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Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Central scored 38 runs Wednesday in sweeping a Big North Conference baseball doubleheader from Gaylord.
Jansen Shea pitched the Trojans (3-7, 2-4) to a 16-1 win in the opener. Cam Givens had two hits, including a triple, and three RBIs. Ethan Pilarski also collected three hits. Adam Stepan scored three times.
Central won the nightcap 22-5 as Dylan Hayden registered the win. Pilarski, Cooper Marshall and Justyn Root all had four hits with Marshall driving in seven runs. Root crossed the plate four time, Pilarski three.
Central is at the Rockford Invitational on Saturday.
Frankfort 4 18
Bellaire 7 9
Frankfort rebounded with a nightcap win to split a non-conference doubleheader with Bellaire.
The Panthers won 18-9 after dropping the first contest 7-4.
Sam Tiesworth earned the win in relief, and Owen Stratton and Ken Frieswyk each had three hits, including a triple for Frieswyk. Nate Frieswyk and Will Wallace each had two hits.
Brennan Flynn had a double among three hits in the opener, while Stratton was 2-for-3 with a double.
Frankfort (10-3) travels Friday to Mesick.
TC Central JV 14 17
Kingsley 5 2
The Traverse City Central junior varsity baseball team picked up its first wins of the year after posting a doubleheader sweep over Kingsley's varsity.
Winning pitchers for the Trojans (2-4) were Spencer Brown and Jon Laskey.
Josh Endres, Eddie Cater, Alex Conz and Charlie Kesner each had three hits over the two games for Central, which is playing in the Mason County Central Invitational Saturday.
TC Central 2 11
Manistee 3 3
Ryan Schiller tossed a three-hitter as Traverse City Central beat Manistee 11-3 in the nightcap of a non-league doubleheader.
Maddy Duensing and Mikhaila Shepler paced the Trojan attack with three hits.
Manistee won the opener 3-2.
Central (2-5) was coming off a Big North split on Tuesday, beating Gaylord 7-2 in the opener and dropping a 10-9 decision in 10 innings in game two.
Duensing tossed a three-hitter in the opener. She also collected two hits as did Jessica Budz and Miranda Winowiecki.
Gaylord St. Mary 12 16
Forest Area 2 6
Savannah Sullivan and Kari Borowiak pitched Gaylord St. Mary to 12-2 and 16-6 Ski Valley wins over Forest Area.
Katie Rutkowski and Jada Bebble had two hits apiece in the opener for the Snowbirds (3-1). Rutkowski, Borowiak and Caylee Lawnichak led the nightcap with two hits.
Nellie McDaniels tripled, Kourtney Birgy singled and Maddy Nagy had an RBI for Forest Area in the first game. In the second game Forest Area was led by Birgy, who had an RBI triple. Cami Campbell and Chelsea Saylor added RBI singles, while Emily Gonyer also tripled.
St. Mary travels to Inland Lakes today. The Warriors host Bellaire today.
Pellston 4 4
Central Lake 3 2
Despite solid pitching performances out of Alexis Carpenter and Allie Hines, Central Lake's softball team was swept by Pellston, 4-3 and 4-2.
Carpenter fanned 15 in game one, while walking four and scattering four hits. Hines gave up three hits, walked two and struck out six in game two.
Channing Hoogerhyde had an RBI double among two hits and Loren Rogers was 2-for-2 for the Trojans in game one. In the second game Rogers, Hoogerhyde, Hines and Delaney Buffman each went 1-for-3.
Central Lake (4-2, 2-2 Ski Valley) is at a tournament in Elk Rapids on Saturday.
East Jordan 7 3
Ellsworth 2 0
East Jordan notched its first two victories of the season with a 7-2 and 3-0 non-conference sweep of Ellsworth.
Lindsey Graham had two hits and an RBI in the opening-game win, while Lindsay Schroeder earned the victory by scattering six hits and striking out three. Allie Suttons drove in two runs, while Whitney Heard and Kari Steenwyk had two hits each for the Lancers.
Tori Goodrich struck out seven in the nightcap, and Val Peters powered the offense with three hits.
Gabby Gray and Rachel Shull had four hits each to lead Charlevoix to a 12-2 and 11-3 sweep of East Jordan on Tuesday evening.
Katie Hybl struck out eight and surrendered six hits in the opening-game win. Kaitlin Loviska had three hits, and Yogi Hang belted a home run and a triple. The Red Devils' Peters had two hits.
Gray and Shull had two hits in each game, while Hybl rang up four in the nightcap alone, including a pair of doubles. Hang struck out seven to get the win. Skylar Herriman had three hits in that contest, including a home run and triple. Peters and Goodrich had two hits, and Sutton doubled for East Jordan.
The Red Devils play for the third straight day today at Elk Rapids.
