Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 28, 2013

Prep Sports Roundup: Shamrocks win Tee-Off

Traverse City Record-Eagle

— TRAVERSE CITY — Charlie Green earned medalist honors with a two-day score of 145 to lead Detroit Catholic Central to victory in the Division 1 portion of the Traverse City Central Tee-Off Invitational at Grand Traverse Resort & Spa.

The Shamrocks beat defending champion Muskegon Mona Shores , 614-620.

Reed Hrynewick led Mona Shores with a 146.

Traverse City West tied Clarkston for third with a 640. The Titans closed with a 312 on Saturday as Cam Murray shot 76, Payden Myers 78 and Alex Scott and Keits Shoemaker 79. For Shoemaker, who turned 15 Saturday, it was his first score under 80. Over two days, Murray came in at 155, Myers 159, Brady Greenman 163 and Scott and Shoemaker 164.

Traverse City Central's Winton Munch had a strong tournament, posting rounds of 74 and 75 for a 149, which was good for third overall. As a team, the Trojans were seventh with a 658.

Central's Derek Shrank was at 169 (83-86) while Trey Pezzetti (85-85) and Dan Brott (80-90) were at 170.

East Grand Rapids won Divisions 2-3-4 with a 668. Alma took second at 679 and Gaylord third at 683.

Suttons Bay finished with a 699. The Norse shot 346 on Saturday as Brent Duddles fired a 78, Sean Lamey 85, Devin Capron 91 and Eric Chapman 92. Lamey posted a 171 total.

Leland came in at 756. Joel Sneed led the Comets with a 76-79 for a 155. Ian Duvall was at 181, Devon Kleinschmidt 208 and Austin Fellows 216.



TC West 2 8

GR Union 6 3

Matt Kirkey and Jared Roth combined to pitch Traverse City West to an 8-3 win over Grand Rapids Union in the nightcap of a doubleheader.

Geordan Carter led the attack with three hits and two RBIs. Walt Borkovich added two hits and two RBIs. Collin Bush also had two hits.

Union won the opener 6-2. Freshman Keegan Kenny pitched a strong game, allowing just three hits and striking out seven.

West (4-2) is at Manistee on Monday.

Central splits pair at Saginaw Heritage

Traverse City Central beat Tawas 13-0 in the Saginaw Heritage Invitational for its first win.

Ethan Campbell and Mitch Brien combined for the shutout. Campbell allowed just one hit in four innings.

Cam Givens had two doubles and three RBIs. Campbell also pounded out two hits, scoring twice. Ethan Pilarski doubled in two.

Central dropped its opener 6-0 to Walled Lake Northern.

The Trojans host Gaylord on Tuesday.


Reeths-Puffer wins Benzie Invitational

Muskegon Reeths-Puffer scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth to edge St. Francis 8-7 in the championship game of the Benzie Central Invitational at Wuerfel Park.

The final went five innings because of a time limit.

St. Francis (1-1) beat Elk Rapids 17-2 in its opener. Joe Studzinski drove in five runs. Cheppe Campos and Jimmy Smith had three hits for the Gladiators while Studzinski and Tanner Kaplin added two. Tyler Waslawski tossed a six-hitter for the win.

St. Francis is at Kalkaska on Tuesday.


Kingsley second in Boyne City Invite

Kingsley won two of three games to finish second in the Boyne City Invitational.

The Stags beat Boyne City 1-0 behind the shutout pitching of Matt Bartz in the opener. He allowed just three hits. Scott McPherson doubled and scored the game's only run.

The Stags defeated Newberry 8-6 to reach the finals. Tyler Newell led the hitting attack with three hits and two RBIs. Mike Weesner added two hits and three RBIs. Newell was the winning pitcher.

Cheboygan beat Kingsley 12-2 in the final.

TC West JV 1 0

Bay City Western 11 2

The Traverse City West JV fell to 0-3 with 11-1 and 2-0 losses to Bay City Western.

Paul Soma had a pair of hits in the opener for the Titans. Jacob Casciano allowed just one earned run in the nightcap. West hosts Manistee on Monday.


TC West Frosh 1 7

Bay City Western 11 8

The Bay City Western freshmen swept Traverse City West, 11-1 and 8-7.

Tyler Buchanan had two hits in the opener for the Titans (6-3). Sam Clark and Alex Strickland pounded out two hits in the nightcap. Strickland drove in two runs.


Mesick takes title in Brethren Invite

Mesick won the Brethren Bobcat Invitational, beating Lake City 23-12 in the championship game.

Earlier, the Bulldogs beat Brethren 9-5.

Sierra Bates pitched the two victories with relief from Clara Jurik in the second game.

In the opener, Bates had three hits while Jenee Spoor and Clara Jurik had two. In the championship game, Tia Hoffman collected four hits, Bates and Rachel Robinson three, and Spoor and Jurik two.

Mesick plays Lake Leelanau St. Mary on Monday.

Centra JV drops two in Cadillac tourney

Traverse City Central fell to Cadillac 3-2 and Big Rapids 12-8 in the Cadillac JV Invitational.

Emily Jenkins tossed a four-hitter, striking out 11, in the opener. Sydney Klavon had four hits in the two games and Melissa Send three for the Trojans (4-4), who travel to Gaylord next.

St. Francis JV captures Petoskey Invitational

St. Francis rallied from a 2-0 deficit in the fourth to beat Cheboygan 7-2 in the championship game of the Petoskey JV Invitational.

The Gladiators beat Gaylord 19-7 in their opener behind pitcher Aly Bradfield. St. Francis then downed Petoskey 6-3 to reach the finals. Lauren Cvengros was the winning pitcher in the final two games.


