From staff reports
Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — BEULAH — Suttons Bay’s Eric Chapman and Glen Lake’s Michael O’Brien shared medalist honors with a 37 Wednesday in a Northwest Conference golf jamboree at Pinecroft.
Frankfort hosted the meet.
Suttons Bay won the team competition by 10 strokes over Leland, 160-170. The Comets were followed by Glen Lake at 186, Frankfort at 197, Benzie Central at 207, Kingsley at 212 and Mesick at 215.
In addition to Chapman’s 37, Brent Duddles carded a 40, Devin Capron 41 and Sean Lammy 42 for the Norsemen.
Leland’s Joel Sneed fired a 39 and Ian Duvall a 40. Benzie Central’s Paul Dumas also came in at 40. Mesick’s Alex Stanton shot a 41 and Kingsley’s Steven Johnson a 42.
TCSF takes fourth at LMC match
St. Francis had two of the top three individuals to place fourth out of eight teams at a Lake Michigan Conference golf match at Boyne Mountain’s Alpina course.
The Gladiators’ Parker Guss took medalist honors with a 76 and Joe Coates was third with an 81 to lead St. Francis to its team score of 350.
Charlevoix won the meet with a 338, followed by Kalkaska with a 339, Boyne City with a 345 and the Gladiators. Harbor Springs (364), Elk Rapids (380), Grayling (444) and East Jordan (445) rounded out the standings.
Kalkaska’s Mitch Dunn shot a 79 for second.
The other St. Francis scores included Riley Lamie with a 95 and Ben Yanska with a 98.
St. Francis golfs in the Lake Michigan Conference Championships on May 19 at Antrim Dells.
TC West 143
Ogemaw Heights 23
Traverse City West won 13 events on the way to a convincing 143-23 boys track victory over Ogemaw Heights.
Tyler Johnson and Dan Montgomery led the Titans, as both had a hand in four firsts. Johnson won the 400 in 50.48 and also was a part of three winning relays, the 800 (1:33.64), the 400 (44.16) and the 1,600 (3:39.3). Montgomery ran with Johnson on the 800 relay and 400 relay, and also came in first in the 100 (11.02) and 200 (22.91). The others who ran the 800 relay were Spencer Montcastle and Brandon Montgomery, while Brandon Montgomery and Jack Bishop also ran legs in the 400 relay. Kyle Ringwelski, Derrick Diver and Dominic Teeples joined Johnson on the 1,600 relay.
Montcastle, who accounted for three firsts, also won the 110 hurdles (14.9) and the 300 hurdles (42.09).
Others who won events for West included Jimmy Seekamp in the 1,600 (4:48.6), Conner Hayes in the shot put (47’9”), Nick Whiting in the discus (142’6”), Alec Ondrejka in the 800 (2:10.9) and Sam Elmi in the 3,200 (no time available).
TC West 132
Ogemaw Heights 40
Allida Smith and Quinn Hall each accounted for three firsts as the TC West girls track team dominated Ogemaw Heights, 132-40.
Smith was the winner in the 100 dash (12.86) and the 400 (1:03.3) and was part of the winning 800 relay team (1:50.7) along with Kimmy Bilinski, Patricia Davis and Hannah Carlson. Hall got her wins in the 100 hurdles (17.22) and the 300 hurdles (49.78) as well as running on the winning 1,600 relay team (4:27.1) along with Bilinski, Kate Melvin and Amanda Fouchey.
Melvin and Fouchey also joined Jessica Gockley and Olivia Verellen on the winning 3,200 relay (10:41).
Gockley’s other win came in the 1,600 as she ran a 5:30.2. Other multiple-event winners for the Titans included Paris Wagner, who took first in the discus (101’8”) and the shot put (27’8”); Olivia Bishop, who won the long jump (15’6”) and the high jump (5’0”); and Carlson, who also won the 200 (27.66).
The rest of West’s winners were Kayla Norris in the 800 (2:48.9) and Corinne Schrotenboer in the 3200 (13:30).
TC Central wins tri-meet
The TC Central girls track team scored 102.5 points to win a Big North tri-meet over Alpena (56.5) and Cadillac (22).
Katie Moses and Makenna Beers had big days to lead the Trojans. Moses was first in the 800 (2:17.97) and was on the winning 1,600 relay (4:14) and 3,200 relay (9:35.54). Beers’ contribution included running a leg of the winning 400 (52.17), 800 (1:50.2) and 1,600 relays. The others who ran the 1,600 relay were Erin Lipp and Jessie Kushner, while Lauren Marsh, Lila Dreves and Joy Reist also were part of the 3,200. Lauren Murray, Courtney Cadotte and Morgan Scollard joined Beers on the 400 relay and Cadotte, Scollard and Madison Ostergren were on the 800.
Murray clocked in at 27.69 to take the 200, Ashley Ko had a 5:20.23 to win the 1,600, Kailey Mattarella had a 12:05.55 to win the 3,200 and Graceanne Tarsa set a new personal record with a 9’10” to win the pole vault.
The Trojans are at the Alma College Invitational on Saturday.
TC Central boys win three-team meet
Alex Liggett won two events to help Traverse City Central take a three-team home meet.
The Trojans scored 86.5 points to 55.5 for Alpena and 41 by Cadillac.
Liggett won the 200 (23.94 seconds) and 110 hurdles (15.77).
Chris Brower, Rhys Adle and Cam McAuliffe were also part of two wins, with each winning one event and running a leg on a victorious relay team.
