From staff reports
LELAND — After a scoreless battle in the first half, Leland shut out Suttons Bay 5-0 Thursday in a Northwest Conference soccer match as Henrik Ohr scored four goals.
Ohr scored the game’s first four goals, with assists going to Noah Fetterolf, Mike Osorio and Cam Stowe (two). Cole Prevost scored with five minutes left, as Stowe picked up his third assist of the night.
Mike Farese stopped all four shots on goal he saw as the Lakers (8-2, 3-0 Northwest Conference) held a 13-4 advantage in shots. Defensive standouts were Austin Fellows, Jamie Brubaker and Clarke Morgan.
Suttons Bay, which plays in the Traverse City Christian tournament Saturday, falls to 3-3-1 overall, 2-1 NWC.
Forest Area 1
Doug Verellen scored two goals to lead Bellaire to a 5-1 win over Forest Area.
Verellen’s goals came 1:26 apart, making it 2-0 in the first half. Nic Underwood scored off a MacKenzie Ciganick assist for a 3-0 halftime lead.
Forest Area’s Jeremy Richards struck off a Tyler Leffew assist 2:52 into the second half before Colin May and Hannes Winter added Bellaire goals for the final 5-1 margin. Spencer May added an assist. The Warriors were coming off a win over Kalkaska.
Adam Crandall had 10 saves for the Eagles (9-1, 5-0), who travel to Glen Lake today.
Harbor Light 4
Burt Lake NMCA 2
Harbor Light Christian topped Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian Academy 4-2.
Josiah Fosmore and Ben Vinz each had goals for the Eagles, while Jimmy Martin made 16 saves.
Glen Lake 3
Glen Lake improved to 4-3 with a 3-0 win over Buckley.
Riley Scanlon, Glen Bredin and Devin Montague tallied for the Lakers. Bredin scored on a penalty kick. Keith Brown had the shutout in goal.
Glen Lake hosts Bellaire today. Tyler Welch made seven saves in net for the Bears (3-2), who host Kingsley on Saturday.
Benzie Central 1
Dustin Tandy’s goal was the only score of the night as Benzie Central edged Northport 1-0.
Jacob Brown had 19 saves for Northport.
Elk Rapids 2
Harbor Springs 0
Andy Atkinson and Garrett Koss each had a goal and an assist as Elk Rapids downed Harbor Springs 2-0 in Lake Michigan Conference play.
The Elks (3-5, 3-0) outshot the Rams 22-6. Jackson Waugh was in goal for the Elks, who play in the Traverse City Christian tournament on Saturday.
Cadillac JV 0
Patrick Acre’s second-half goal lifted Kingsley to its first win, a 1-0 triumph over the Cadillac JV.
The goal was unassisted.
Caleb Weatherholt stopped 13 shots in goal for the Stags, who travel to Buckley on Saturday.
Traverse City 96
Olivia Verellen won the 200-yard individual medley (2:27.10), Maddy Zimmerman the 100-yard freestyle (1:01.77) and 50-yard freestyle (27.84), Natalie Wagner the 100-yard butterfly (1:11.74) and Suha Augenstein diving (165.20) as Traverse City edged Gaylord, 96-89.
Wagner, Zimmerman, Verellen and Taylor Vadeboncoeur teamed to win the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:54.37).
Harbor Springs wins Petoskey Invitational
Harbor Springs claimed the seven-team Petoskey Invitational at Bayview Country Club by three strokes.
Traverse City Central was second with a 383, followed closely by Glen Lake (385), Traverse City West (389) and Grayling (392). Petoskey (407) and Cheboygan (422) rounded out the field.
Ellen Breigner led the Rams with an 84. Harbor’s other scores were: Abby Detmar with a 91, Sadie Cwikiel with a 102 and Leah Cullie with a 103.
Central’s Amelia Pezzetti was the medalist with a 79, joined by teammates Zoe Sobeck in sixth (90), Katie Trubac (105) and Abbie Crick (109).
Glen Lake was led by Nichole Cox (90), Madison Hill (97), Melanie Kulanda (98) and Nicole Pache (101).
For West, Taylor Kehoe tied for fifth with a 90. Hunter Kehoe tied for ninth with a 93. Summer Slack added a 101 and Grace Ellul a 105.
The Trojans and Titans are headed next to the Greenville Invitational on Saturday. Glen Lake hosts Grayling on Wednesday.
Central won the six-team junior varsity tournament with a 449.
Carrie Wynkoop was medalist with a 101, followed by Laura Buchanan (109), Carley Laird (113) and Samantha Mahan (126).
West was second with a 456. Emily Northway took second overall with a 107. Patricia Davis carded a 114, Katie Cairns a 116 and Morgan Harris a 119.
Forest Area 3
Gaylord St. Mary 0
Tabitha Cecil’s 10 kills, eight digs, six aces and four blocks led Forest Area to a 25-11, 25-14, 25-21 Ski Valley volleyball win over Gaylord St. Mary.
Dano Johne added eight assists and seven digs, Ashley Browne 11 assists, Maddy Magy six aces, Cami Campbell six kills and nine digs, and Jackie Hyatt five kills for the Warriors (6-9-2, 1-1), who compete in the Grayling Invitational on Saturday.
Stephanie Kinere’s 16 aces and 11 kills powered Buckley to a 25-19, 25-7, 23-25, 25-16 win over Onekama.