Trojans tie for second in Ann Arbor

Traverse City Central tied for second just one point from the title in a tournament in Ann Arbor.

Ann Arbor Huron and Port Huron Northern shared the title with 15 points. Central, Clarkston and Farmington Hills Mercy tied for second at 14. Clarkston is ranked No. 1 in Division 1, Central No. 7.

The Trojans had three flights reach the finals. At No. 1 singles, Paige Cooley beat Port Huron Northern (6-1, 2-6, 6-2) and Ann Arbor Huron (6-4, 6-1) before losing to Saline (6-0, 6-1). At No. 1 doubles, Kitty Mast and Elizabeth Pappas topped Midland Dow (6-2, 6-1) and Troy (7-5, 6-3) before falling to Clarkston (6-0, 6-0). At No. 4 doubles, Amelia Pezzetti and Molly Whiting upended Clarkston (6-3, 6-0) and Saline (6-1, 6-4) before losing a three-setter to Mercy (6-4, 2-6, 6-2).

Taylor Weckstein at No. 4 singles and Katie Raymond and Leah Potter at No. 2 doubles finished third with two wins. Devon Dotterrer and Abby Palisin took two matches to claim the consolation championship at No. 3 doubles.

Kelly Milliken at No. 2 singles and Christi Druskovich at No. 3 singles won one match.

The Trojans compete in the Saginaw Heritage Invitational on Monday.

Bandrowski wins No. 1 singles, SF ties for second

Freshman Amanda Bandrowski won No. 1 singles to lead St. Francis to a second-place tie in the NorthPointe Christian Invitational.

Bloomfield Hills Sacred Heart captured the title with 19 points. St. Francis, Lansing Catholic, Williamston and North Muskegon all tied for second with 14.

Bandrowski beat Lansing Catholic (6-2, 6-3), North Muskegon (6-2, 6-3) and NorthPointe Christian (6-1, 6-1).

Lauren Hansen was runner-up at No. 4 singles. She beat Saginaw Nouvel (6-3, 6-0) and North Muskegon (6-0, 6-2) before losing to Sacred Heart.

Natalie Burke at No. 2 singles, Courtney McCardel and Emily Szmania at No. 2 doubles and Carlee McCardel and Beth Richey at No. 4 doubles posted two wins each.

St. Francis JV wins Northwest Invitational

St. Francis edged Cadillac 15-14 to win a Northwest Michigan JV Invitational at Traverse City Central.

St. Francis won No. 3 singles with Jenna Tomczak, No. 1 doubles with Jessica Pax and Lilly Ambrosius at No. 1 doubles and Emma Schmitzel and Alex Middleton at No. 2 doubles.

Traverse City West's Emma Bixby captured No. 4 singles while Katie Cairns and Kelsey Gay took No. 4 doubles.

Central Gold's Emma Sheldon won No. 1 singles.


St. Francis girls win Frankfort Invite

The St. Francis girls captured eight events en route to winning the Frankfort Invitational.

The Gladiators finished with 149 points in the nine-team field. Onekama took second with 63.75 and Manton third with 49.

Lauren Buckel paced St. Francis. She won the 400 (61.4) and 800 (2:38) and was on two victorious relays. Buckel teamed with Maddy Danz, Krissi Dressler and Holly Bullough to claim the 3200 (10:24.71) and with Kaitlin Hegewald, Bullough and Danz to win the 1600 (4:20.63).

Bullough took the 1600 (5:21.9) and placed second in the 200 (27.68).

Keegan Tarrant captured the discus (83'11") and Grace Meachum the 100 (12.82).

The Gladiators also took the 800 relay (1:55.75) with Meachum, Chandler Tarrant, Hegewald and Liza Erickson. Hegewald was second in the 400 (65.33), Meachum was second on the long jump (15'11") and Tarrant took second in the pole vault (7'3").

Meachum, Sophie Mackey, Madeline Zamarron and Megan Seida placed second in the 400 relay (55.14).

Onekama won the boys meet with 104 points. St. Francis was second with 86.

Connor Archer tied for first in the high jump (5'10"). He teamed with Mike Connolly, Tyler Dohm and Mark Moll to capture the 1600 relay (3:48.81). Archer, Dan Connolly, Dan Gallagher and Grayson Lalonde placed second in the 800 relay (1:40.8).

No other details were available.



Hart captures Benzie Invitational

Hart edged North Muskegon 2-1 to claim the Benzie Central Invitational.

Hart had defeated TC Liberty 2-1 in its first match. North Muskegon advanced with a 5-1 win over Benzie Central.

Libert blanked Benzie 3-0 in the consolation game.

The Huskies (0-5) host Suttons Bay on Monday.


TC Crusaders 14

Houghton Lake 2

Jay Jones scored seven goals as the TC Crusaders beat Houghton Lake 14-2 in lacrosse.

Ben Colburn added three goals, Dan Wilson two and Joe Trucco and Gunnar Carroll one apiece for the Crusaders (3-1), who host Petoskey on Tuesday. Nick Buday had 19 saves in goal.

TC Thunder 14

Sault Ste. Marie 3

Yannie Beeker and Chris Bennett scored four goals apiece Saturday in leading the Traverse City Thunder to a 14-3 win over Sault Ste. Marie.

Also for the Thunder, 4-1, Brett Spanski added three goals and two assists, and Ted Okestrom, Ellis Begley and Logan Krieger had a goal apiece.

Thunder goalkeeper Mitch Wynkoop made six saves, and Jordan Lutze was the defensive standout.