Prep Roundup (4-26-13)
MIDLAND-The Alpena boys and girls track teams ran in a relay meet in Midland on Friday that combined both boys and girls scores into one score.
The Wildcats came in second out of five teams. Midland High won with 84 points. Alpena had 69 while Traverse City West came in third with 66. Flushing was fourth with 63 points while Midland Dow had 58.
Five relay teams won first place for Alpena. These included the girls long jump team of Emily Duncan, Taylor Genschaw and Sarah Swider. The long jump boys also won first. They consisted of Brendan Cordes, Ashton Dever and Aaron Keyes.
The girls pole vault team of Victoria Guzman, Jenna Talbot and Amber Repke also one first. The boys two-mile relay team earned a winning score of 8:36.4. They included Clay Jacobs, Ethan Crowell, Elisha Martin and Jacob Benson.
The boys 300 Hurdles team of Aaron Keyes, Josh Bell and Brendan Cordes won first.
Six girls teams won second place. The first second place team was the discus team of Emily Ferguson, Courtney Wickland and Amy McNeil. The 3,200 Relay team also won with a score of 10:05.5. They consisted of Amanda Dort, Kelsey Lewis, Elaine Lowe and Racheal McDonald.
The sprint medley team also picked up a second-place finish with Nisse Wilke, Taylor Genschaw, Jenna Talbot and Emily Duncan all contributing. The middle distance medley team also picked up second place and had Elaine Lowe, Racheal McDonald, Amanda Dort and Kelsey Lewis.
The second place 300 Hurdles team consisted of Ashley Krawczak, Jenna Talbot and Renee Vredenburg. The final second place girls team was the shot put relay team of Emily Ferguson, Stephanie McNeil, Rachel Zolneirek and Courtney Wickland.
These same four girls took third in the shot put while Brooke Burrone, Kristie McNeil and Sarah Swider finished third place in the high jump.
Four boys teams picked up second place finishes. J.D. Niergarth, John Mack and Jacob Benson picked up the runner up spot in the high jump while Zack Barrett, Kyle Green, Jordan Ferguson and Dustin Swider picked up second in shot put.
The same shot putters also picked up third in the shot put relay.
The second place pole vault team consisted of Evan Frank, Tate Clewley and Dylan Goike. The final second place team was the sprint medley team which consisted of Brendan Cordes, Ben Manning, Josh Bell and Elliot Zarins.
The second third place team was the 1,600 relay team of Ashton Dever, Alex Swider, Kaleb Smith and Drew Smith.
The Alpena track hosts Ogemaw on Wednesday.
Mio 18-19, Hale 0-4
HALE-The Mio baseball team took a pair of games from Hale on Friday, winning 18-0 and 19-4.
Zach Mack and Nick Mangutz had two hits for Mio in the opener and Micah Thomey, Bryson Devers and Seth Thomey had a hit each.
Charles Atin was the winning pitcher for Mio, allowing three hits, two walks and struck out seven.
Brad Rhodes was the winning pitcher for the Thunderbolts in the nightcap, striking out six, allowing four runs (two earned), four hits and no walks.
Atin, Aaron Fox and Seth Thomey each had two hits for Mio.
Dan Katterman had two hits and two stolen bases for Hale on the night and Kaydon Remier had two hits.
JUNIOR HIGH TRACK
TBJH defeats Petoskey
The Thunder Bay Junior High boys track team defeated Petoskey 84-80 on Thursday. Thunder Bay won 10 out of 17 events.
First place winners were: Mitchel Day in the 800 run (2:20) and 3200 run (11:00); Isaac Cross in the 1600 run (5:15); Alec LeTourneau in the 200 dash (28.5), 100 dash (13.84) and pole vault (9-6); Trevor Roznowski in the shot put (36-4); the 800 relay team of Alex Arch, Mike Clark, Evan LeTourneau and Bennett Speaks (1:53.28); the 3200 relay team of Cross, Day, Dallin Toth and Hunter Tolsdorf (10:47.1) and the 1600 relay team of Speaks, Toth and Christian Szatkowski (4:55.58).
Second place finishes went to: Spencer Kraft in the 55 hurdles (10.43); Tolsdorf in the 800 run (2:37); Arch in the 400 dash (1:03) and high jump (5-0); Jake Lanier in the 200 dash (29.93) and Kelton Schlueter in the 200 hurdles (32.21).
Third place finishes went to: Toth in the 3200 run (13:11); Evan LeTourneau in the 70 dash (9.71); Speaks in the pole vault (6-6) and Jacob Vought in the long jump (14-1 1/2).
Fourth place finishes went to: Kraft in the 200 hurdles (35.49); Aaron Diemond in the pole vault (6-6) and Schlueter in the high jump (4-6).
Thunder Bay’s next meet is Monday at home at 4 p.m. against Cheboygan.
Standish 17-19, Alcona 3-8
LINCOLN-The Alcona softball team suffered a pair of losses against Standish on Thursday at home, losing 17-3 and 19-8.
Kendra Cole took the loss for Alcona (1-7) in the opener, allowing nine earned runs with seven walks and two strikeouts.
Cole went 1-for-2 at the plate and Alissa Terpstra was 2-for-2.
Terpstra took the loss in the second game, allowing nine earned runs and six walks with one strikeout.
Ally Higgins was 2-for-3 and Marisa Hirschfelt was 1-for-2 with a double.