FROM STAFF REPORTS
Traverse City Record-Eagle
— BUCKLEY — Amanda Youker pitched her second no-hitter of the season as Kingsley whitewashed Buckley 11-0 in the opener of a Northwest Conference softball doubleheader Tuesday.
Youker struck out 10. Destiny Scott and Ember Lhamon had two hits apiece for Kingsley (14-5, 10-0).
Kingsley won the nightcap 15-6. Youker worked the first five innings, striking out 10, to pick up the win. Kaitlyn Totten finished with two hits, including a home run. Youker also had two hits.
Kingsley travels to Kalkaska on Thursday.
Petoskey 2 2
TC West 1 1
A single to right field brought home the deciding run in the bottom of the seventh inning as Petoskey slipped past TC West 2-1 in the second game of a softball doubleheader. The Northmen also won the opener, 2-1.
Angelika Diehl had two hits in game one and doubled in the second game for the Titans (7-13, 5-5 Big North). Carley Drezwiecki also doubled in the second game and struck out seven.
The Titans host their own tournament on Saturday.
Kalkaska 10 11
Elk Rapids 1 3
Kalkaska scored 21 runs in a softball doubleheader to sweep visiting Elk Rapids in convincing fashion, 10-1 and 11-3.
Taylor Birgy had two hits in each game and also added an RBI to lead the Blazers (9-6, 6-2 Lake Michigan Conference). Jessie Plude added three hits and an RBI. Megan Myas had two hits in the first game, while Paige Waterman, Olivia Kuhns and Amber Zimmerman each had RBI hits in the second game.
Ellie Barber allowed only two hits and struck out seven in game one. Myas allowed six hits and fanned two in the second game.
The Blazers host Kingsley on Thursday.
Benzie Central 9 2
Mesick 8 10
Blair Frederick scored the deciding run on a wild pitch in the seventh inning as Benzie Central topped Mesick 9-8 in the first game of a softball doubleheader. Mesick bounced back to earn the split with a 10-2 win.
Alicia Claus moved Frederick around to third on a bunt single and Frederick scored moments later for the win.
Michaela Williams struck out six to get the win. Mariah Hanson had three hits and three RBIs, Charlotte Warsecke had two hits and an RBI, Danielle Gomulinski had two hits, Natalie Czeryba had an RBI and a hit and Frederick added a hit.
In the second game Clara Jurek struck out five and only allowed one hit to get the win. She also collected two hits. Rachel Robinson had three hits for the Bulldogs, and Sierra Bates added two hits. Williams struck out five in the loss for Benzie (7-15).
LL St. Mary 8 6
Suttons Bay 6 2
Abbie Thon’s three hits and three RBIs powered Lake Leelanau St. Mary to an 8-6 win over Suttons Bay in the first of two games.
The Eagles (16-7) scored six runs in the final two innings to rally for the win. Rachel Schaub added two hits to back the pitching of Megan Popp. Suttons Bay’s Jane Hursey struck out 13. She also had two hits at the plate.
Mary Rexroat pitched a three-hitter as St. Mary won the nightcap 6-2. Rexroat, Anna Och and Maeva Alflen all had two hits for the Eagles. Alflen drove in two.
Hannah Steed’s two hits led Suttons Bay.
Frankfort 10 8
Glen Lake 6 4
Aleah Hunt pitched Frankfort to a 10-6 and 8-4 sweep over Northwest Conference rival Glen Lake.
Keelan Kelly powered the Panthers in the opener with a grand slam home run in the second. Courtney Bower and Katie Gokey added two hits apiece. Melanie Kulunda, Skyler Gleason and Tayler Galla paced Glen Lake with two hits.
In the nightcap, Bower went 3-for-3 with two doubles. Keelan and MacKenna Kelly contributed two hits apiece. Gleason had two hits for the Lakers.
Frankfort (14-9, 9-1) hosts Manistee on Friday.
Johannesburg 4 11
Central Lake 3 8
Johannesburg-Lewiston swept Central Lake 4-3 and 11-8 in a Ski Valley twinbill.
Haley Bearden and Channing Hoogerhyde had two hits apiece for Central Lake (7-9, 2-8) in the opener. In the nightcap, Mariah Cordes and Allie Hines had three hits for the Trojans. Cordes hit a solo home run. Bearden added two hits. Central Lake is at Inland Lakes on Thursday.
