Prep Roundup (5-15-13)

PETOSKEY-Four goals in a 17-minute span was more than enough for Petoskey to defeat the Alpena girls soccer team on Tuesday.

The Northmen scored four goals in the last 17 minutes of the first half and went on to a 5-0 win.

“We seem to give up goals in bunches (too much). We need to fight through that stretch of adversity and not turn one goal into four or five,” Alpena coach Tim Storch said.

Alpena (5-11, 2-8 Big North) hosts Traverse City West on Thursday.


Alpena JV 17-7,

Cadillac 4-3

CADILLAC-The Alpena JV softball team extended its winning streak (18-0, 10-0 Big North) by sweeping Big North Conference rival Cadillac in a Monday doubleheader, 17-4 and 7-3.

Mykayla Price pitched a complete game in the opener and picked up seven strikeouts while giving up two walks and four hits.

Lauren Heath went 4-for-5 as did Price who picked up a double and a triple.

The second game saw Heath pitch and she struck out three, walked four and allowed three hits. Jordan Modrzynski picked up a double and a single in a six-hit game for Alpena.

The Wildcats travel to Rudyard today.


Newberry 8-5,

Rogers City 1-3

ROGERS CITY-The Rogers City baseball team took a pair of losses at home against Newberry on Tuesday, 8-1 and 5-3.

Quintin Kelly took a no-hitter into the fifth inning of the nightcap, but Newberry tallied four runs in the bottom of the inning to take the lead for good. Kelly went five innings, allowing five runs on four hits with two walks and three strikeouts.

Evan Lamb had a hit and Paul Wilbert had an RBI single.

Alex Andrzejewski took the loss for the Hurons (5-11, 0-6 Straits Area) in the opener, going five innings and allowing eight runs (four earned) on six hits with two walks and five strikeouts.

Lamb, Wilbert, Jacob Malocha and Colton Fessler all had hits for the Hurons.

Rogers City plays at Pickford today.

Alpena JV 5-6,

Cadillac 0-1

CADILLAC- The Alpena JV baseball team boosted its record (13-2, 9-1 Big North) on Tuesday by sweeping Cadillac 5-0 and 6-1.

Chris Modrzynski pitched seven innings in the opener, striking out eight and giving up eight walks and one hit.

Ryan Cadarette went 2-for-3 with two doubles. The rest of the team scattered four hits.

Caleb Myers pitched all seven innings in the second game, giving up one run, two hits, two walks and striking out 15.

Alpena hit nine hits total with Modrzynski going 3-for-3.

The Wildcats play in Rudyard today.

Au Gres 10-5, Hale 4-4

AU GRES-The Hale baseball team (3-21, 3-9 North Star League) lost a pair of games to Au Gres on Tuesday 10-4 and 5-4.

Kaydon Reimer pitched the first game, giving up three earned runs, 11 hits and struck out six. He also picked up a double.

Kelby Chrivia, Ryan Richardson and Hunter Boylen all picked up a hit.

In the second game, Richardson pitched five innings, giving up one earned run, five hits, one walk and seven strikeouts. Chrivia pitched the rest of the game and gave up two runs to take the loss.

Richardson had two hits and two RBIs. Chrivia, Boylen, Jamie Balbaugh and Travis Fante all picked up a hit. Remer and Rich Brito both picked up one hit and a run.

Hale travels to Atlanta on Thursday.

Atlanta 10-10, Posen 3-0

ATLANTA-The Posen baseball team lost a tough doubleheader in Atlanta on Monday, losing 10-3 in the first game and 10-0 in the second.

Travis Sharpe pitched five innings in the first game and gave up one earned run, one walk and struck out five. His record is now 2-3.

“He pitched five great innings of baseball,” Posen coach Pat Kowalski said.

Sharpe also went 1-for-2 at the plate. Adam Pieczynski picked up a hit of his own while Matthew Delekta picked up his first varsity hit.

Delekta pitched in the second game. He walked one and struck out three. His record is now 2-1.

Posen’s overall record is 4-10 and 2-9 in the North Star League. The Vikings play in Hillman on Thursday.

Standish 5-19, Alcona 1-9

STANDISH-The Alcona baseball team ran into some trouble in Monday’s doubleheader against Standish, losing 5-1 in the first game and 19-9 in the second game.

Chad Cole pitched five innings in the first game, while Trenton Lavergne picked up two hits..

“We just didn’t play that well that game,” Alcona coach Terry Franklin said.

Carson Jamieson pitched the second game for Alcona. Cody Franklin and Nathan Fettes went 2-for-2 at the plate.

Alcona is now 16-7 overall and faces Huron Shores conference rival Tawas on Thursday.


Alpena 9/10 girls team wins Falcon Invite

WEST BRANCH-The Alpena girls team won the 9/10 Falcon Invitational at Ogemaw Heights on Monday, beating out five other teams including a narrow 122-119.5 win over Gaylord.

“We were getting nervous towards the end and were surprised to pull off a win by 2.5 points,”Alpena assistant coach Joy Bullis said.

Jenna Talbot had a huge night for Alpena, taking first place in the pole vault (8-0), first in the 300 hurdles (52.36) and second in the 100 hurdles (18.13). She also ran in the 1,600 relay team (Talbot, Mikaela Oliver, Leah Centala and Nisse Wilke) that won second place (4:43).

Brooke Burrone won three individual medals with a first in the 3,200 run (13:33) a third in the 1,600 run (6:22) and third in the high jump (4-5).

Wilke also picked up two individual medals, with a gold in 100 dash (14.60) and bronze in the 400 run (1:08). Halie Kendziorski picked up second in the long jump (13-6).

The 800 relay team (Etta Kowalewsky, Sarah Honeycutt, Kircey Hauser and Centala) picked up a second-place finish (2:10).