Prep Roundup (2-15-13)
PETOSKEY-The Alpena hockey team took a trip across the state to Petoskey and took out the Northmen in a tight overtime game, 5-4.
Sam Rumbles led the Wildcats with two goals while Karsten Alexander and Cole Cosbitt snagged one goal apiece to tie the game.
Jared Kwiatkowski was able to knock in the fifth goal for Alpena, making it the game-winning goal as the Wildcats held off tough Petoskey offense.
Jared Plume was also essential in the Wildcats win with three assists.
Mio 66, Fairview 30
FAIRVIEW-The Mio and Fairview boys basketball teams met up on Friday in a deeply heated rivarly game. Mio was able to come up with a very convincing 66-30 win against Fairview.
“Mio played really good. We couldn’t get any good offensive going. They’re an aggressive team to play against,” Fairview coach Rick Ebert said.
The first quarter saw Mio jump to a quick 10-2 lead. The first half ended with Mio taking an even more demanding lead of 32-7.
The third quarter saw Fairview improving offensively but still unable to catch Mio at 57-15. Fairview had its best quarter in the fourth, doubling its score, but unable to catch Mio.
Top scorers for Mio included Micah Thomey with 17 points. Kasson Willobee was Fairview’s top scorer with 13.
Fairview drops to 6-11 and 5-7 in the North Star League while Mio jumps up to 16-0 overall and 13-0 in the North Star League. Fairview plays Wednesday in Oscoda.
TAWAS-The Tawas boys watched the girl team rout Whittemore-Prescott on Friday and gave the Cardinals’ boys team a 48-40 defeat.
The first quarter was relatively slow with Tawas taking an 8-5 lead. The Braves kept a strong 18-13 lead to end the half.
“Tonight was a defensive game. Both teams came out offensively strong. They knew they were trailing us in the third and fouth so they came out strong but we were able to handle the pressure,” Tawas coach Drew Decker said.
The third quarter continued to be favorable to Tawas as the Braves led 34-26. Both teams scored the same amount points in the last quarter, which let Tawas hold on to the win.
Chaz Coffin led Tawas with 21 points while Jacob Salwey had 15. Clay Loomis led Whittemore with 15 while Jens Gilling and Jose Rodriguez had 10 points each.
Tawas goes to 8-7 overall and 4-1 in the Huron Shores Conference while Whittemore drops to 6-6 overall and 1-3 in the division.
TAWAS-The Tawas girls hosted the Whittemore-Prescott team on Friday and handed the Cardinals a heady defeat of 68-25.
The first quarter saw Tawas jump out to a 23-0 lead. The half ended with Tawas up 36-7.
Whittemore increased its offensive output slowly, but still trailed by 49-15 at the end of the third quarter. The Cardinals had their best quarter in the fourth quarter, but Tawas continued to dominate.
Jenna Szostak and Olivia Janis were Tawas’ top scorers with 11 points apiece. Emily Lange led Whittemore with seven.
Tawas is now 10-6 overall and 4-1 in the Huron Shores Conference. The Braves host Alpena on Monday.