Autumn Beeman (six aces, 10 digs), Tilda Kinere (nine aces, eight digs) and Hannah Baldinger (17 assists, five kills) also starred for the Bears.
Bellaire took a four-game matchup from Mancelona in Ski Valley Conference action.
The Eagles won 25-21, 24-26, 25-19, 25-17.
Bellaire (2-1 SVC) was led by Renee LaLone (14 blocks), Tiffany Clovis (19 digs) and Madalyn Balon (32 assists). The Eagles next head to Saturday’s Grayling Invitational.
Northport splits at tri match
Northport defeated Glen Lake and fell to Pine River in a tri match.
The Wildcats (6-14) downed the Lakers 14-25, 25-22, 15-6, with Pine River taking a 25-20, 25-16 decision.
For the night, Northport was led by Naive Elflen (30 digs, eight kills, two aces), Kaelyn Tarsa (19 digs, three kills, six blocks), Autumn Huck (33 digs, three kills), Anna Hagstrom (four digs), Mariah Kalchik (14 digs, 13 blocks, 12 kills), Megan Popp (24 digs, 20 assists, six kills, 12 blocks, three aces), Sarah Schaub (three digs) and Ashley Pino (14 digs, four kills, two aces, seven blocks).
The Wildcats travel to Bellaire on Thursday.
St. Francis 4
TC West 4
St. Francis won singles, Traverse City West doubles.
The result? A 4-4 tie
For the Gladiators, Sam Holmes (6-1, 6-7, 6-2), Gus Danz (6-2, 6-4), Jack Krcmarik (6-2, 6-2) and Patrick Burke (6-4, 6-3) swept singles.
The doubles went to West’s John Linenger and Taylor Brown (6-4, 6-4), Kieran Laursen and Mitch Winowiecki (6-3, 1-6, 6-2), Sam VanHoorne and Jake Newhouse (6-1, 6-1), and David Mather and Erik Anton (6-3, 6-1).
West won the JV matchup 5-3. The Titans’ victories came from A.J. Ebling (8-3), Paul Mulcahy (8-3), Luca Roggenkamp/Zach Walton (8-0), Mike Frey/Collin Oosse (8-4) and Andrew Gillings/Hayden Northrup (8-6).
St. Francis takes part in a four-team tournament at Grosse Pointe Liggett on Saturday.
TC Central 8
Traverse City Central swept all eight matches in an 8-0 dual meet victory over Alpena.
The Trojans received singles wins from Skylar Norgaard (7-5, 6-4), Max Knoblock (7-6 , 2-6, 6-3), Cam Young (6-0, 6-0) and Nick Yergens (6-2, 6-1) and doubles victories by Hayden Drury/Caleb Heimburger (6-1, 6-1), Yani Beeker/Parker Berden (6-0, 6-0), Jack Seymour/Austin Wieland (6-0, 6-1) and Spencer Kroupa/Mike Meindertsma (6-0, 6-0).
Leelanau County 4
TC Central Gold 4
Leelanau County’s Joel Sneed posted a 6-4, 3-6, 10-6 win at No. 1 singles in a 4-4 tie with the Traverse City Central Gold.
Also victorious for Leelanau County: Kyle Hayes (6-1, 6-0), Lindsey Boone (6-2, 6-0) and Cody Hayes and Cathy Daniel (4-6, 6-3, 10-6).
Picking up wins for the Gold: Eric Ochoa (injury default), Joe Videki and Gary Koepfer (6-2, 6-4), Nick Friedli and Mark Galante (6-2, 7-5), and Josh Green and Connor Voss (6-0, 6-4).
TC West 54
TC Central 21
Jack Bishop carried the ball 19 times for 121 yards and scored twice on runs of 26 and 8 yards as TC West defeated TC Central 54-21 in junior varsity football action.
Bishop was one of three Titans to find the end zone multiple times. Austin Cochrane scored on a 6 yard run and also had a 77-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, while Dan Phifer had touchdown scores on a 9-yard run and an 8-yard run. Phifer also had two, 2-point conversion runs.
Devante Walker scored twice to lead Central, once on a 21-yard run that gave the Trojans a 7-0 lead in the first quarter and again on a 15-yard run in the third. Walker finished with 112 yards on 15 carries.
Noah Weichert had a 3-yard touchdown run and Taylor McWethy scored on a 5-yard run for the Titans, who led 34-14 at the half. Alex Strickland ran in a conversion.
Mason Houston had Central’s other touchdown on a 41-yard run, the Trojans’ only touchdown in a second quarter where they were outscored 26-7.
TC Central 38
TC West 18
TC Central’s freshman football team outscored TC West 26-0 in the second half as the Trojans downed the Titans 38-18.
West held an 18-12 halftime lead after a Lukas Sawusch 5-yard touchdown run and two Chase Grierson touchdown passes — one a 4-yarder to Caleb Corwin and another on a 7-yarder to Jacob Franklin.
But Central rallied behind three second-half scores by Abraham Russell on runs of 1, 7 and 5 yards. Russell also added a 1-yard touchdown run right before the half.
Owen Porter added a 4-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter for the Trojans and John Pupel found John Leaming on a 15-yard touchdown pass that got Central on the board in the first quarter. Pupel finished 15 for 24 for 252 yards passing.
Timothy Barbera booted two extra points in the second half for the Trojans.
— Compiled by Dennis Chase, James Cook and Chris Dobrowolski