From staff reports
Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — GAYLORD — Cam Murray shot a school record 67 Tuesday to lead Traverse City West to a win in a Big North Conference golf meet on The Tribute course here.
The Titans finished with a 306. That was two strokes behind Tawas, but tops among Big North schools. Traverse City Central came in second to West in the BNC at 310.
Murray was 2-over through five holes, but finished 7-under over the next 13.
“He had a fantastic round,” West coach Mike Schultz said. “He capped it with birdies on his last three holes. It was really impressive.”
Murray prevailed by four strokes. It was his second tournament win this spring. West’s school record had been 68.
Payden Myers shot 77, Steven Gaston 79 and Alex Scott 83 for the Titans.
For Central, Riley Boyd fired a 76, Derek Schrank 77, Trey Pezzetti 78 and Winton Munch 79.
West won the JV tournament at The Classic with a 340. Zach Perrin tied Central’s Bauer Jones for medalist honors with a 79. Matt Orwig added an 86, Seth Perrin 87 and Austin Rodes 88 for West. Central finished sixth with a 386.
TC St. Francis 1 2
Boyne City 0 0
Matt Seybert threw a two-hit shutout in game one and Tyler Waslawski followed with a three-hitter in the second game as St. Francis swept a baseball doubleheader from visiting Boyne City.
Joe Studzinski had two hits in the nightcap for the Gladiators (6-2, 6-1 Lake Michigan Conference).
Charlevoix 6 5
Elk Rapids 2 2
Charlevoix used two big innings to sweep a Lake Michigan Conference twinbill from Elk Rapids.
The Rayders plated five runs in the sixth to win the opener 6-2. They scored five in the fifth to take the nightcap 5-2.
J.J. Bottomley went 3-for-3 with two RBIs to back the pitching of Shane Sutherland in the opener. Luke Klinger’s two-run, two-out single highlighted the five-run fifth in the nightcap. Tommy Zipp struck out 10 for the Rayders (13-1, 8-0).
Suttons Bay 6 2
Frankfort 3 13
Suttons Bay and Frankfort split a Northwest Conference baseball doubleheader, with the Norsemen winning game one 6-3 and Frankfort bouncing back to win the second game 13-2.
Jake Kiessel got the win for the Norsemen (10-5-1, 5-2-1 Northwest), allowing seven hits and five walks and striking out seven. Kiessel also added a triple among three hits and Zach Rice jacked a three-run home run. Nolan Nye took the loss for Frankfort (13-4), allowing nine hits and striking out seven. Nye went 3-for-3, and Owen Stratton and Cole Hollenbeck each went 2-for-4.
R.J. Kennis got the win in the second game, striking out four and allowing four hits. Hollenbeck, Brennan Flynn, Ken Frieswyk, Nate Frieswyk and Kyle Kidder each went 2-for-3 for the Panthers in game two.
Robbie Walter led the Norsemen in the second game with a double among two hits. Kiessel had a hit and an RBI.
Benzie Central 19 16
Buckley 3 2
Benzie Central dominated Buckley in a pair of baseball games, winning 19-3 in three innings and 16-2 in four innings.
Matt Thaxton got the win for the Huskies in game one. Austin Ross went 3-for-4 , Nick MacGirr went 2-for-2 with five RBIs and Joel Fields also had two hits.
Fields was the winning pitcher in game two. Joel Ledford went 2-for-3 with seven RBIs, Ross went 3-for-3, MacGirr had two doubles and two RBIs.
Glen Lake 11 15
Mesick 0 5
Thomas Waning pitched a no-hitter, striking out eight, as Glen Lake beat Mesick 11-0 in the opener of a Northwest Conference doubleheader.
Travis Moore had a three-run double in the win while Waning and Riley Scamlon drove in two runs.
The Lakers (12-1, 5-1) won the nightcap 15-5 as Curtis Bunek collected four hits and two RBIs. Waning added two doubles and three RBIs and Trevor Apsey hit an inside-the-park homer and drove in two. Thane Herbert had two hits for Mesick.
