McBAIN — The Manton Rangers had a nine game winning streak snapped by McBain on Tuesday.
Connor Murphy nailed a half-court buzzer beater as time expired in the game to give McBain a 45-42 victory.
McBain only led 23-20 at the half and Cole Regnerus led the charge in the third for Manton scoring eight points to give them a 39-38 lead going into the final quarter. Regnerus finished with 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Rangers (9-4, 7-1 Highland).
The Rangers were locked into a defensive battle allowing only seven points in the fourth quarter, but only scoring three.
Murphy finished with nine points, all off of three-pointers, for McBain.
Kaleb Moore had 10 points and Jacob Haun had seven points for Manton.
The Rangers will head to Lake City on Friday and host Elk Rapids on Saturday.
TC St. Francis 61
TCSF (9-3, 8-0 LMC): Danny Passinault 24 points, 5 steals, 3 rebounds; Artie Dutmers 15 points; Keaton Peck 12 points.
Charlevoix: Ben Lentz 14 points; Evan Solomon 14 points; Jacob Mueller 11 points.
UP NEXT: TCSF hosts Boyne City, Friday.
Elk Rapids 63
Harbor Springs 54
Elk Rapids (10-3): Jack Hawkins 24 points, 19 points in second half; Preston Ball 14 points, 4 steals, 5 assists; Mason Travis 13 points; Marlin Starkey 6 rebounds, 4 steals; Gordie LaFontaine 5 points, 4 rebounds, 3 steals.
UP NEXT: Elk Rapids at Grayling, Friday.
Glen Lake 68
Glen Lake (12-2): Reece Hazleton 15 points, 9 rebounds; Xander Oakerlund 13 points; JJ Bradford 12 points.
Onekama: Taylor Bennett 15 points, 3 rebounds; Ben Acton 10 points, 4 steals.
UP NEXT: Glen Lake at Frankfort, Thursday; Onekama at Benzie Central, Thursday.
Mancelona (12-5): Jayden Alfred 24 points, 13 rebounds; Matt Boyer 13 points, 10 rebounds.
UP NEXT: Mancelona hosts Onaway, Thursday.
Forest Area 44
Joburg (10-5): Tanner Shimel 14 points; Tyson Claeys 11 points; Joey Chrencik 8 points; Matthew Davidson 6 points.
Forest Area: Johnny Stosio 20 points; Chase Ingersoll 14 points.
UP NEXT: Joburg at Bellaire, Thursday.
Bear Lake 54
Bear Lake (8-6, 8-4): Trey Gilbert 21 points, 8 rebounds, 2 steals, 3 assists; Zach Belinsky 12 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, block, steal; Ricardo Girlanda 4 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists.
UP NEXT: Bear Lake at Pentwater, Saturday.
Benzie Central 75
Benzie Central: Aaron Childs 17 points; Joe Wade 11 points; Tom Ross 15 points; Ryan Kennedy 12 points.
Buckley (5-8): Tyler Francisco 17 points; Henrique Andrade 12 points.
UP NEXT: Buckley hosts Kingsley, Thursday.
TC Christian 44
GT Academy 40
TC Christian: Justus Daughtry 15 points; Brock Broderick 11 points.
GTA: Max McDonald 10 points; Cahlob Myers 10 points, 10 rebounds.
Boyne City 60
Kalkaska: Gavin Gilbert 10 points; Hayden Moore 7 points; Hunter Rhoat 5 points.
UP NEXT: Kalkaska at Benzie Central, Friday.
Kingsley: Evan Anderson 12 points; Beau LaTulip 7 points.
Leland: JJ Popp 18 points; Gavin Miller 24 points.
Inland Lakes 53
Central Lake 45
Central Lake: No stats reported.
TC West frosh 53
TCSF Frosh 23
TC West frosh (9-2): Ben Schollette 14 points; Josh Hirschenberger 13 points; Bryce Hoskins 7 points.
TCSF frosh: Cole Somero 6 points; Schmude 5 points.
UP NEXT: TC West frosh at TC Central, Friday.
