Traverse City Record-Eagle

January 12, 2014

Prep Sports Roundup: TCC wrestlers clean up in tourney

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Due to icy conditions, several teams didn’t show up for the Haughn/Sonneman Classic at Traverse City Central.

That certainly didn’t include the hosts, who came away with 17 placers.

With a depleted field, no team scores were kept.

At 112 pounds, Cole Hooper had pins in each of his three matches and took first place for the Trojans.

Other first-place finishers included James Westenbarger (119), Hunter Luhrs (125), Drake Wables (135) and Justice Korson (145).

Traverse City West sent several wrestlers from its B team to the tournament, led by Austin Cochrane, who was 2-0 and the champ at 130 pounds. Drew Danzer was second at 145 pounds and Joseph Leal took third at 119.

Runners-up for Central included Malachi Farmer (125), David Mattson (130), Brandon Soloman (152), Bob Switzer (160), Mitch Villagomez (171), Will Irish (189), Austin Weir (215) and Sean Monnier (285).

Taking third place was Jonathan Fulton (135), Bryce DeLeon (171), Dan Steele (189) and Sam Homminga (285).

Central returns to the mat Wednesday, hosting Traverse City West, Traverse City St. Francis and Grayling.


TC West 1-4 at Rockford Invite

Vincent Priante was the 103-pound champion as Traverse City West posted a 1-4 record in the Rockford Invitational team tournament.

Priante was 5-0 at 103, while James Peck had a 4-1 mark at 215.

Three-match winners for the Titans were Caleb Harris (112) and Jonah Jasman (119), while two victories each were notched by Drew Hammer (130), Tyler Mathie (140), Mike Lambert (145), Gabe Jasman (152), Tanner Yanksi (160) and Zac Provost (171).

West returns to action Wednesday in a quad at TC Central with Grayling and TC St. Francis.


Grand Rapids FHC 64

TC Central 44

Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central posted a 64-44 non-conference win over Traverse City Central.

The Trojans were led by Jackson Schrameyer’s 17 points and 13 from Nate Schlusler.

Central (2-6) travels to TC West on Thursday.

Forest Hills Central won the JV game 63-36, despite nine points by Magnus Carlson. The Rangers also won the freshman game 57-26 as Ben Sherwin led the Trojans with eight points.

Bear Lake 84

Walkerville 46

Bear Lake remained undefeated with an 84-46 Western Michigan D League victory over Walkerville.

Riley Merrill led the Lakers with 19 points, 10 rebounds, two steals and two blocks and Bryson Waller had 16 points and a block. Shane Peterson added 15 points, three steals and four assists.

Bear Lake (4-0, 4-0 WMD) hosts Brethren on Tuesday.

The Lakers have also rescheduled two games postponed by weather earlier this season. They’ll play at Manistee Catholic on Jan. 25 and host Mason County Eastern on Jan. 27.

Evart 64

Northport 22

Evart topped Northport 64-22 in a non-conference games.

Anthony Driver led Northport with eight points, and Jacob Brown added six points, nine rebounds and seven blocks.

Jared Pottee was Evart’s top scorer with 15.

Northport host Lake Leelanau St. Mary’s on Wednesday.


G.R. Ottawa Hills 27

TC West 26

Traverse City West missed its final five free throws of the game in a 27-26 non-conference loss to Grand Rapids Ottawa Hills.

“We had every opportunity to win and did not,” Titans coach Dave Ginsburg said.

Paris Wagner led West (1-7) with 11 points. Quaonna Draper had 12 for Ottawa Hills (2-4).

West’s JV team won 38-18 as Sara Sievers had 13 points and seven rebounds, while the freshmen won 21-19 behind seven points and 10 rebounds by Kyali Hewitt.

Cadillac 44

TC St. Francis 37

Abbey Fuller and Hannah Baker led Cadillac to a 44-37 non-conference win over Traverse City St. Francis.

Fuller scored 13 points and Baker 12.

Sarah Carney put up 14 points for the Gladiators (7-2), who host Elk Rapids on Friday.

In the JV game, Cadillac won 35-23 behind 11 points by Kylie Christensen. Alayna Anderson paced the Glads (4-5) with seven.


Central places 3 at MITS event

Traverse City Central had three placers at the Michigan Interscholastic Track Series event at Grand Valley State University.

John Piatek won the shot put with a heave of 54’4”, a throw that puts him in the top five in the state, coach John Lober said.

Anthony Berry was fourth in the invitational-only mile race in 4:30.4.

Cam McAuliffe placed sixth in the 800 in 2:03.4.


TC Hounds 3

Alpena 2

Faced with a 2-1 deficit going into the third period, the Traverse City Hounds did what they needed to.

They scored two goals.

The Hounds won 3-2 as Kevin Miloser and Cam Fisher scored third-period goals to rally for a victory. Miloser set up Fisher’s goal.

Patrick Rogowski had scored in the first period off a Jake Gillis assist.

David Krejcik stopped 19 of 21 shots he faced.

— Compiled by James Cook