Prep Roundup (12-9-13)

FAIRVIEW-The Fairview boys basketball team came up on the short end in it’s season opener, falling to Oscoda 43-41 in a North Star League matchup on Monday.

The Eagles led 29-24 after three quarters, but Oscoda caught fire in the fourth quarter and outscored Fairview 19-12.

“It was just sloppy play on our part. It was poor coaching on Fairview’s part. I didn’t have them ready to play,” Fairview coach Rick Ebert said.

Hudson Szubelak led Fairview (0-1) with 27 points and Austin Handrich added 12. Jared Little led Oscoda with 11 points and Alex Lamrock added 10.

Fairview plays at Mio on Thursday.

Hale 49,

Rogers City 42

HALE-The Rogers City boys basketball team fell just short in its season-opener on Monday, losing to Hale 49-42.

Alex Hincka led the Hurons with 12 points, but fouled out in the fourth quarter. Rogers City cut the lead to two, 41-39 late, but couldn’t climb all the way back.

Hale led 29-20 at halftime and 36-24 after three quarters.

Rogers City plays at Posen on Thursday.


Alpena finishes 13th in Howell

HOWELL-The Alpena wrestling team opened the 2013-14 season on Saturday at a tournament in Howell. The Wildcats finished 13th out of 17 teams.

RJ Centala went 3-0 for Alpena at 145 pounds and finished first in his weight class; Dakota Patterson (160) took third after going 3-1; Tom Szatkowski (171), Fabian Phillips (189) and Austin Hawks (285) each went 2-1.

The Wildcats host a quad meet on Wednesday starting at 6 p.m.