Prep Roundup (2-11-2014)
MIO-The Hillman boys basketball team is on a 10 game winning streak after beating Mio 65-57 on Tuesday.
Hillman (14-1, 8-0 North Star League) led Mio (12-2, 8-1) 11-7 after one and 29-21 at the half. It held a tentative 40-37 lead after three.
The Tigers won despite not picking up a field goal in the fourth quarter. It went 17 for 19 at the free throw line in the fourth.
“They’re a real good team and we knew they were going to make a run for it. Our free throws really sealed the deal for us. We went 22 for 34 at the line,” Hillman coach Eric Muszynski said.
Mason VanPamel led Hillman with 28 points. Ty Jones had 18. Gunnar Libby hit four free throws in the last 45 seconds to cap off Hillman’s win.
Mio was led by Ben Lubitz with 19 points and Seth Thomey with 16.
Mio travels to Oscoda on Friday. If Hillman can beat Au Gres next week and Posen the last week of the season, it will take the North Star League championship.
Atlanta 46, Posen 44
ATLANTA-The Atlanta boys basketball team beat Posen 46-44 on Tuesday, splitting the season with the Vikings after losing a tight first match up in Posen.
Posen lead 8-6 after the first quarter, but trailed Atlanta 23-20 at the half. Posen trailed 33-32 after three, with Atlanta outscoring them by one point in the fourth to seal its win.
Jacob Chambers led Atlanta with 14 while Taylor Juergens had 13. Nick Hincka led Posen with 17 while Travis Sharpe had 10.
Forest Area 11
FOREST AREA-The Onaway girls routed Ski Valley rival Forest Area 58-11 on Monday after holding it to two points in the first half.
The Cardinals (9-7, 7-6 Ski Valley) led 15-2 after the first quarter and 29-2 after two. Onaway increased its lead to 37-9 after three and held Forest Area to two points in the fourth.
Lexi Szymoniak led Onaway with 16 points while Erika Price had 11. Shelby Wolgast and Devin Bristley picked up nine while Morganne Badgero had nine assists.
“It was a pretty good ball game for us. We led from the start to the end and we’re really looking forward to our cancer benefit game (tonight),” Onaway coach Marty Mix said.