Kingsley 9 3
LL St. Mary 2 2
Scott McPherson belted a two-run homer and Derrek Arlt and Matt Bartz combined to pitch Kingsley to a 3-2 win over Lake Leelanau St. Mary in the nightcap of a doubleheader.
Arlt added two hits and an RBI.
Bartz hurled the Stags (7-9-1) to a 9-2 win in the opener. Justin Leusby and Micah Weesner had two hits and scored a run. Leusby drove in two.
TC Christian 7 8
Brethren 4 14
Cam Beemer got the win on the mound and added two singles and two RBIs as TC Christian defeated Brethren 7-4 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader. Brethren took the second game 14-8.
Will Andre also pitched in the win for the Sabres. Brad Benson added an RBI single.
In the second game, David Bump had a two-run double for the Sabres (5-6-1). Josiah Wermuth had three hits and three RBIs, Jonathan Wilhelm added two hits and an RBI, and Dennis Alekseyenko tripled.
TC West JV 12 5
TC Central JV 4 3
Chase Cavric and Jeff Turnquist pitched complete games as the TC West JV swept TC Central JV, 12-4 and 5-3.
Nick Brzezinski’s three hits led the Titans in the opener. Josh Endres and Eddie Cater finished with two hits for the Trojans.
Kingsley 7 6
LL St. Mary 0 2
Amanda Youker pitched a two-hitter, striking out 11, as Kingsley beat Lake Leelanau St. Mary 7-0 in the first of two games.
Youker also had three hits in the game. Kaitlyn Totten added a double and triple.
Youker and Ariana Hart combined to pitch Kingsley (12-5) to a 6-2 triumph in the nightcap. Youker added two more hits.
Buckley 7 8
Benzie Central 5 18
Lauren Steed pounded out three hits and winning pitcher Stephanie Kinere two as Buckley defeated Northwest Conference rival Benzie Central 7-5 in the first of two games.
Alicia Clouse drove in two runs for Benzie.
The Huskies won the nightcap 18-8 behind the pitching of Michaela Williams. Natalie Szeryba, Blair Fredrick and Missy Sass all had three hits for Benzie. Szeryba drove in three runs.
Mesick 6 4
Glen Lake 4 9
Sierra Bates pitched Mesick to a 6-4 Northwest Conference win over Glen Lake in the first of two games.
Lexi Wright had two hits and an RBI for the Lakers (10-5, 3-3). Clare Jurik and Jenee Spoor led Mesick with two hits.
Glen Lake won the nightcap 9-4 as Madison Hill earned the win and Taylor Galla the save. Kaitlyn Williams drove in two runs for the Lakers.
TC Christian 9 23
Brethren 14 5
Maddie White drove in seven runs and Caitlyn Johnson five as Traverse City Christian beat Brethren 23-5 in the nightcap of a twinbill.
Mikayla Brett earned the win. White and Johnson finished with two hits.
Brethren won the opener 14-9.
Frankfort 10 8
Suttons Bay 0 4
Frankfort improved to 7-1 in the Northwest Conference and 10-7 overall with a softball doubleheader sweep over Suttons Bay, 10-0 and 8-4.
Aleah Hunt threw a three-hit shutout with eight strikeouts in game one. Anna Hunt had three hits and Kolby Spencley had a double among two hits. For Suttons Bay, Marla Reynolds had two hits.
In the second game Aleah Hunt scattered five hits and fanned five. Katie Gokey had the big hit, a two-run homer in the first. Courtney Bower and Keelan Kelly each added doubles among two hits. Jane Hursey led the Norsemen offensively with two hits.
Kalkaska 3 7
Grayling 4 6
Kalkaska jumped out to a 7-0 lead, then had to withstand a furious rally by Grayling in the bottom of the sixth to claim a 7-6 victory in the second game of a softball doubleheader. Grayling won the opener 4-3.
Kalkaska’s Megan Myas was the winning pitcher and also led the offense with three hits in game two. Olivia Kuhns added a hit and three RBIs. In the first game Ellie Barber took the loss. The leading hitter for the Blazers (7-4) was Kelli Guy with three hits and an RBI. Myas added two hits.
