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ELK RAPIDS — It’s been a long seven years for the Rayders but the Charlevoix boys basketball team finally took down Elk Rapids on their home floor on Friday.

FRANKFORT — The Frankfort Panthers used their height to thwart Suttons Bay’s plans of stealing a game on the Panthers home court on Tuesday.

TRAVERSE CITY — The 10th annual Traverse City West Holiday Invitational saw 22 teams from all over the state make the trip to Traverse City and it gave teams and athletes a good barometer of where they sit about midway through the season.

Preston Ball, Jr., F, Elk Rapids (Player of the Year) — The junior captain has led Elk Rapids in scoring each of his three varsity seasons, including 30 goals in 2019.

TRAVERSE CITY — Following a heartbreaking first-round overtime loss at the Scott Miller Memorial Tournament on Thursday, the Traverse City Central Trojans poured on seven goals to beat Midland 7-5 on Friday at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City.

Adam Chittle, Sr., TC St. Francis, No. 1 singles: Had a 22-14 record in the top flight for the Glads and placed second in regionals. All-state honorable mention selection tallied 120 career wins.

Anci Dy, Traverse City West, Jr. (Player of the Year) — Won her Division 1 regional by 16 strokes, placed second in the state finals and named to the eight-player 2019 Super Team. Shot rounds of 76 and 73 at the finals to end up 3 shots behind eventual Miss Golf winner Allison Cui of Okemos. Shot three consecutive sub-70 rounds at Alpena, Charlevoix and Harbor Springs, including a 65 at the Charlevoix Invitational. Highest score of the season was a 76.

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Central scored at least two goals in every period Friday to stay unbeaten with a 7-1 Big North Conference hockey victory over Alpena.

BROOKLYN — All season Hunter Jones has been putting up phenomenal numbers as a freshman for the Benzie Central’s cross-country team. The story was no different Saturday for the state finals at Michigan International Speedway.

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Central football team struggled to get anything going for three and a half quarters Friday night against a tough Midland Dow defense.

TRAVERSE CITY — Kingsley won the ABCD Quad with a perfect record, and hopes it didn’t lose a big piece for districts.

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