ATWOOD — Charlevoix clinched the Lake Michigan Conference golf championship Friday after winning the final league meet at Antrim Dells.
The Rayders came in with a 332 on Friday. St. Francis was a close second at 335. The Gladiators were followed by Elk Rapids (353), Kalkaska (357), Harbor Springs (358), Boyne City (361), Grayling (429) and East Jordan (507).
Charlevoix’s Brad Rizzo was medalist with a 75. Preston McDowell of Elk Rapids was four shots back at 79. St. Francis’ Joe Coates and Parker Guss carded an 81 and 83, respectively. Riley Lamie added an 85 and Ben Yanska 86 for the Gladiators.
Guss was the overall league champion, winning a one-hole playoff with Rizzo. The first-team all-conference squad also featured Coates, McDowell, Kalkaska’s Mitchell Dunn, Charlevoix’s Noah Jeakle and Boyne City’s Brad Fouchia.
Titans win BNC meet, Munch medalist
Traverse City West edged Central by eight shots to win a Big North Conference meet at Timber Wolf in Kalkaska.
The Titans shot a 323, Central a 331. The Trojans were followed by Gaylord (334), Petoskey (339), Ogemaw Heights (358) and Cadillac (369).
Central’s Winton Munch was medalist with a 73. West’s Alex Scott took second with a 78. Steven Gaston came in at 81 and Payden Myers and Cam Murray 83 for the Titans. Trey Pezzetti carded an 81, Dan Brott 86, Abe Lewis 91 and Riley Boyd 92 for the Trojans.
West won the JV meet with a 346. Gaylord took second (381) and Traverse City Central Black third (387). Gaylord’s Jim Robb was medalist with an 84. West’s Zach Perin fired an 86, Jacob Martin 87 and Keits Shoemaker 89. Central’s Bauer Jones finished with a 90, Wyatt Bartels 93, Zach Egbert 100 and Matt Wooten 104.
Cardinals capture girls regional at Mancelona
The Johannesburg-Lewiston girls won just one event, but still captured the 15-team Division 4 track regional at Mancelona.
The Cardinals finished with 113 points, Bellaire 103 and Harbor Springs 100.
Johannesburg’s Shannon Kievit won the long jump (15’6.75”).
Bellaire’s Isabelle Tremonti had a big day, winning the 1600 (5:34.01), 3200 (12:17.88) and anchoring the victorious 1600 relay (4:22.37). She was joined on the 1600 relay by Xantha Herbers, Sierra Kintigh and Mackenzie Ciganick.
Johanna Westerhof, Kintigh, Renee Lalone and Ciganick won the 800 relay (1:55.11).
Salix Sampson was the star for Harbor Springs, claiming the 100 (13.23), 200 (28.05) and 400 (1:02.59). Claire Fleming won the pole vault (8’) for the Rams and teamed with Kyra LaRue, Abby Detmar and Kaitlyn Alessi to take the 3200 relay (10:23.35).
Mancelona’s Tori Reicheldefer won the 100 hurdles (17.64).
Fairview boys take regional track title
Fairview closed with a flourish to win the boys Division 4 track regional at Mancelona.
The Eagles won the last four events of the day — the 800, 200, 3200 and 1600 relay.
Fairview finished with 124.75 points in the 15-team field. Mancelona was second with 109.75.
Mancelona’s Kenny Burnette won the pole vault (11’10”) and Keegan Richardson the discus (133’9”).
Bellaire had two individual champions — Hunter Rowe in the 110 high hurdles (15.94) and Denny Hall in the 100 (11.72).
Ellsworth’s Winter Romeyn captured the 1600 (4:36.87) and Central Lake’s Carrick Conway the 300 hurdles (42.63).
Harbor Springs, which finished third, picked up wins from Spencer Kloss in the shot put (45’10.5”) and Sam Hansen in the long jump (19’1.25”).
TC West 2
Jessica Kalbfleisch scored the game-winning goal with 23:28 left in the first half as Traverse City West pulled out a 2-1 non-league win over Thornapple-Kellogg.
Maria Rapson assisted on the goal.
The Titans first goal was scored by Jayna Brunetti off an assist from Kalbfleisch.