Gaylord St. Mary 2 7
Pellston 0 3
Gaylord St. Mary improved to 12-2 overall and 10-2 in the Ski Valley after taking two in a softball doubleheader against Pellston.
Savannah Sullivan slugged a home run in game two for the Snowbirds, while Kari Borowiak turned a double play to lead the defense in the first game.
TC West JV 8 6
Petoskey JV 14 5
Hannah Farkas drove in the game-winning run as the Traverse City West JV edged Petoskey 6-5.
Mykaylah Gauld drove in three runs for the Titans. Emma VanderMeulen picked up the win.
West lost the opener 14-8. McKenzie Ankerson’s three hits and three RBI’s paced West. Sam Denoyer and Jodi Turnquist drove in two runs.
TC West 9 6
Petoskey 0 3
Traverse City West raised its Big North Conference record to 10-0 with 9-0 and 6-3 wins over Petoskey.
Walt Borkovich (5-1) hurled a three-hitter in the opener. Collin Bush led the attack with two hits and two RBIs.
Trent McDougall was the winning pitcher in game two. Max Ludka earned the save, striking out five in his stint.
Donny Cizek and Will Reed pounded out two hits with Reed driving in two. Borkovich chipped in a two-run double.
West (16-3) hosts East Grand Rapids on Friday.
TC St. Francis 6 2
TC Central 3 2
Matt Seybert gave up four hits and got the win as TC St. Francis defeated TC Central 6-3 in the first game of a baseball doubleheader. The second game ended in a 2-2 tie.
Joel Studzinski had two hits for the Gladiators in game one.
Tyler Waslawski scattered five hits in game two for St. Francis (7-4). At the plate, Jimmy Brady had two hits.
Kalkaska 3 3
Elk Rapids 1 0
Chris Spann and Zach Hill pitched Kalkaska to a 3-1 and 3-0 Lake Michigan Conference sweep over Elk Rapids.
Josh McColley drove in the lone run for the Elks in the opener. Elk Rapids had just four hits in each game. Nick Sicinski had two on the night.
The Elks (4-8) host Suttons Bay on Thursday.
Charlevoix 7 7
Harbor Springs 0 2
Charlevoix remained unbeaten in Lake Michigan Conference play with a baseball twinbill sweep over Harbor Springs, 7-0 and 7-2.
Tommy Zipp threw a complete-game shutout in the opener, striking out seven, walking one and only allowing two hits. At the plate for the Rayders (16-2, 10-0 Lake Michigan), Austin Putman had two hits.
Hunter Cox broke open the second game with a two-out, two-run single in the bottom of the fifth. Noah Certa added a double among two hits and scored twice. J.J. Bottomley added two hits. Shane Sutherland went the distance striking out nine, walking none and allowing seven hits.
The Rayders are at Pellston on Thursday.
Kingsley 12 11
Buckley 0 5
Matt Bartz pitched a one-hitter, striking out eight, as Kingsley beat Buckley 12-0 in the opener of a Northwest Conference twinbill.
Justin Leusby drove in three runs and scored twice for the Stags (9-9-1, 4-5-1). Tyler Newell scored three runs. Caleb Weatherholt collected two hits and drove in two runs.
Kingsley won the nightcap 11-5. Bartz finished with two hits and scored two runs. Derrek Arlt drove in two and scored three times. Ryan French hit a solo home run.
For Buckley (2-15, 1-11), Bailey Peterson had a three-run double in the fourth. Steve Dresnek added two hits.
Buckley competes in the Traverse City Christian tournament on Saturday. Kingsley faces Kalkaska on Thursday.
Frankfort 3 10
Glen Lake 2 9
Frankfort pulled out a pair of one-run decisions, defeating Northwest Conference rival Glen Lake 3-2 and 10-9.
The Panthers (15-4, 7-3) were down 2-1 in the bottom of the fifth in game one when Owen Stratton tripled in the tying run. He then scored on Nolan Nye’s single. Stratton and Nye each finished with two hits. Nye drove in two and got the win on the mound.
Travis Moore had a pair of hits for the Lakers (15-3, 5-3).
