Prep Roundup (2-9-13)
DAVISON-Dakota Patterson led a trio of third place finishers for Alpena at a Division 1 individual district on Saturday at Davison and the Wildcats ended the day with four regional qualifers.
Patterson (160), Felix Suszek (215) and Aleco Hantzis (285) all took third place finishes and R.J. Centala (140) finished fourth.
All four will move to an individual regional on Saturday at Saginaw Heritage High School.
“All our guys wrestled good. None of our guys was a tough out,” Alpena coach Jake Stenz said. “It’s one of those days where you’re happy for the guys that make it and you feel for the ones that don’t.”
Rogers City qualifies seven for regionals
ISHPEMING-Evan Lamb won his fourth consecutive district title, Jacob Sobeck won his second straight and the Rogers City wrestling team had seven wrestlers place at a Division 4 individual district at Ishpeming-Westwood High School on Saturday.
With a win in the final, Lamb (135) earned his 200th career victory and was one of three first-place finishers for the Hurons. Sobeck (125) and Caleb Pommerenke (189) also won in their weight classes.
Justin Saile (103), Cam Urban (119) and Jack Ryan (140) took third-place finishes for Rogers City and Austin Bober (145) finished fourth.
Rogers City will host individual regionals on Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m. The Hurons will wrestle Norway in the first round of a team regional on Wednesday in Manistique beginning at 6 p.m.
Alcona 62, Hale 24
LINCOLN-The Alcona girls basketball team picked up a non-conference win over Hale on Saturday, besting the Eagles 62-24.
Karina Cole had 20 points and seven rebounds for the Tigers (11-2) and Kendra Cole added a double-double for Alcona with 10 points and 14 rebounds.
Alcona held a 27-16 lead at the half and blew the game open in the third quarter with a 26-0 run over the period.
“We got off to a slow start, but had a very good second half. Our entire team contributed tonight,” Alcona coach Brad Cole said.
Other stats for Alcona included: Nikki Smith with six points and four assists; Megan Quick with six points and six steals; Tylar Campbell with five points; Sydney Pierce with four points; Turner Somers with three points and five rebounds; Nicole Walen with two points and five steals; Lily Manning, Alissa Terpstra and Maddie Feldhiser with two points each and Cassie Carpenter with six rebounds.
Alcona’s JV team topped Hale 61-8.