Goalie Savanna Wojtanowski, aided by a strong defense, turned aside 10 shots.
West (10-5-3) travels to Cadillac on Monday in a key Big North clash.
Elk Rapids 0
Abbey Fuller and Dani Pacella netted goals as Cadillac beat Elk Rapids 2-0.
Paige Granger had nine saves in goal for the Elks (10-3-1), who face Boyne City on Monday.
Benzie Central 0
Libby Munoz scored four goals and assisted on another as Leland defeated Benzie Central 6-0.
Whitney Schaub and Kalynn Wright also tallied for the Comets (15-4). Schaub finished with two assists, Wright one. Katia Skarupinski also drew an assist. Andrea Hunt and Noa Yaakoby shared goaltending duties.
TC Central JV 1
Julianna Chang scored to give Traverse City Central JV a 1-1 tie with the Kingsley varsity.
Kingsley had taken a 1-0 lead on an Ally Clark goal. Courtney Adams assisted.
Olivia Luciani drew the assist on the Chang goal.
Kasey Hayes had 11 saves in goal for Kingsley (3-4-3). Carrie Wynkoop had six stops for Central (5-7-2).
Thornapple-Kellogg JV 3
TC West JV 1
Nora Malmberg scored in the opening five minutes but the Traverse City West JV could not hold on in a 3-1 loss to Thornapple-Kellogg.
Emily Walton assisted on the goal for the Titans (7-4-3).
Manistee 8 11
Frankfort 4 0
Haley Maser pitched a two-hitter and also homered as Manistee beat Frankfort 11-0 in the nightcap of a doubleheader.
The Chippewas also won the opener 8-4. Manistee hit four homers on the day.
For Frankfort (14-11), Courtney Bower collected three hits and Keelan Kelly two in the opener. The Panthers loaded the bases with the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the sixth, but could not capitalize.
Frankfort plays in the Mesick Invitational today.
Glen Lake 1
Troy, prepping for today’s Titan Invitational at TC West, beat Glen Lake 7-1.
The Lakers (11-12) had five players with a hit apiece. Tayler Galla scored the lone run. Glen Lake hosts its tournament today.
E. Grand Rapids 4
TC West 3
East Grand Rapids pulled out a 4-3 win over Traverse City West in a first-round game in the Titan Invitational.
Keegan Kelly pitched a strong game for the Titans, surrendering just two hits and two earned runs in 5.1 innings. Jared Roth’s two hits and two RBIs paced the West attack. Donny Cizek also had two hits.
The tournament continues today.
Glen Lake 17 12
Onekama 8 3
Glen Lake plated 29 runs in sweeping a twinbill from Onekama at Wuerfel Park, 17-8 and 12-3.
Winning pitcher Austin Odziana and Trevor Apsey each drove in three runs in the opener. Thomas Waning and Thomas Moore had two RBIs apiece. Curtis Bunek pounded out three hits and Apsey and Dan Pleva two. Joe Eno’s three hits and three RBIs paced Onekama.
In the nightcap, Bunek added two more hits to go with two RBIs. Apsey contributed two hits as well. Kyle Kulanda pitched five hitless innings in relief for the win.
The Lakers (19-3) host their tournament today.
Frankfort 17 13
Manistee 2 7
Owen Stratton pitched a three-hitter as Frankfort beat Manistee 17-2 in the opener of a doubleheader.
Kyle Kidder belted a two-run homer for the Panthers (17-4). Stratton chipped in two hits.
Frankfort won the nightcap 13-7 with Brennan Flynn going 4-for-4 with two doubles. Kidder, Stratton and R.J. Kennis all contributed two hits. Kennis had a double and triple. Ken Frieswyk picked up the win.
Frankfort hosts Mancelona today.
Grayling 6 15
Elk Rapids 4 6
Grayling swept a Lake Michigan Conference twinbill from Elk Rapids, 6-4 and 15-6.
Marty Raymond drove in two of the Elks runs in the opener. Josh McColley added two hits and drove in a run.
In the nightcap, Raymond and Charlie Settles paced the Elks attack with two hits. Settles also scored two runs and drove in one. Raymond had an RBI, too.
Elk Rapids is at Boyne City on Tuesday.