TRAVERSE CITY — Freshman Marcus Matelski scored 20 of his game-high 27 points in the first half as Boyne Falls upended Traverse City Christian 53-45 in a non-conference game Thursday.
Andrew Stevens added 10 for the Loggers.
Paul Bump led TC Christian (1-1) with 20 points and Kris Crosby added 17.
Bellaire 69 Ellsworth 18
Bellaire opened the season with a lock-down defense, limiting Ellsworth in a 69-18 non-conference victory.
Mitch Teetzel led the Eagles (1-0) with 17 point and three steals, James Schrader added 14 points, Denny Hall chipped in 13 points and four steals and Drew Bailey 11 contributed 11 points.
Nate Veldboom led Ellsworth (0-2) with eight points.
Gaylord St. Mary 49 Harbor Light 20
Gaylord St. Mary moved to 2-0 on the season with a 49-20 non-conference win over Harbor Light Academy.
The Snowbirds had 18 points from Charles Strehl while Lucas Matthews scored nine for Harbor Light.
Lake City 69 Mancelona 43
Lake City exploded for 41 first-half points in a 69-43 non-conference win over Mancelona.
The Trojans (2-0) had 17 points from Ryan Vincent while Drew Marion chipped in 11 points.
For the Ironmen (0-2), Griffin Borst led the way with 15 points while Brandon Dingman had six rebounds.
McBain NMC 51 Manistee CC 50
McBain NMC earned a narrow 51-50 win over Manistee Catholic Central.
Zach Bialik had 19 points for the Sabers.
Petoskey frosh 58 St. Francis frosh 18
Petoskey's freshmen earned a 58-18 win over the St. Francis freshmen.
Jake Klinglesmith scored six points for the Glads.
Cadillac 47 TC Central 38
Cadillac spoiled the start of Big North Conference play for TC Central with a 47-38 win.
The Vikings took a 21-8 lead in the first quarter and made it 29-17 at the break. Mary Marae-Baker led Cadillac with eight points.
For the Trojans (0-2, 0-1 BNC), Madi Bankey had 11 points, Tyler Rawlings had 10 points while Jesse Hiemstera had four points and nine rebounds.
Cadillac won the JV game 32-22.
TC Central took the freshman game 55-21 behind 24 points from Abigail Green and 10 points from Emily Jenkins.