TRAVERSE CITY — Ryan Haworth scored a goal in the first half and Isaac Russell added one in the second half as TC Central blanked Petoskey 2-0 in a Big North Conference soccer contest Thursday.
Matt Grost and Owen Stratton had assists on the Central goals. Carl Gardner made four saves in goal. Defensively, the Trojans were led by Kurt Frick and Dillon Drossart, while Stratton helped control play at midfield.
The Trojans (6-3-1, 4-0 Big North) host Auburn Hills Avondale on Saturday.
TC West 5
Cam Sipple had a hat trick in leading TC West over Gaylord, 5-0.
Sipple scored once in the first half as the Titans (3-4-1, 3-0 Big North) held a 1-0 lead at the half. He added two more in the second half as the Titans ran away with the win. Christien Geiger and Ty Troxell had the other West scores. Nico Ragel-Wilson had two assists, and Lucas Meyer and Austin Sanders also assisted.
Justin Kraft made five saves in goal in the first half and Noah Withey added three saves in the second half.
West travels to Grand Blanc on Saturday.
Benzie Central 1
Demian Allen scored two goals near the midpoint of the second half as Buckley rallied for a 2-1 victory over Benzie Central.
With Benzie leading 1-0 at the half, Allen tied the score in the 55th minute and added the game-winner five minutes later. Isabel Vermilya and Bryce Guernsey assisted the goals. In net for Buckley (2-1) was Tyler Welch with 13 saves.
Suttons Bay 3
Glen Lake 1
Suttons Bay scored in the final second of the first half and added two more goals in second half to beat Glen Lake 3-1 and get its first win of the year.
Trailing 1-0, the Norsemen tied the game on a goal by Chris Jasinski off a throw-in by Logan Mikesell right before the half expired. Suttons Bay took the lead 15 minutes into the second half when Jason Winowiecki scored off a pass from Miguel Calderon. Mikesell added a goal on a penalty kick with five minutes remaining.
Glen Lake’s goal, which came near the midpoint of the first half, was scored by Spencer Querry.
Aaron Orban made six saves in goal for the Norsemen (1-2-1, 1-0 Northwest), while Keith Brown made six saves for the Lakers.
Cadillac JV 2
Sam Porter scored two first-half goals as Kingsley tied the Cadillac junior varsity 2-2.
Caleb Wetherholt was in net for the Stags, who led 2-1 at the intermission.
The Stags (0-3-1) are at Northport on Saturday.
Harbor Light 1
Denny Hall scored two goals and assisted on another as Bellaire defeated Harbor Light 4-1.
The Eagles (8-0, 4-0 Northern Michigan Soccer League) outscored the Swordsmen 4-0 in the second half to get the win.
Drew Emery had a goal and two assists and Ryan Cybulla also scored. Alex Perkins added an assist. Adam Crandall made four saves in net.
Colin May, Nick Betten and Doug Verellen played strong defense for the Eagles, who only allowed a penalty kick goal by Kirk Muller.
The Eagles host TC Christian on Tuesday.
Leland scored three times in each half in topping Northport 6-0.
Tony Mosqueda had two goals and an assist for the Comets, who outshot the Wildcats 17-6. Mike Osorio and Noah Fetterolf each added a goal and an assist. Mike Farese and Ben Yaakoby also netted goals. Omar Roman and Cam Stowe contributed assists.
Farese was in goal for the first half and Gerardo Vasquez was in goal for the second half to preserve the shutout.
TC Central JV 4
Petoskey JV 2
Sam Hoover scored a pair of goals as the TC Central junior varsity soccer team defeated Petoskey’s JV 4-2.
Marshall Mast and Josh Armour added the other Central goals. Assists went to Jack Stevenson, Lars Hornburg and Robby Morse. Grant Lesoski was in net, where he made four saves.
Central (4-0-1) hosts Auburn Hills Avondale on Saturday.
Titans 2nd, Trojans 4th at Altimore Invitational
Traverse City West finished second and Central fourth Thursday in the eight-team Frank Altimore Invitational in Midland.
Host Midland Dow won the tournament at Currie West, shooting a 336. West carded a 379, Central a 386.
Taylor Kehoe led the the Titans with an 87. That placed her seventh overall. Hunter Kehoe added a 93, Grace Ellul a 94 and Summer Slack a 105.
