Gates helps ACC beat Kirtland at the buzzer

ROSCOMMON-William Gates Jr. scored on a layup at the buzzer and the Alpena Community College men’s basketball team broke a five-game losing streak with a 75-73 win over Kirtland on Saturday.

Scott Hicks III led Alpena (5-15, 3-9 MCCAA Eastern) with 14 points, Kharri Dailey had 13 and Gates and Travon Howard each added 11.

The win was the Lumberjacks’ first since Jan. 20 when they defeated Macomb 69-63 on the road.

ACC hosts Schoolcraft on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. and will play at Henry Ford on Saturday.



Kirtland 80, Alpena 38

ROSCOMMON-The Alpena Community College women’s basketball team dropped an MCCAA Eastern Conference game to Kirtland 80-38 on Saturday to Kirtland.

Whitney Frazier led ACC (6-13, 3-9 MCCAA Eastern) with 14 points and Courtney Holmes added nine points.

ACC hosts Schoolcraft on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. and will play Henry Ford on Saturday.