TC St. Francis 4 4
Boyne City 2 3
Gabby Morgan got the win in both games, allowing one hit in game one and four hits in game two as St. Francis took two from Boyne City in a softball doubleheader.
Morgan totaled 19 strikeouts in the two games. Offensively for the Gladiators (9-4), Megan Knudsen had two hits and scored twice, and Bridget Bussell had two hits, including a two-run homer, and three RBIs. In the second game Kelsey Knudsen had two hits and Karissa Buell had a hit and two RBIs.
TC St. Francis JV 9 10
Boyne City JV 0 2
Lauren Cvengros was the winning pitcher in both games as the St. Francis junior varsity softball team swept Boyne City, 9-0 and 10-2.
Cvengros threw a two-hit shutout to go with 11 strikeouts in game one. She allowed one hit and struck out six in the second game. Sydney Bradfield had two hits and two RBIs in the first game, and in the second game Gigi Ward led the Gladiators’ offense with three hits. Ally Bradfield, Julia Hardy and Sydney Bradfield each added two hits.
TC Central JV 9 12
TC West JV 6 11
Emily Jenkins struck out 10 as Traverse City Central JV defeated West JV 9-6 in the first of two games.
Alie Little had two hits and two RBIs in the win.
The Trojans took the nightcap 12-11 in extra innings. Sydney Klavon hit a three-run homer and drove in five runs. Jenkins added three hits for the Trojans (10-4).
Bock leads Benzie boys to win
Corey Bock won the 110 high hurdles (16.34), 300 hurdles (41.4) and the long jump (19’8”) as Benzie Central won a boys Northwest Conference triangular.
The Huskies finished with 99 points, Suttons Bay 35 and Frankfort 15.
Josh Ireton captured the 400 (57.1) and pole vault (11’6”) and Aaron Whaley the shot put (44’3”) and high jump (6’1”) for the Huskies. Also earning wins for the Huskies: Payton Bartley in the 100 (12.68), Javier Rodriguez in the 200 (24.06), Gerrit Buist in the 800 (2:04.6), Andrew Hayden in the 1600 (4:45) and Jared Bluhm in the 3200 (10:49). Benzie won the 3200 relay (9:28) while Suttons Bay claimed the 400 (45.8), 800 (1:35.4) and 1600 (3:37) relays. Adam Arroyo took the discus (126’7”) for the Norse.
Hamilton, Lutzke star for Benzie girls
Alikay Hamilton captured the 100 (13.48) and 200 (26.99) and Madison Lutzke the shot put (33’7”) and discus (97’2”) as the Benzie Central girls won a Northwest Conference triangular.
Benzie finished with 90 points, Suttons Bay 30 and Frankfort 29.
Tayler Price won the 400 (1:13), Alyssa Bennett the 800 (2:27), Kayla Francis the high jump (4’4”) and Jordan Nye the long jump (15’9”) for Benzie. The Huskies also took the 400 (53.2), 800 (1:50.7) and 3200 (11:13) relays.
Suttons Bay’s Madeline Hall claimed the 100 hurdles (17.32) and 300 hurdles (52.1). The Norse took the 1600 relay (4:44).
Frankfort’s Isabelle Putney won the 1600 (6:16) and 3200 (13:14) while Sierra Willsey captured the pole vault (7’6”).
Kingsley tops 4-team Northwest meet
Jake Keena won the 800 and 1,600, Tristan Eickenroth took the 200 and shot put and Jarid Lueck won the high jump and 110 hurdles to lead the Kingsley boys track team to a first-place finish at a Northwest Conference track meet.
Keena posted a time of 2:12.7 in the 800 and 4:39.7 in the 1,600, while Eickenroth had a 23.08 in the 200 and a throw of 49’11” in the shot put. Lueck ran a 16.78 in the 110 hurdles and posted a 5’10” to take the high jump.
Kingsley scored 96 points, followed by Glen Lake (61), Mesick (60) and Buckley (24).
Other wins for the Stags included Brandon Seitz in the pole vault (11’0”) and the 1,600 relay (3:50).