TC Central JV 13 17
Gaylord JV 1 5
Emily Jenkins and Kaylee Mullens pitched the Traverse City central JV to 13-1 and 17-5 wins over Gaylord.
Sydney Klavon hit a three-run homer in the nightcap. Jenkins had three hits in the opener. Emily Clements had two doubles on the day.
TC West wins Elk Rapids Invite
Traverse City West shot a 293 to win the Elk Rapids Invitational at A-Ga-Ming.
Cam Murray led the Titans with a two-under 70, second overall. Brady Greenman was third at 73, Payden Myers fourth at 74 and Alex Scott fifth at 76. Keits Shoemaker, although a non-counter, picked up a medal by finishing ninth at 80.
Traverse City Central's Winton Munch earned medalist honors with a three-under 69. The Trojans finished second with a 311. Dan Brott came in at 79, Riley Boyd 80 and Trey Pezzetti 83 for Central.
Central's JV Black fired a 423. Brandon Smith carded a 98, Jordan Bultsma 104, Matthew Wooten 110 and Jack Hawley 111 for the Black.
West hosts its tournament Saturday at Mistwood.
Suttons Bay claims Northwest jamboree
Sean Lamey fired an even-par 71 to lead Suttons Bay to victory in a Northwest Conference jamboree at Mistwood.
The Norsemen finished with a 309. They were followed by Leland at 358, Mesick at 371, Glen Lake at 388, Kingsley at 402, Frankfort at 420 and Benzie Central at 475.
In addition to Lamey's 71, Devin Capron shot a 72 and Eric Chapman and Brent Duddles 83 for Suttons Bay.
Ian Duvall paced Leland with a 75. Glen Lake's Michael O'Brien also shot a 75. Teammate Kyle Schaub came in at 85. Mesick's Alex Stanton fired an 82.
Leland hosts the next jamboree on Monday.
BOYS TRACKTC Central 127
Aaron Taylor captured the 110 high hurdles (15.59), 300 hurdles (43.12) and high jump (6'2") as Traverse City Central defeated Cadillac 127-48 in a boys Big North meet.
T.J. Schwannecke was a double-winner for the Trojans, taking the 100 (11.68) and 200 (23.36).
Also earning wins were Johnny Ackley in the 400 (53.07), Anthony Berry in the 800 (2:03.47), Cam McAuliffe in the 1600 (4:44.22), Cam Marshall in the 3200 (11:21.40), Taran Lutes in the long jump (19'7"). The Trojans also captured the 400 relay (53.07) with Alex Liggett, Sean Williams, Lutes and Anthony Kratochvil); the 800 (1:37.78) with Liggett, Williams, T.J. schepperly and Josh Belcher); the 1600 (3:34.94) with Ackley, Berry, Kyle Dotterrer and Chris Brower); and the 3200 (8:37.36) with Marco Morcote, McAuliffe, Josh Rose and Spencer Schulte.
Cadillac's Riley Norman swept the throws, winning the discus (158'10") and shot put (60'2.5"). Teammate Aaron Hodge claimed the pole vault (13').
Grayling boys win Lake Michigan meet at home
Scott Parkinson won two individual events and Grayling was victorious in three of four relays to take first overall at a Lake Michigan Conference meet in Grayling.
Parkinson won the 110 (16.66) and 300 hurdles (45.51), but the Vikings were also helped by wins in the 800 relay (2:13.13), 400 relay (48.43) and 1,600 relay (3:49).
The Vikings scored 80 points, followed by Elk Rapids (60), Kalkaska (52) and TC St. Francis (46).
Leading Elk Rapids was Rob Wolfington, who was first in the 100 (12.1) and the long jump (19'-4"). Zack Cameron topped Kalkaska's winners, taking first in the shot put (43'-0.5") and discus (129'-1").
Other winners from the meet were: Mark Mol of St. Francis in the 1,600 (5:11); Tyler Dohm of St. Francis in the 400 (56.17); Grayling's Vinni DeVaeytydt in the 800 (2:18.65); Adam Armour of St. Francis in the 200 (25.15); Grayling's Dakota Mansfield in the 3,200 (11:12.3); Grayling's Jordan Bulmer in the high jump (5'-6"); and Kalkaska's Tyler Atwood in the pole vault (11'-0"). Elk Rapids won the 3,200 relay (9:28.69).
Huskies claim Northwest quad
Gerrit Buist won the 200 and 400 dashes to help Benzie Central win a Northwest Conference quad meet at Frankfort.
The Huskies racked up 106 points to 78.5 for Kingsley, 52.25 by Glen Lake and 19.25 for Frankfort.
Buist won the 200 in 24.57 seconds and the 400 in 52.72.
Kingsley's Tristan Eickenroth won both the shot put (48'11") and 100 (11.3).