In the nightcap, Frankfort scored the winning run in the seventh when Sam Stockdale drove in Nye. Stratton earned the win in the relief. He also had two hits and two RBIs. Brennan Flynn chipped in two hits, including a two-run homer. Nye and Ken Frieswyk had two hits as well.
Austin Odziana had the hot bat for Glen Lake with three hits, including a home run. He finished with two RBIs. Curtis Bunek and Trevor Apsey had two hits apiece. Thomas Waning doubled in two runs.
Glen Lake is at Manistee today. Frankfort hosts Manistee on Friday.
Suttons Bay 12 5
LL St. Mary 7 4
Aaron Orban went 4-for-4 with two RBIs as Suttons Bay downed Lake Leelanau St. Mary 12-7 in the first of two games.
Martin Stowe and Jake Kiessel added three hits with Stowe driving in three. Kiessel had a triple and two doubles. Logan Mikesell and Alex Crocker contributed two hits. Rob Walters earned the win in relief.
Stowe gained the win in a 5-4 triumph in the nightcap. Stowe helped his own cause with three hits and two RBIs. Crocker drove in the other two runs. Mikesell added two hits. John VanRaalte and Dave Grzebienik had two hits apiece for St. Mary.
Benzie Central 15 12
Mesick 0 3
Benzie Central improved to 15-3 overall, 9-1 in the Northwest Conference after sweeping a baseball doubleheader from Mesick, 15-0 and 12-3.
Matt Thaxton got the win in the opener, throwing a one hitter. He fanned seven in four innings.
Nick McGirr led the Huskies’ offense with a triple among three hits and four RBIs. Joel Ledford added a double among three hits and four RBIs. Evan Witkop was 1-for-2 with an RBI and Patrick Brautigan was 1-for-2.
In the second game Jackson Ledford improved to 4-0 on the year with an 11-strikeout performance where he allowed five hits.
At the plate, Joel Ledford had two hits and two RBIs; Joel Fields had a double among two hits; Witkop had two hits including a double and two RBIs; McGirr had a two-run homer and three RBIs; and Jackson Ledford and Zach Perry each had hits and drove in a total of three runs.
TC West JV 5 3
Petoskey JV 0 2
Chase Cavric spun a two-hitter, striking out 14, as the Traverse City West JV blanked Petoskey 5-0 in the first of two games.
Paul Soma hurled the Titans to a 3-2 win in the nightcap. West (13-4) is at Kingsley on Friday.
TC Central 7
The TC Central girls tennis team wrapped up the dual meet portion of the Big North Conference, topping Cadillac 7-1 to finish 4-0 in head-to-head league matchups. The Trojans can snatch the other half of the league crown on Tuesday when they play in the Big North Conference tournament at TC West.
The Trojans won all four singles matches, including Paige Cooley (23-3 record), 6-0, 6-0; Kelly Milliken (22-4), 6-0, 6-0; Christy Druskovich (20-6), 6-3, 6-1; and Taylor Weckstein (22-4), 6-0, 6-0.
Cadillac won the No. 1 doubles match as Katie Bergmann and Morgan Kelley, undefeated on the season, topped Kitty Mast and Elizabeth Pappas (20-6), 6-4, 6-4. Central took the other three flights, as Leah Potter and Katie Raymond (23-3), 6-1, 6-3; Devin Dotterer and Abby Palisin (23-3), 6-1, 6-2; and Amelia Pezzetti and Molly Whiting (25-1), 6-1, 6-0 picked up wins.
The fifth-ranked Trojans are playing in regional competition on Thursday in Midland.
TC Christian 8
TC Christian took all eight flights in beating Manistee in girls tennis action.
Singles winners for the Sabres were: Kelci Mohrman, 6-0, 6-1; Rylee Price, 6-0, 6-2; Shannon Ufer, 6-2, 6-0; and Emily Peterson, 6-0, 6-0.
Doubles winners for the Sabres were: Amanda Ufer and Katy Mannes, 6-0, 6-2; Sophie Schuetze and Laura Murray, 6-1, 6-1; Kyra Tosiello and Meg O’Connor, 6-0, 6-1; Jen Postaychuk and Margaret Postaychuk, 6-0, 6-0.
Christian is in action at the regional on Thursday at TC Central.
