Prep roundup: Grand Haven sweeps TC trip | Local Sports

TRAVERSE CITY – Despite the result, Tim Rieman liked what he saw of the Titans defense on Saturday.

Traverse City West opened their season with a 46-29 loss to Grand Haven at home. The Buccaneers (2-0) end the swing of their Traverse City trip and beat TC Central 48-30 in their season opener on Friday.

The Titans kept the game within two possession of the ball for the first half. They took five points after half-time and took a 22:21 lead, but the Buccaneers delivered 15 unanswered over a seven-minute stretch and pulled away to victory.

“We missed a lot of pops and that hurt us,” said Rieman, who leads the Titans in his freshman year. “We’ll be a little bit inconsistent in scoring goals, but if we play that defensive we’ll be fine.

Megan Lautner led with 16 points. Quinn Disbrow and Ainslee Hewitt both scored four.

The Titans have four returning seniors in Lautner, Disbrow, Sara Schermerhorn and Aly Jo Mckenna. They’ll try to dethrone Cadillac for their first Big North Conference title since 2015. Last year, the Titans became the first league team to beat the Vikings in three years.

West (0-1) receives Manistee, Tuesday at 7 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Petoskey 44

Milan 40

Petoskey: Kenzie Bromley 15 points.

UP NEXT: The Northmen (2-1) travel to Grand Blanc on Saturday afternoon.

Cedarville 50 Frankfurt 47

UP NEXT: Frankfurt (1-1) receives Traverse City St. Francis on Tuesday.

K’Zoo Hackett 43 Manistee CC 30

UP NEXT: Manistee Catholic Central (1-1) is hosting the Big Rapids Crossroads Academy on Wednesday.

Glen Lake 47 Midland 43

Glen Lake: Grace Bradford 33 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals, 5 assists, 10 rebounds; Gemma Lerchen 9 points, 4 assists; Maddie Bradford 6 points, 4 rebounds; Olivia Mikowski 5 points.

UP NEXT: Glen Lake (2-0) at Elk Rapids, Tuesday.

TC West JV 40 Grand Haven JV 20

Traverse City West: Mikayla Thompson 14 points; Emile Frechette 7 points.

UP NEXT: TC West (1-0) receives Manistee on Tuesday.

ICE HOCKEY

TC Central 4 Hancock 0

Traverse City Central: Gate by Owen Burkholder; Luke VanderRoest 2 Assist; Owen Dawson Tor, assist; Goal by Gavin Graczyk; Colin Miller helps; Scott Barnhart 2 Assist.

The Trojans split their trip to the Upper Peninsula after falling 5-2 to Houghton on Friday.

UP NEXT: TC Central (4-1) hosts TC West, Wednesday December 15.

Bay Reps 3 Rochester United 3 OT

Bay Reps: Drew Hardy Gate; Riley Pierce helps; Garrett Hathaway helps; Gabe Classens 2 goals; Ryan Lannen helps; Tyeson Griffore helps.

UP NEXT: Bay Reps (3-2-1) vs. Jenison in Big Rapids, Wednesday.

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