Glen Lake’s first-place finishers were Spencer Query in the 100 (11.4), as well as the 400 relay (46.09) and the 800 relay (1:39.63).
Winners from Mesick included John King in the 400 (53.48) and long jump (18’0”), Billy Bardocz in the 300 hurdles (44.18) and Zach Workman in the 3,200 (10:56). Buckley’s lone first came from Luke Somsel in the discus (114’5”).
Relays propel Kingsley to Northwest win
Kingsley had firsts in three relays to take a four-team Northwest Conference meet at Kinsgley.
The Stags won the 400 relay in 55.33, the 800 relay in 1:55.52 and the 1,600 relay in 4:24. Kingsley’s other winners included Molly Franke in the shot put (35’3”) and discus (110’0”), Sarah Lueck in the 100 hurdles (16.63), Jessica Hendges in the 300 hurdles (52.9) and Nicole Brown in the 3,200 (14:53).
Sierra King of Mesick was first in the 100 (13.02) and 200 (27.56), and Madison Clark added a victory in the long jump (15’2.5”) for the Bulldogs.
Winning events for Glen Lake were: Katelyn Grigg in the 800 (2:29.9) and 1,600 (5:42), Katie Stowe in the 400 (1:03.5) and Paige Emerson in the high jump (4’6”).
Corrie Burgess had a leap of 6’0” to win the pole vault for Buckley.
St. Francis 6
TC West 2
St. Francis’ Amanda Bandrowski defeated TC West’s Sierra Falconer 6-0, 6-2 at No. 1 singles as the Gladiators went on for a 6-2 win.
St. Francis also picked up wins from Natalie Burke (6-0 6-4), Lauren Hansen (6-3 6-0), Emily Szmania-Courtney McCardel (6-0 6-3), Rosie Wilson-Sarah Stayman (0-6, 6-1, 10-6) and Bethany Richie-Carlee McCardel (6-0, 6-1).
West had wins from Jill Turnquist (6-0, 6-2) and Monica Hessler-Sydney Diss (6-3, 3-6,10-7).
St. Francis JV 8
TC West JV 0
Angie Aboudib posted a 6-2, 6-4 win at No. 1 singles as the St. Francis JV blanked the TC West JV 8-0.
Also victorious for the Gladiators: Emma Eckhoff (6-3, 6-3), Nicole Ehardt (6-0, 6-0), Bridget Puetz (6-4, 6-4), Emily Weitzel-Jenna Tomczak (6-0, 6-1), Lily Ambrosius-Jessica Pax (6-2, 6-2), Alex Middleton-Emma Schmitz (6-1, 7-6) and Elizabeth Gallagher-Ainsley Gabriel (6-4, 6-4).
TC Central JV Gold 8
The Traverse City Central junior varsity girls tennis gold team swept all eight matches against Ludington.
Singles winners for the Trojans were: Emma Sheldon, 8-1 at No. 1; Shaina Kalbfleisch, 8-0 at No. 2; Jane Leahy, 8-1 at No. 3; and Ashley Hulet, 8-7 at No. 4. Doubles winners were: Becca Revett and Megan Moomey, 8-5 at No. 1; Taylor Robbins and Melissa Lance, 8-0 at No. 2; Kristen Patterson and Dallis Champion, 8-4 at No. 3; and Aubrey Krueger and Annie Botsford, 8-2 at No. 4.
TC Central varsity B 4
Harbor Springs 4
TC Central’s varsity B tennis team won three of four doubles matches in playing host Harbor Springs to a 4-4 tie.
Winning those doubles matches for the Trojans were the No. 2 team of Kayla Hilner and Caroline Gardner, 4-6, 6-0, 10-2; the No. 3 team of Kaitlyn McLintock and Shannon Weaver, 6-2, 6-2; and the No. 4 team of Annika Lintvezt and Molly Smith, 7-6, 6-0. At No. 4 singles Maxine Valesano posted a 6-1, 3-6, 15-13 win.
East Jordan 1
Hailey Whittaker, Allyssa Morley and Tandy Mitchell scored as Grayling beat East Jordan 3-1.