From staff reports
TRAVERSE CITY — Petoskey outscored Traverse City Central 5-0 in overtime Friday night to pull out a 52-47 Big North Conference basketball win.
The Trojans (2-10, 2-5) were down 10 at half, but opened the third quarter on an 11-0 run. Central led 41-39 after three quarters.
Nate Schlusler paced the Trojans with 13 points. Jackson Schramayer added 12 points and nine rebounds and Mitch Wynkoop 11 points and nine rebounds.
Joe LeBlanc and Parker Monley topped Petoskey with 12 points apiece.
Petoskey won the JV game 42-34. James Brumfield had 11 for Central.
The Trojan freshmen won 52-42 as Nik Norton scored 19, Fitz Doud 13 and Jordan Ruckle 12.
Central is at Gaylord on Tuesday.
Suttons Bay 64
Jarid Lueck scored 17 points and Stacy Almquist 15 as Kingsley knocked off Suttons Bay 67-64 in a Northwest Conference game.
All 10 Stags scored in the win. Suttons Bay missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
“We needed one to go our way for once,” Kingsley coach Dennis Schaar said. “This is a huge win for us.”
Kingsley is now 4-5 overall and 2-4 in the league. Suttons Bay fell to 7-3 overall, 5-2 in the league.
“We had a hard time finding a flow (offensively),” Suttons Bay coach Ron Anderson said.
Aaron Orban had 19 points and Logan Mikesell 15 for the Norse.
The game was tied at half 24-24. Kingsley then took a four-point led 46-42 into the fourth quarter.
Kingsley hosts Frankfort tonight while Suttons Bay entertains St. Francis.
Benzie Central 31
Frankfort took the lead in the Northwest Conference with a 47-31 victory over Benzie Central.
Ken Frieswyk led the Panthers (7-2, 5-1) with 12 points. David Loney and Connor Bradley added nine points and Kole Hollenbeck eight. Hollenbeck shut down Benzie’s top scorer Ismael Halaweh. Austin Ross had 11 for Benzie (4-6, 4-3).
Austin Fellows scored 21 points as Leland pulled away in the second half for a 66-54 Northwest Conference win over Mesick.
Tyler Leveque added 16 points and Cam Stowe 10 for the Comets (6-5, 4-3), who led 28-26 at half. Peter Roush paced Mesick with 16.