Traverse City Record-Eagle

Prep Sports

January 22, 2014

Prep Basketball Roundup: Frankfort prevails in OT

From staff reports

BALDWIN – Frankfort outscored host Baldwin 9-5 in overtime to a claim a 75-71 victory and hand No. 7-ranked Baldwin its first loss of the season.

Frankfort was led by double-doubles by brothers David and Mason Loney.

David Loney had 29 points and 13 rebounds, while Mason pitched in 12 points and 10 boards. Kole Hollenbeck added 14 points.

“We won the battle of the boards and that was a turning point in the game,” Frankfort coach Reggie Manville said. “We also had our best free-throw shooting night of the season.”

Frankfort (5-2) held a considerable 47-28 advantage on the boards and made 18 of 21 from the charity line.

Brandon Childress led Baldwin with 35 points.


Elk Rapids 48

Harbor Springs 44

Cole Walker hit 10 of 11 shots from the field en route to a 21-point night as Elk Rapids squeaked out a 48-44 Lake Michigan Conference win over Harbor Springs.

Adam Trautman added 13 — on 5 of 8 shooting — for the Elks (8-2, 5-1), who host East Jordan on Friday. Jack Carter tossed in 15 points and David Walker and Peter Kelbel 11 apiece for the Rams.


East Jordan 55

Grayling 47

East Jordan jumped out to a 20-8 lead in the first quarter and never looked back in beating Grayling 55-47 in the Lake Michigan Conference.

The Red Devils (7-1, 5-1), who face Elk Rapids in a key league game Friday, hit four 3-pointers in the first eight minutes. Jordan Weber finished with 21 points and Noah Bacchus 14 for East Jordan.

Scout Tobin’s 12 points led Grayling.


Bellaire 55

Pellston 27

Denny Hall’s double-double paced Bellaire to a 55-27 Ski Valley win over Pellston.

Hall finished with 15 points, 12 rebounds and six assists for the Eagles (8-0, 5-0), who led 16-8 at half. Hayden Niepoth contributed 10 points.

Connor Kintz paced Pellston with 16.

Bellaire hosts Onaway on Thursday for the lead in the Ski Valley.

Onaway 60

Forest Area 56

Joe O’Bradovich scored 30 points as Onaway set up its showdown with Bellaire by beating Forest Area 60-56 in Ski Valley play.

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