FROM STAFF REPORTS
Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Jessica Kalbfleisch scored three goals Monday night as Traverse City West defeated Big North Conference soccer rival Traverse City Central, 4-1.
Maria Rapson also tallied, off a Kalbfleisch assist, for the Titans (8-5-3, 5-1-2), who led 1-0 at the break. Sophie Lutz scored for Central (5-10-1, 3-4-1).
Savanna Wojtanowski had six saves in goal for West.
The Trojans won the JV game 4-3. Jennifer Rose netted the game-winner with 5:20 left. Central (5-6-1) led 3-1 at the break before rallied to tie it at 3-3. Rose finished with three goals and Abigail Stanton one for the Trojans.
Emily Walton netted two goals and Sarah VanSipe one for West (6-3-4).
TC Liberty 3
Three different players scored goals as the Traverse City Liberty shut out Kalkaska 3-0 in Lake Michigan Conference play.
Brin Forlenza, Rikke Foss and Kristin Jarvis scored goals.
Elk Rapids 8
East Jordan 0
Elk Rapids improved to 9-1 in Lake Michigan Conference play with an 8-0 win over East Jordan.
Andrea Pilon and Michelle Costa scored two goals each and Carley Patterson, Hailey Patterson, Jordan McNamara and Mylia LaPointe each had one goal for the Elks (10-1-1, 9-1 LMC).
Boyne City 0
Hannah Herboldsheimer scored two goals as Charlevoix defeated Lake Michigan Conference rival Boyne City 8-0.
Elizabeth Way, Kylee Scholten, Lily Matchett, Devon Bottomley, Katie Kiteley and Bailee Stevens also scored for the Rayders (12-5, 9-2).
Glen Lake 5
Suttons Bay 1
Kyra Surber had a goal and two assists, and Clare Slack scored two goals as Glen Lake defeated Suttons Bay 5-1.
The victory wrapped up a Greater Northwest Soccer Conference championship for the Lakers (7-6-1, 6-0-1 in the league) with one league game remaining.
Ty Fessell and Alex LaCross also found the back of the net for Glen Lake. For Suttons Bay, Mariah Belluomini scored a goal.
Burt Lake NMC 0
Leland outshot Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian 17-7 and came away with a 6-0 victory.
Whitney Schaub and Libby Munoz each had two goals for the Comets (13-4). Lydia Gulow and Aurelia Guest also scored.
TC Central 7
TC West 1
The fifth-ranked TC Central tennis team won all four singles matches in a 7-1 Big North Conference win over TC West.
Winning in singles were Paige Cooley (6-0, 6-0), Kelly Milliken (6-2, 6-2), Christi Druskovich (6-3, 6-4) and Taylor Weckstein (6-1, 6-1). Victorious in doubles were Leah Potter and Katie Raymond (6-0, 6-0), Devin Dotterrer and Abby Palisin (6-3, 6-2) and Amelia Pezzetti and Molly Whiting (6-0, 6-0).
West took No. 1 doubles with Monica Hessler and Sydney Diss (6-2, 6-1).
TC St. Francis 8
TC Christian 0
St. Francis swept Traverse City Christian 8-0 in a regional tuneup.
The Gladiators picked up wins from Amanda Bandrowski (default), Natalie Burke (6-0, 6-0), Lena Popp (6-4, 6-0), Lauren Hansen (6-0, 6-0), Chloe Lodge and Bailey Chouinard (6-4, 6-1), Courtney McCardel and Emily Szmania (6-1, 6-0), Sarah Stayman and Rosie Wilson (6-1, 6-0) and Bethany Richey and Carlee McCardel (6-2, 6-0).
TC Central JV Gold 5
Boyne City varsity 3
TC Central JV Gold beat Boyne City’s varsity 5-3.
The Trojans had wins from Maxine Valesano (6-3, 6-0), Shaina Kalbfleisch (6-1, 6-2), Jane Leahy (6-4, 0-6, 10-3), Taylor Robbins and Melissa Lance (6-3, 6-3) and Kristen Patterson and Dallis Champion (6-1, 3-6, 10-7).
TC Central JV 8
TC West JV 0
Isabel Lutze posted a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 singles as the Traverse City Central JV beat the Traverse City West JV 8-0.
Also victorious for the Trojans: Abbey Kaufman (6-1, 6-1), Andrea Longton (6-1, 6-0), Angela Amalfitano (6-0, 6-0), Aleksa Szunko-Hannah Simmons (6-3, 6-1), Kayla Hilner-Caroline Gardner (6-0, 6-0), Kaitlyn McLintock-Shannon Weaver (6-0, 6-0) and Katie Stanton-Molly Smith (6-1, 6-0).
TC Central wins own invitational
Traverse City Central’s Winton Munch won medalist honors with a even par-71 as the Trojans won their own invitational at the Traverse City Country Club.
Central finished with a 318. Ogemaw Heights was second at 335, Cadillac third at 341 and St. Francis fourth at 365.
In addition to Munch’s 71, Abe Lewis came in at 79, Daniel Brott 83 and Derek Schrank 85 for the Trojans. Lewis was fourth overall.
