Prep Roundup (2-20-2014)
OSCODA-Karina Cole broke the Alcona girls basketball single season scoring record and the Tigers earned their 17th win of the season with a 67-29 win over Oscoda on Thursday.
Cole scored 34 points, setting a new record with her 490th point and she also passed her 1,500 career point total.
The Tigers (17-3) took a 21-7 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. Alcona led 37-13 at halftime and 53-21 after three quarters.?”Great way to finish the season with our 17th win. We’re looking forward to Districts,” Alcona coach Brad Cole said.
Kendra Cole added seven points, eight rebounds and three blocks for Alcona. Nicole Walen scored seven points and Maddie Feldhiser and Torie Harmon scored five points each.
Alcona will play next week in a district semifinal against either Tawas or Oscoda.
Alcona’s JV team beat Oscoda 56-24.
Bellaire 35, Onaway 26
ONAWAY-The Onaway girls basketball team engaged in a stellar defensive battle with Bellaire on Thursday in its regular season finale, but came up short at the end in a 35-26 loss.
Bellaire held a slim 29-26 lead at the end of the game, but pulled away with six free throws.
Leighten Koepke paced Bellaire with 17 points and eight of those came in the fourth quarter.
Erika Price led Onaway (10-10, 8-8 Ski Valley) with 13 points.
“We ran into a wall on Tuesday and didn’t play well at all. We came back and had a good day of practice and played Onaway basketball tonight,” Onaway coach Marty Mix said. “It was a pretty good defensive battle most of the game.”
Bellaire led 16-9 at halftime and 25-22 after three quarters.
Onaway will play on Wednesday against either Wolverine or Vanderbilt in a district semifinal.
Cedarville 92, Posen 54
CEDARVILLE-Nick Hincka scored 23 points, but the Posen boys basketball team came out on the wrong end of a game with Cedarville on Wednesday, losing 92-54.
“We played alright for the first half and then they opened it up,” Posen coach Matt Ponik said.
Leon Beccard added 16 points for Posen (10-5).