Glen Lake won two of the relays, capturing the 400 (52.72) and 800 (1:36.33), while Kingsley won the 3,200 (8:56.48) and Frankfort the 1,600 (3:47.03).
Benzie also had event wins from Aaron Whaley in the high jump (5'8"), Jake Williams in the 800 (2:12.16) and Corey Bock in long jump (19'9.25").
Kingsley's other winners were Brandon Seitz in the pole vault (11'6"), Jarid Lueck in the 110 hurdles (17.08), Justin Prange in the 1,600 (4:58.35), Conor Fitzpatrick in the 300 hurdles (45.45), Jake Keena in the 3,200 (10:23.64) and Jacob Zenner in the discus (19'9.25").
Mesick captures Buckley Invitational
Mesick's Zack Workman, John King and Billy Bardocz each won multiple events to lead the Mesick boys track team to a first-place finish at the Buckley Invitational.
Workman was first in the 1,600 (4:52.4) and the 3,200 (10:43), John King won the 400 (53.4) and 200 (23.5), and Bardocz took the long jump (18'-10") and 300 hurdles (48.87).
Mesick scored 86 points to outdistance Suttons Bay, which had 71, Grand Traverse Academy, which had 45, and Buckley, which had 30.
Suttons Bay's Guy Beachnau won the high jump and the 110 hurdles (16.5). Other winners were: Buckley's Jake Burgess in the pole vault (9'-0"); Buckley's Luke Somsel in the shot put (42'-4"); Suttons Bay's Dylan Devatt in the 100 (11.83); Suttons Bay's Chase Pattison in the discus (118'-9"); and Buckley's Michael Rosek in the 800 (2:19). Grand Traverse Academy won the 3,200 relay and 1,600 relay (3:45), and Suttons Bay won the 400 relay (47.68) and 800 relay (1:40.09).
TC Central 130
Erin Lipp captured the 200 (29.31) and 400 (1:06.36) as the Traverse City Central girls downed Cadillac 130-45 in a Big North meet.
The Trojans also had wins from Madison Ostergren in the 100 (14.0), Kailey Mattarella in the 800 (2:29.70), Katie Moses in the 1600 (5:24.03), Madyson Basch in the 3200 (12:10.70), Maddy Weatherholt in the 100 hurdles (17.52), Brianna Worthington in the 300 hurdles (52.52), Jessie Kushner in the long jump (15'3.5"), Carissa Bartkowiak in the high jump (4'10") and McKenzie Sanders in the discus (100'10").
Central also took the 400 relay (52.62) with MaKenna Beers, Morgan Scollard, Lauren Murray and Courtney Cadotte), the 800 (1:52.07) with Beers, Scollard, Ostergren and Cadotte); the 16004:22.97) with Beers, Joy Reist, Moses and Lauren Marsh); and the 3200 (9:41.04) with Marsh, Resit, Ashley Ko and Moses.
Cadillac's Lisa Metzger won the pole vault (9') and Mary McRae-Baker in the shot put (33'11.5").
Bullough sets record, SF wins
St. Francis freshman Holly Bullough set her second school record this week, winning the 3200 in 11:12.65 as the Gladiators took a Lake Michigan quad at Kalkaska.
St. Francis finished with 99.5 points, Kalkaska 55.5, Grayling 45 and Elk Rapids 27.
Bullough set a school mark Monday in the 1600.
Lauren Buckel and Grace Meachum were double-winners for the Gladiators — Buckel in the 100 (13.37) and1600 (5:58) and Meachum in the 400 (1:06) and high jump (4'6").
St. Francis also had wins from Kaitlyn Hegewald in the 200 (28.18) and Chandler Tarrant in the pole vault (8'6"). The Gladiators won the 800 (2:02.45), 1600 (5:00.77) and 3200 (11:53.76) relays.
For Kalkaska, Abbie Berger claimed the shot put (30'4") and Katy Mosher the discus (78'). Kalkaska also took the 400 relay (58.36).
Grayling's Sierrra Schreiber won the 300 hurdles (57.95) and Kim Cook the 800 (2:47).
For Elk Rapids, Gabrielle Gaultierer captured the 100 hurdles (17.51) and Anna Garwood the long jump (14'5.5").
Hamilton sparks Benzie to Northwest win
Alikay Hamilton swept the sprints, winning the 100 (12.91) and 200(27.87) as the Benzie Central girls captured a Northwest Conference quad at Frankfort.
The Huskies finished with 106 points, Kingsley 78, Glen Lake 43 and Frankfort 22.
Benzie also had wins from Jordan Nye in the long jump (16'2"), Miranda Besey in the 300 hurdles (53.27) and Alyssa Bennett the 3200 (12:17.84). The Huskies also took the 3200 (11:50.11), 800 (1:50.10) and 400 (53.12) relays.