TC St. Francis JV 60
TCSF JV (10-2, 8-0): Adam Gerberding 14 points; Casey Donahue 14 points.
Charlevoix: Jack Gafferey 10 points.
UP NEXT: TCSF at Boyne City, Thursday.
TC St. Francis 30
Charlevoix (10-2, 9-0): Elise Stuck 23 points, 4 steals, 4 assists; Taylor Petrosky 15 points, 5 rebounds; Abby Nagle 6 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists.
TCSF (5-5, 4-4 LMC): Kam Schaub 6 points; Collene Hegewald 7 points.
UP NEXT: Charlevoix host Kalkaska, Friday; TCSF host Boyne City, Friday.
Bay City Western 54
TC West 45
TC West (7-7): Sierra Perkette 16 points; Becca Bohrer 16 points, 10 rebounds.
UP NEXT: TC West hosts Alpena, Thursday.
East Jordan 47
East Jordan (9-6): Gabby Snyder 12 points; Jayden Weber 10 points, 8 rebounds; Tia Spence 8 rebounds.
UP NEXT: East Jordan hosts Harbor Springs, Thursday.
Benzie Central 41
Benzie Central (8-3): Abby Bretzke 23 points, 6 rebounds; Ellen Bretzke 10 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals; Angie Warsecke 6 points, 6 rebounds.
UP NEXT: Benzie Central host Buckley, Wednesday.
Bay City Western JV 41
TC West JV 39 F/OT
TC West (6-8): Erin Wagoner 16 points; Leah Allen 7 points, 10 rebounds.
UP NEXT: TC West JV hosts Alpena, Thursday.
Elk Rapids 59
Harbors Springs 23
Elk Rapids (10-3): Kendall Brown 24 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists, 5 steals; Olivia Travis 8 points; Becca Marolf 7 points.
UP NEXT: Elk Rapids at Grayling, Friday.
TCSF JV 33
Charlevoix JV 23
Charlevoix: Isabelle Kenwabikise 6 points; Katherine Wagner 5 points.
TCSF (3-7, 3-5 LMC): Gwyneth Passinault 14 points; Sam Berta 6 points; Abby Kopplow 6 points.
UP NEXT: TSCF JV at Boyne City, Thursday.
TC Nordic Ski Team stands out at Junior National Qualifer at Boyne; Roe, Robitshek and Jean qualify for Junior Nationals
Boys 18U 10K freestyle Saturday results: Ted Roe (1st, 27:33); Ryan Miller (5th); Joe Thuente (9th); Ben Thelen (11th).
Boys 18U 10K freestyle Sunday results: Roe (2nd); Miller (6th); Thuente (9th); Thelen (11th).
Boys 16U 5K freestyle Saturday results: Noah Robitshek (4th); William Haapala (6th); Evan Coulter (7th); Carter Dean (8th).
Boys 16U 5K freestyle Sunday results: Robitshek (5th); Haapala (8th); Coulter (6th); Dean (7th).
Girls 18U 10K freestyle: Abigail Jean (3rd); Maya Dean (5th).
Girls 18U 5K freestyle: Abigail Jean (3rd).
Girls 16U 5K freestyle Saturday results: Arielle Jean (4th); Sage Brown (7th); Gwen Urbain (8th).
Girls 16U 5K freestyle Sunday results: Arielle Jean (3rd); Urbain (6th); Brown (8th).
UP NEXT: Vasa 6K skate Saturday and Vasa 6K classic Sunday at Timber Ridge Resort.
GYMNASTICSGT Bay Gymnasts bring home 30 gold medals at Athlete Warrior Challenge
All-around champions: Sophia Tucker; Maeve Carlson; Kelsey Saxton; Dahlia Evans; Avery Lahti; Jayla Ristow.
Gold medalists: Adeline Carlson (beam); Skylar Hawkins (vault); Izzy Brooks (bars); Ava Hodges (beam); Dahlia Evans (beam); Avery Lahti (bars); Kianna LeBreck (vault); Norah Galton (bars); Maya Carrazco (floor).
*Deadline for prep calls is 10 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Please give scores, stats with names spelled when leaving a message.*