Central’s Amelia Pezzetti came in fourth overall with an 81. Zoe Sobeck fired a 99, Ashley Hulet 101 and Kate Trubac 105.
West and Central will compete next Thursday at Petoskey.
Harbor Springs 378
Glen Lake 385
Glen Lake’s Nichole Cox shot an 82 to earn medalist honors, but Harbor Springs finished seven strokes ahead of the Lakers 378-385 in a two-team dual match at Mistwood.
Harbor’s Ellen Breigner was second overall and led the Rams, shooting an 85. Harbor’s other scores were: Abby Detmar with a 95, Perry Bower with a 97, Sadie Cwikiel with a 101, Zoey Bezilla with a 106 and Leah Cullie with a 116.
The rest of Glen Lake’s scores were Skylar Gleason with a 99, Melanie Kulunda with a 101, Madison Hill with a 103, Nicole Pace with a 104 and Brianna Flores with a 116.
Charlevoix had one player compete, Gabrielle Gray, who carded an 87.
Glen Lake and Harbor Springs are back on the course Thursday for the Petoskey Invitational.
Suttons Bay splits tri-match versus McBain and Kalkaska
The Suttons Bay volleyball team lost to McBain and defeated Kalkaska in a tri-match, losing 16-25 and 14-25, then winning 25-6, 25-23.
Leaders for the Norse were Delaney Kaufman, who was 15-for-18 serving with one ace, 12 kills, one block and six digs; Jayne McFarlane, who was 10-for-10 serving with one ace, 21 assists, two kills and seven digs; Jessica Hunt, who was 14-for-15 serving with five aces, three kills and two digs; Kyra Vezina, who was 10-for-10 serving with two aces, three assists, two kills, two blocks and five digs; Rachel Pasche, who was 8-for-9 serving with one ace and two kills; and Veronica Anderson, who was 9-for-11 serving with two aces, three assists, six kills, one block and four digs.
Suttons Bay (8-1-6) is at Pine River on Saturday.
Glen Lake 0
In its first Northwest Conference match of the season Kingsley swept Glen Lake, 25-8, 25-15 and 25-10.
The Stags (9-2-3 overall) were led by Leah Hall with 33 assists, four kills and 17-for-17 serving; Alysia Folkersma with six kills and two blocks; Autumn Goggin with six kills, 20 digs and 10-for-10 serving; Lilly Travis with 10 kills and six digs; Kelsey Graham with five kills and two blocks; and Lindsey Weber and Arianna Hart, each with a strong floor game.
Kingsley hosts a five-team tournament on Saturday.
Inland Lakes 0
Pellston opened its Ski Valley Conference slate by sweeping a match against Inland Lakes, 25-5, 25-16, 25-18.
Individual leaders for the Hornets were: Olivia Grant with nine kills; Hanah Carter with 23 assists, two aces and six digs; Mackenzie Wright with eight kills, three aces and three digs; Shaylee Smith with three kills, nine aces; Abbie Welch with four kills, four aces and 10 digs; Cassidy Thayer with two aces and one dig; Breanna Sisman and Samantha Stark with 2 kills each; Breah Carter with eight digs; and Kelly Lewis with four digs.
The Hornets (9-5, 1-0 Ski Valley) host Mancelona on Tuesday.
Mesick evened its record to 3-3 overall with a sweep over host Onekama, 25-15, 25-19, 25-12.
Abby Trowbridge had eight kills and Hailey Maksymowski chipped in with 11 digs and four aces.
Mesick hosts Leland on Tuesday.
TC Central 14
Traverse City Central dropped to 0-2 with a 21-14 loss to Escanaba.
The Trojans scored on a 54-yard pass from Regan Cotton to Terrell Solberg and on a 11-yard run by Mason Houston. Alex Windholz, Nik Morton and Ben Sherwin led the Trojans defensively.
TC Central 6
Remus Chippewa Hills 6
Ted Cadotte scored on a 8-yard pass from John Pupel with 30 seconds remaining as TC Central tied Chippewa Hills 6-6.
Pupel threw for 205 yards, including 104 to John Leaming and 35 to Cadotte. Abraham Russell had 61 yards on the ground. Pupel also intercepted a pass, while Clay Myers recovered a fumble.
The Trojans (0-1-1) face TC West next week.
— Compiled by Chris Dobrowolski and Dennis Chase