Traverse City Record-Eagle

Prep Sports

February 19, 2013

Prep Basketball Roundup: Stags upset Frankfort

KINGSLEY — Kingsley knocked Frankfort out of a first-place tie in the Northwest Conference with a 64-50 overtime win Monday over the Panthers.

The game was tied at 50-50 after regulation.

The game got off to a slow start. It was 17-17 at half.

Tristan Eickenroth led the Stags (9-8, 7-4) with 17 points. Scott McPherson added 16 and Travis DeBello 15.

Owen Stratton's 18 points paced Frankfort (14-2, 9-2). Brandon Schaub contributed 16 and David Loney 12. Stratton scored 13 of his points in the fourth quarter as the Panthers battled back from a 44-36 deficit with 2:58 remaining.

Kingsley, which committed a season-low nine turnovers, travels to Buckley on Friday.

Leland	65

Buckley	49

Leland pulled away in the second half for a 65-49 Northwest Conference triumph.

The Comets (8-8 overall) led by just a point at half, 30-29.

Leland put four players in double figures — Ian Duvall with 15, Tyler Leveque and Jonah Wilson 12 and Matt Fleis 10.

Michael Roser led Buckley with 13 points. Michael Baldinger chipped in 12 and Dustin Tanby 10.

Leland's A.J Whitaker returned to action, playing sparingly in the contest. He had been sidelined for six weeks with a broken bone in his left foot.

girls

Manistee	26

TC West	19

Manistee upended Traverse City West 26-19 in a low-scoring non-league game.

The Chippewas led 16-8 at half.

Emily Thompson's eight points topped Manistee. Kiley Kreple scored seven points and Katie Placek six for the Titans (7-12).

West won the JV game 31-26 as Mikenna Ray netted 10 points and Hannah Mead eight.

West faces Traverse City Central on Thursday.

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