Kingsley's Molly Franke and Sarah Lueck were double-winners. Franke took the shot put (35'.5") and discus (101'8") while Lueck claimed the 100 hurdles (17.07) and 400 (1:03.94). Lueck also anchored the victorious 1600 relay (4:29.29). Andrea Lee won the high jump (4'10").
Glen Lake's Kaitlin Grigg took the 800 (2:36.36) and 1600 (5:42.60).
Frankfort's Sierra Willsey won the pole vault (7'6").
King sparks Mesick to Northwest quad win
The Mesick girls, led by three firsts from Sierra King, won a Northwest quad at Buckley.
King's dominant day included wins in the 100 hurdles (17.8), the long jump (14'-8 1/2") and the 400 (1:04.9).
Mesick finished with 72, Suttons Bay 57, Grand Traverse Academy 55 and Buckley 44.
Mesick also received a big day from Paige Fuller, who won the 100 (13.2) and 300 hurdles (53.5), while Grand Traverse Academy was led by multiple winner Abby Fiferek, who captured the 1,600 (5:54) and the 800 (2:44). Other winners on the day included: Suttons Bay's Evelein Dierckx in the pole vault (7'-0"); Katie Tigges in the discus (88'-3"); and Madeline Hall in the shot put (29'-8"); Grand Traverse Academy's Erin Werth in the high jump (5'-0"), Mesick's Maddie Clark in the 200 (27.3); and Buckley's Hannah Kastenschmidt in the 3,200 (15:24). Suttons Bay won the 3,200 relay (12:00) and the 1,600 relay (4:40), Buckley won the 800 relay (2:04.5), and the 400 relay winner was Grand Traverse Academy (52.6).
Elk Rapids 3
Hailey Patterson scored the game-winning goal with 24 minutes left in the second half as Elk Rapids stayed undefeated with a 3-2 girls soccer victory over visiting Grayling.
Mylia LaPointe and Michelle Costa also found the back of the net for the Elks (7-0-1, 6-0 Lake Michigan Conference), who led briefly in the opening minutes of the second half before Grayling's Hannah Haven — who scored both of the Vikings' goals — tied it minutes later. Patterson broke that tie and Elk Rapids held that lead the rest of the way.
Nicole Hill and Carley Patterson had assists for Elk Rapids. Paige Granger was in net for the winners.
Assists for Grayling (3-4) went to Maddie Benardo and Haley Whittaker.
Elk Rapids plays its third game in as many days when it takes on the TC Liberty today. Grayling takes on Charlevoix on Friday.
Glen Lake 4
Leland nearly came back from a three-goal second-half deficit but couldn't drill the game-tying goal home in the final seconds as Glen Lake held on for a 4-3 girls soccer win.
Ty Fessel had a hat trick to lead the Lakers (4-3-2) and Clare Slack had the other goal. Libby Munoz had a pair of goals off free kicks for Leland (4-3) and Lydia Gulow also netted a goal with four minutes remaining. The Comets had a last-gasp attempt to knot the score, but had a shot go off the left post with seconds left.
Gulow's score was the final goal of a wild second half that began with a 1-1 tie, but Glen Lake scored three straight goals to take a commanding lead. Glen Lake outshot Leland 14-10. Chelsea Leask was in goal for Glen Lake and Andrea Hunt was in goal for Leland, which hosts the TC Central junior varsity on Friday.
TC Central JV Gold 8
Manistee varsity 0
The TC Central JV Gold tennis team didn't drop a set on the way to an 8-0 victory over Manistee.
Singles winners for the Trojans included: Emma Sanders, 6-1, 6-2 at No. 1; Shaina Kalbfleisch, 6-3, 7-5 at No. 2; Maxine Valesano, 6-1, 6-0 at No. 3; and Carly Hernden, winner by default at No. 4.
TC Central's doubles winners included: Becca Revett and Megan Moomey, 6-0, 6-0 at No. 1; Taylor Robbins and Melissa Lance, 7-5, 6-1 at No. 2; Jane Leahy and Ashley Hulet, 6-4, 6-1 at No. 3; and Kristen Patterson and Dallis Champion, 6-4, 6-0 at No. 4.
Central returns to action on Friday when it faces TC St. Francis.
TC St. Francis 5
Harbor Springs 3
Behind wins in three of four doubles matches the TC St. Francis girls tennis team was able to pull out a 5-3 win over host Harbor Springs.
Doubles winners for the Gladiators were: Chloe Lodge and Bailey Chouinard 7-6, 4-6, 6-4 at No. 1; Sarah Stayman and Rosie Wilson, 6-7, 6-4, 6-0 at No. 3; and Bethany Richey and Carlee McCardel, 6-2, 6-1 at No. 4.
Amanda Bandrowski won her No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-2 and Lauren Hansen posted a 6-0, 6-1 win at No. 4 singles.
The Gladiators are at a tournament at TC Central on Friday.