TC Central 8
Ogemaw Heights 0
Jacqueline Hardy, Sophie Lutz and Elena Morcote each scored two goals as TC Central routed Ogemaw Heights 8-0 in a Big North Conference girls soccer contest.
Jalyna Cisneros added a goal and assisted on three more. Makenzie Mattis netted the final goal for Central (6-10-1, 4-4-1 Big North). Lily Stackable, Kalina Pfannenstiel, Katie Wheeler and Grace Stanton added assists. Central registered 22 shots on goal.
Wheeler and Lyndsey Round shared keeper duties and made three saves.
The Trojans travel to Cadillac on Thursday.
Harbor Springs 3
Harbor Springs scored three unanswered goals, including the game winner with four minutes to go, as the Rams defeated Grayling 3-2 in girls soccer action.
Hannah Haven had both goals for Grayling, which led 2-0 seven minutes into the second half. Alyssa Morley and Hailey Whittaker had assists.
In goal for the Vikings (7-7) was Laura Simpson, who made 15 saves.
TC Thunder 9
TC Bayhawks 6
Yanni Beeker and Chris Bennett each scored three times as the Thunder won a YMCA lacrosse game over the Bayhawks 9-6.
Jack Brewer, Brett Spanski and Ted Okerstrom also scored for the Thunder, while Mitch Wynkoop made 13 saves and Jordan Lutze led the defense.
For the Bucks, Adam Rusinowski scored three goals, Jake Monette had two and Ryan Basel had one goal. Dalton Mitchell made 17 saves in goal and Dylan Brown led the defense.
Central boys beat West for Golden Baton
Jephte Jean-Claude won the 110 high hurdles (15.9) and 300 hurdles (45.43) as the Traverse City Central boys beat West 118-51 in the Golden Baton meet.
The event is for those who are not expected to compete in Friday’s regional.
Also victorious for Central: Forrest Lewallen in the 400 (54.04), Josh Rose in the 800 (2:11.67), Cam Marshall in the 1600 (4:55.65), Jordan Query in the 3200 (10:44.27), Seth Tice in the discus (120’1”), Chris Wilson and Bronson Wood in the pole vault (10’6”), Spencer Kroupa in the high jump (5’8”) and Taran Lutes in the long jump (18’5”).
The Trojans also won the 800 (Cam Gibson, Wood, Sean Williams, Drew Mayo) relay in 1:40.93, the 1600 (Rose, Lewallen, Sam McGinnis and Graham Bevier) relay in 3:46.49 and the 3200 (Spencer Schulte, Marco Morcote, Rose and Dawson Mortensen-Chown) relay in 8:40.1.
For West, Brad Richey claimed the 100 (11.8), Dan Phifer the 200 (24.15) and Thiyo Lukusa the shot put (41’11”). The Titans took the 400 (Justin Shafer, Zach McGuire,. Phifer and Grant Balino) relay in 46.79.
Titans win eight events, Trojans win six at non-scoring meet
Quinn Hall and Olivia Bishop each won a pair of events as TC West captured eight firsts at a three-team non-scoring Big North Conference track meet at TC Central. The Trojans, who had six firsts, were paced by wins from three of their relay teams.
Hall won the 300 hurdles (51.0) and the pole vault (8’0”), while Bishop was first in the high jump (5’2”) and long jump (16’0.75”). The Titans other wins came in the 200 as Allida Smith ran a 27.02; in the 3,200 as Emily O’Leary ran a 13:06.24; in the 100 hurdles as Mattison Mokanyk ran a 17.56 and the 3,200 relay as the team of Amanda Fouchey, Corrine Schrotenboer, Jessica Gockley and Kate Melvin had a time of 10:33.
Makenna Beers Courtney Cadotte, Madison Ostergren and Morgan Scollard were all part of multiple relay wins for the Trojans. In the 400 relay, Beers, Lauren Murray, Scollard and Cadotte ran a 52.02. The 800 team of Beers, Ostergren, Scollard and Cadotte ran a 1:48.25. In the 1,600 relay Taylor Cobb, Jessie Kushner, Erin Zipp and Ostergren had a time of 4:17.35.
Petoskey’s winners were in the shot put, as Abby Blanchard had a throw of 33’10.25”, and the discus, where Megan Tompkins threw a 105’5”.
— Compiled by Dennis Chase and Chris Dobrowolski