St. Francis’ Parker Guss tied for second with a 78.
Leland’s Joel Sneed tied for fifth with an 82. Glen Lake’s Michael O’Brien fired an 83.
The Traverse City Central Black took seventh with a 405. For the Black, Zach Egbert carded a 95, Jack Hawley a 100, Brandon Smith a 101 and Matt Wooten a 109.
TCW finishes 6th out of 20 teams at Brighton
Scores were on the high end due to chilly and windy conditions at the Brighton Invitational.
TC West finished sixth with a score of 329.
Cam Murray had a 77, Payden Myers 81, Brady Greenman 84 and Alex Scott 87.
Brighton won the tournament with a 307.
Manistee wins Benzie Invite
Behind a pair of 78s from Matt Simmons and Will Schriver, Manistee was able to shoot a team score of 318 to win the Benzie Central Invitational at Champion Hill in Beulah.
Manistee Catholic Central was second out of the seven teams with a 334. Meet medalist Zack Blalik, playing for Catholic Central, had a 72. Benzie was led by Paul Dumas, who shot a 75, which put him second overall.
Other local scores included Steven Johnson, who led Kingsley’s effort with an 86, and Frankfort’s Tristan Rogers, who had an 89.
Champion Hill is hosting an 18-hole jamboree on Wednesday.
Suttons Bay takes 12th at Big Rapids Invite
Devin Capron shot a 78, which put him eighth overall, as Suttons Bay finished 12th at the Big Rapids Invitational at Tullymore Golf Course.
The Norsemen had a team score of 358. Comstock Park had a 308 to win the event.
Other scores for Suttons Bay included Sean Lammy with a 90, and Lars Thornton and Brent Duddles each with a 95.
West JV takes second at Charlevoix
TC West mixed up its roster to include some junior varsity and varsity players and finished second at the Charlevoix Invitational held at Belvedere Country Club.
The Titans shot a 329, finishing eight strokes behind the Petoskey varsity ‘A’ team. Ryan Sievers shot an 80 to lead West’s effort. Steven Gaston followed with an 81, with Matt Orwig, Jacob Martin, Zach Perrin and Tanner Hewitt each adding 84s.
Bullough sets record at Central Lake
Holly Bullough set a meet record in the 3200, posting a time that would have broken the Division 4 state championship mark, at the Central Lake Invitational on Monday.
Bullough’s time of 10:50.74 led Traverse City St. Francis to a second-place finish in the meet, which Johannesburg-Lewiston won.
The Division 4 state championship record is 10:56.48, set in 2006.
The Cardinals posted 101 points, followed by St. Francis (92), Bellaire (82), Grand Traverse Academy (63), McBain Northern Michigan Christian (53), Glen Lake (52.5), Buckley (40), Mancelona (30.5), Fairview, Frankfort (22), Gaylord St. Mary (20), Central Lake (12), Forest Area (11), Ellsworth (nine) and Onaway (three).
St. Francis also won three relays, claiming the 400 (Madeline Zamarron, Liza Erickson, Megan Seida, Grace Meachum) in 55.02, the 800 (Zamarron, Meachum, Lauren Buckel, Kaitlyn Hegewald) in 1:49.83 and the 1600 (Hegewald, Buckel, Maddy Danz, Erin McDonnell) in 4:15.05.
Buckel claimed the 200 in 27.05 and Chandler Tarrant the pole vault at 8’0”.
Bellaire’s Isabella Tremonti won the 1600 in 5:33.59, while Renee Lalone captured the 110 hurdles in 17.49.
Grand Traverse Academy won the 3200 relay in 10:32.76 with a team of Abby Fifarek, Alysia Campos, Molly Ritsema and Lindsey White.
In the boys’ meet, St. Francis claimed the crown despite winning only one event.
Connor Archer won the high jump (5’10”), but the Glads had five seconds and two thirds.
St. Francis won with 91 team points, followed by Mancelona (83), Glen Lake (63.5), Bellaire (63), GT Academy (53), Fairview (45), Forest Area (45), Ellsworth (33), Buckley (31), Frankfort (31), Onaway (27), Pellston (26), McBain NMC (21), Johannesburg0Lewiston (16), Gaylord St. Mary (14) and Central Lake (12).
Like the Gladiators, Mancelona won only one event — Kenny Burnette in the pole vault (14’4”).
Glen Lake won three relays, with the quartet of Tyler Stachnik, Carter Lee, Spencer Query and Parker Kokowicz taking the 400 (45.88) and 800 (1:36.27) events, and Kokowicz, Stachnik, Query and Nick Butts taking the 1600 in 3:36.62.
Ellsworth’s Winter Romeyn won the 800 (2:06.59) and 1600 (4:39.28), while Bellaire had firsts from Denny Hall in the 200 (23.72) and Hunter Rowe in the 110 hurdles (15.84).
Forest Area had wins from Jeremy Richards in the discus (131’3”) and Paul Korn in the long jump (18’7.25”).
Central Lake’s Karrick Conway won the 300 hurdles in 42.31 and Gaylord St. Mary’s Dylan Masko took the 100 in 11.88.
