TRAVERSE CITY — The Petoskey and Charlevoix golf teams headed to the annual Traverse City Central hosted TC Tee off at Crystal Mountain over the weekend, taking on some tough competition among the 19 teams and over 100 golfers.
Traverse City Central and Hudsonville each finished the two-day tournament with a 645. Central carded a 334 on Friday, to go with a 311 on Saturday, while Hudsonville shot 326 and 319.
Petoskey opened with a 362, then shot 353 for a two-day 715 and Charlevoix finished with a 352-368–720.
The medalist for day one came as Hudsonville’s Foster Faber with a 73, followed by Joe Murdock of Forest Hills Central with a 74 and Michael Houtteman of Glen Lake with a 75.
On day two, Central’s Michael Beattie shot up to first place with a round of 72, while Faber carded a 74 and Winslow Robinson of Traverse City West shot 76.
For Petoskey on the opening day, Collin Caporosso shot 84 to lead and was followed by Parker Streiff, 86; Max Faulkner, 91; Michael Squires, 101; Rayce Szalkowski, 114; and Thomas Guiney, 132.
On day two, Streiff then shot an 86 to cap a consistent weekend, Faulkner shot 88, Andrew Licata, 89; Caporosso, 90; Squires, 95; and Gavin Galbraith, 98.
Charlevoix’s eighth place finish on day one was led by Sam Pletcher’s 83, which placed him in a tie for 10th on the day. Hudson Vollmer shot 87, Jack Gaffney, 87; Henry Herzog, 95; Jack Herzog, 101; and Emmett Bergmann, 106.
The second day for Charlevoix then had Pletcher lead again with an 81, followed by Vollmer, 90; Bergmann, 94; Henry Herzog, 103; and Joshua Schultz, 109.
Petoskey 11, Walled Lake Western 10
PETOSKEY — The Petoskey lacrosse team welcomed Walled Lake Western to the Boyne Mountain lacrosse field over the weekend and earned an overtime victory.
The sudden victory period lasted just 26 seconds, as Petoskey’s Zach Jacobs sent in the game-winner with not even 30 seconds ticked off the clock in the 11-10 win.
Jacobs scored five goals in the game, while Tate Wilder notched a pair and Caleb Gosiak, Nate Thomas, Charlie Thomas and Treaden Gallert all had one.
Aiden Mailloux made eight saves on 32 shots in goal for Petoskey to earn the win.
Petoskey will next head to Sault Ste. Marie on Wednesday, May 11.
Charlevoix 4, Leland 0
CHARLEVOIX — The Charlevoix girls’ soccer team earned a 4-0 victory over Leland Friday, a second straight win after defeating Grayling last week as well.
A scoreless game for the first 32 minutes, the Rayders later made it a 3-0 game at the half with goals by Mikayla Sharrow, Lena Sytsma-Reid and Kylee Rice, while Claire Scholten picked up two first half assists and Sharrow had one.
“Leland played a very strong defense and applied pressure to our game,” Charlevoix coach Pete Scholten said. “They forced us to rush our passing game and we made our share of mistakes. I was happy to see us finally break through and get on the board late in the first half.”
In the second half, Anna Kate Smith set up Sharrow for another score.
Addison Boop earned the win in net for Charlevoix, making 11 saves.
The Rayders moved to 5-3-2 overall on the season and will next host Traverse City St. Francis in a Lake Michigan Conference match on Thursday, May 12.
Glen Lake 2, Boyne City 1
BOYNE FALLS — A tough stretch for the Boyne City girls’ soccer team got tougher Friday with a 2-1 loss against Glen Lake.
It now makes for a 1-3 stretch for the Ramblers since meeting Elk Rapids to close April.
Boyne City’s lone goal against the Lakers came off the leg of Braydin Noble, assisted by Maddie Smith.
In goal for the Ramblers, Mya Pofahl made nine saves while taking the loss.
The Ramblers, 5-5-1 overall, will next head to Traverse City St. Francis on Monday, then head to Charlevoix on Tuesday, May 17.
Harbor Light at Pellston Tourney
PELLSTON — The Harbor Light Christian baseball team headed to the Pellston hosted Icebox Invitational Tournament over the weekend, going 1-1.
In the opener, Harbor Light (5-7, 4-2) fell behind early, 4-0, to the host Hornets and could never claw all the way back, dropping the game by the final score of 8-4.
Senoir Noah Galer drew the start on the mound for the Swordsmen and struck out six, allowing only two earned runs in five innings. Offensively, freshman Vaughn Henagan and junior Caleb Ogden both added RBIs and runs scored in the loss.
In game two, HLCS took the field against Posen and took care of business early, going up 10-1 on the way to the 11-6 win. Sophomore Derk Boerman was unhittable in his four and two thirds innings pitched, striking out eight and allowing zero earned runs and zero hits on his way to the win.
Helping his own cause, Boerman also went 2-for-3 in the game, with three RBIs, and was joined by a slew of teammates in the hit parade including senior Dawson Badgero, 8th graders Ayden Burns and Travis Rose, sophomores Daniel Keefe and Jackson Mesner, and senior Jack Johnson – who all added to the 10 team hits recorded in the win.
The Swordsmen return to action on Tuesday, May 10 at Hewitt Field when they host Atlanta for a doubleheader.
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