Adle won the 300 hurdles (42.07) and was part of the 1,600 relay team with Brower, Johnny Ackley and Josh Rose that won in 3:34.23.
Brower won the 800 (2:02.01) and McAuliffe claimed the 1,600 (4:47.19) and was part of the 3,200 relay with Marco Morcote, Spencer Schulte and Nick Tarsa that won in 8:27.98).
Kyle Dotterrer won the 3,200 (9:57.02) and Spencer Kroupa took first in the high jump (5’8”).
The Trojans face Traverse City West and Petoskey in Tuesday’s Golden Baton Meet.
Suttons Bay 2
Leland topped Suttons Bay for the third time this season, 4-2, in girls soccer action, but the contest was the closest the two teams have played.
The Comets were clinging to a 3-2 lead late and put the game away with a goal with four minutes remaining.
Whitney Schaub netted two goals for Leland while Libby Munoz added one goal and two assists and Lydia Gulow one goal and one assist. Andrew Hunt had 14 saves in goal for the Comets (9-4).
The Norsemen (2-8-3) jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a goal from Rachel Pasche, with an assist to Sethe Zachman. Zachman found the back of the net with 20 minutes left to cut Leland’s lead to 3-2. Emily Beyer assisted.
Suttons Bay hosts the TC Central JV team on Saturday. Leland competes in the Providence Christian tournament.
Benzie Central 1
Kalkaska scored two unanswered goals in the second half to complete a 3-1 girls soccer victory over Benzie Central.
The Huskies were troubled by an inability to connect on its opportunities as they outshot the Blazers 16-9.
Megan Kubit had Benzie’s lone goal, which tied the game early in the second half.
Elizabeth Putney was in net for Benzie, which hosts Mason County Central today.
Mancelona 4 6
Charlevoix 16 5
Cole VanWagoner collected the game-winning hit that drove in Nick Bellhorn from second base in Mancelona’s 6-5 baseball victory over Charlevoix in the second game of a doubleheader. Charlevoix won the opener 16-4, scoring 11 runs in the first inning.
The second game was a back-and-forth battle that saw the lead change hands four times, the last coming in the bottom of the sixth.
Logan Borst went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs for the Ironmen (7-3), Kyle Schepperley was 2-for-3 with a run and an RBI and VanWagoner was 2-for-4.
Wyatt Derrer got the win, striking out one, walking three and allowing seven hits.
Logan Eckhardt went 3-for-3 for Charlevoix (14-2) in the opener. Nate Moon, Tag McCreadie, Tommy Zipp, Will Telgenhof, J.J. Bottomley and Dustin Putman all added 2 hits.
Moon got the win, striking out four.
In the second game Noah Certa had two hits to lead the Rayders, who host Kalkaska on Friday.
The Ironmen face Bellaire and Forest Area on Friday to complete two games that were cut short in the second games of doubleheaders earlier in the season.
Glen Lake 6 10
Central Lake 0 3
Riley Scanlon threw a two-hit shutout as Glen Lake beat Central Lake 6-0 in the opening game of a baseball twinbill. In the nightcap the Lakers won 10-3.
Scanlon fanned 11 and walked three to get the win. He also drove in two runs. Dale Pleva doubled for the Lakers (14-1). Chris Corbett had both of the Trojans’ hits.
In the second game Travis Moore got the win in relief. At the plate, Curtis Bunek had four hits, including a double and two triples, Tristan Williams had three hits and two RBIs and Austin Odziana had two doubles.
Glen Lake plays in the Leelanau County Classic on Friday.
Mancelona 6 7
Charlevoix 2 6
Down 6-5 in the seventh inning, Mancelona rallied for a 7-6 softball win over Charlevoix in seven innings in the second game of a doubleheader. The Ironmen also won the first game, 6-2.
Mancelona (10-0) tied the game on a sacrifice fly by Kallie Derrer, then won it moments later when Haley Ackler came home with the deciding run.
Derrer was the winning pitcher in relief. She allowed four hits. Ackler went 2-for-4 and Lindsey Friday was 2-for-2 with two runs scored.
Derrer also got the win in the opener, striking out 11, walking two and allowing three hits. At the plate, Dakota Derrer had two triples and two RBIs, and Kailey Kanaziz went 2-for-2 with two RBIs and two runs scored.
Mancelona faces Inland Lakes on the road on Monday.
Central Lake 9 14
Glen Lake 0 4
Alexis Carpenter tossed a one-hitter in one game and blasted a three-run home run in the other to lead Central Lake to a 9-0 and 14-4 non-conference sweep of Glen Lake.
Carpenter struck out seven and allowed one hit and one walk in the 9-0 opener.
Maria Cords, Delaney Buffman and Emma Pierson were each 2 for 3 for the Trojans (7-5), who host East Jordan on Friday. Tayler Galla had the Lakers’ only hit.
Allie Hines fanned five in the 14-4 nightcap win. Cords was 3 for 3 with three RBIs and Loren Rogers drove in two runs. Galla had two hits for Glen Lake (10-7), which plays in Friday’s Leelanau County Classic.
TC Thunder 17
Houghton Lake 3
Jack Brewer, Ellis Begley and Ted Okerstrom all scored three goals as the YMCA TC Liberty defeated Houghton Lake 17-3.
Chris Chang added two goals while Brett Spanski, Jack Delude, John Leaming, Sam Weckler, Nate Pupel and Shaine Kearney chipped in one.
The Thunder (9-1) face Oxford at 7:30 p.m. at the Kalkaska football field on Friday.