Grand Traverse Academy won two events, as Tyler Floering took the 400 in 53.29 and was part of the 3200 relay that won in 8:48.22, joining Austin McQueer, Aaron Kostrzewa and Alex Houston.
TC Christian 5 4
LL St. Mary 4 1
Cam Beemer and Will Andre pitched complete-game victories as TC Christian swept a baseball twinbill from Lake Leelanau St. Mary 5-4 and 4-1 to clinch the Cherryland Conference title.
Beemer helped his own cause in the opener with three RBIs, two coming on a single in the second. Andre broke up a 1-1 tie in the nightcap with the game-winning RBI. He finished with two hits. Beemer went 3-for-3 with two RBIs for the Sabres (7-6-1). Dan Bardenhagen and Collin Platts had multiple hits for St. Mary (3-7-2) in the opener. John VanRaalte had a triple among two hits for St. Mary in the nightcap.
Mancelona 7 9
Inland Lakes 3 6
Mancelona kept pace with league-leading Onaway, with a Ski Valley baseball showdown between the two top teams coming Thursday, as the Ironmen swept a pair from Inland Lakes 7-3 and 9-6.
J.R. Cook and Nick Balhorn each went 1-for-2 with a run scored and an RBI. Cody Derrer got the win, allowing five hits and striking out seven.
Cook went 2-for-3 in the second game with an RBI, while Cole VanWagner added a hit and two RBIs. Kyle Schepperley struck out six and scattered three hits for the Ironmen (9-3).
Gaylord St. Mary 5 13
Bellaire 8 9
Anthony Zielinski hit a three-run double and Jack Lochinski added a two-run hit in Gaylord St. Mary’s seven-run first inning to take the nightcap 13-9 and split a Ski Valley Conference twinbill with Bellaire.
Nick Harrington had four hits and two triples on the night, giving him five three-baggers in his last six games. Matt Spyhalski was the winner and Zielinski picked up a save. Bellaire’s Hunter Walsh hit a grand slam.
James Schrader pitched Bellaire to the 8-5 opening-game win. Anthony Zielinski and John Paul Zielinski were each 2 for 3 with a run for the Snowbirds (9-5, 7-5 SVC).
TC Central frosh 3 11
Petoskey frosh 2 4
The TC Central freshman baseball team swept a doubleheader from visiting Petoskey, 3-2 and 11-4.
Logan Briggs was the winning pitcher in game one, striking out five. Dawson Rabb had the lone Central hit. In the second game Rabb struck out four and got the win. Cam Fewless and Ethan Shuh each doubled among two hits, while Griffen Censor added two hits and Tyler Norton one.
The Trojans (12-4) are at Glen Lake on Thursday.
St. Francis 6 4
East Jordan 2 0
Bailey Johnson’s bases-loaded double in the top of the sixth snapped a 0-0 deadlock as St. Francis went on to beat East Jordan 4-0 in the nightcap of a Lake Michigan Conference doubleheader. Johnson’s double — her second of the game — cleared the bases. She then scored on a Bridget Bussell single. Bussell finished with two hits as well. Johnson pitched a one-hitter, striking out seven, for the win.
St. Francis (11-6, 9-1) won the opener 6-2 as Gabby Morgan tossed a three-hitter. Abbey Coger and Olivia Hardy led the Gladiators with two hits.
LL St. Mary 16 8
TC Christian 6 2
Mary Rexroat’s two hits and three RBIs powered Lake Leelanau St. Mary to a 16-6 win over Traverse City Christian in the first of two Cherryland Conference games. Megan Popp earned the win. Marta Herman and Abby Thon also had two hits for the Eagles (14-7). Sarah Hebert belted a grand slam home run for Christian (5-12).
St. Mary’s won the nightcap 8-2 on Rexroat’s three-hitter. Popp contributed two hits and two RBIs.
Mancelona 13 14
Inland Lakes 1 10
Kallie Derrer drove in nine runs as unbeaten Mancelona swept Inland Lakes 13-1 and 14-10 in a Ski Valley twinbill.
Derrer, the winning pitcher in both games, went 4-for-4 with five RBIs in the opener. One of her hits was a grand slam. Lindsey Friday added two hits and two RBIs. Haley Ackler also drove in two. Derrer had three hits, including a homer, and four RBIs in the nightcap. Dakota Derrer contributed two hits and four RBIs and Friday three hits, four runs and an RBI.
Onaway 3 15
Central Lake 2 0
Emily Estep pitched Onaway to a 3-2 and 15-0 Ski Valley Conference doubleheader sweep.
She picked up wins in both games for the Cardinals.
Channing Hoogerhyde and Delaney Buffman each drove in a run in the opener for Central Lake (7-7), and Alexis Carpenter struck out nine.
Pellston 12 14
Forest Area 0 4
Pellston swept Forest Area 12-0 and 14-4 in Ski Valley Conference action.
For the Warriors, Cami Campbell led the way with three hits and an RBI in the nightcap, while Kourtni Birgy doubled in a run. Maddy Nagy, Brianna Heigel, Zoie Adams and Jackie Hyatt added hits.
— Compiled by Dennis Chase, James Cook and Chris Dobrowolski