Traverse City Record-Eagle

Prep Sports

February 27, 2013

Prep Basketball Roundup: Lakers hand Glads first loss

From staff reports

TRAVERSE CITY — Glen Lake handed host St. Francis its first loss of the season Tuesday with a 50-40 non-conference win.

“They played a whale of a game,” Gladiators coach Keith Haske said. “They defended us well and out-rebounded us.”

The Lakers (17-2) were led by Mike O’Brien’s 20 points. Curtis Bunek had 10 points and Carter Lee added nine points.

For the Glads (18-1), Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi had 10 points while Austin Currie had eight points.

St. Francis hosts Elk Rapids on Thursday while Glen Lake is at Benzie.

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Midland 69

TC Central 50

Midland picked up a 69-50 win over TC Central.

The Chemics had 19 points from Will Williams. As a team, they made 10 3-pointers.

The Trojans (5-14) had 18 points from Tanner Kenney while Taylor Cook had 16 points.

Midland also won the JV game 45-39 and the freshman contest 58-25. TC Central is at Cadillac on Thursday.

Manistee CC 75

Brethren 47

Manistee Catholic Central clinched the Western Michigan D League title outright with a 75-47 win over Brethren.

The Sabers (15-3, 14-1 WMDL) got off to a hot start with a 45-21 halftime lead. Zack Bialik led the way with 26 points and seven rebounds while Ben Feliczak had 25 points and 12 boards. Andrew Perry had eight rebounds and seven assists while Joey Gamache had four assists.

Harbor Springs 48

Suttons Bay 41

Harbor Springs had three players in double digits for a 48-41 non-conference win at Suttons Bay.

The Norse (6-12) were led by Logan Mikesell’s 17 points. Neal Zoerhoef had 15 points for the Rams.

Suttons Bay and Mesick will meet on Thursday and Friday to wrap up the regular season.

Frankfort 63

Elk Rapids 61

Frankfort rallied late for a 63-61 win over Elk Rapids and ended a three-game losing streak.

The Panthers (15-4) trailed 32-22 at the half, but took the lead late with a couple of turnovers. David Loney had 24 points in the win while Owen Stratton had 22 points.

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