

Both ACC teams host Kirtland on Saturday with the women’s game starting at 5:30 p.m.