Looking back: Petoskey St. Francis finishes second, third in ski meet
Petoskey St. Francis would take a boys second and a girls third at a trinagular ski meet against Harbor Springs and Leelanau.
— Paul Ranney scored 24 points for the Harbor Springs boys’ basketball team during a 66-49 win over East Jordan.
Harbor Springs, the UPI No. 10 ranked Class C team, moved to 9-1.
— Pellston’s Mike Thompson scored 18 points while Stan Bodzick added 13 during a win over Boyne City, 68-43. Pellston remained undefeated at 10-0 and was leading the Northern Michigan Class C Conference. The Hornets were also ranked No. 6 in the UPI Class D poll. Both the Rams and Hornets met later in the week with Harbor Springs prevailing, 57-47.
The Rams outscored the Hornets, 22-13, in the third quarter highlighted by Tom Pifer’s eight points.
— The Petoskey High School wrestling team won its third straight, 33-22, over Sault Ste. Marie. Archie Stradling, Roger Seamon, Steve Mayes and Vince Brecheisen would record pins for the Northmen.
— The Petoskey High School boys’ basketball team got past Traverse City during a non-league game, 84-76. Mike Davies scored 27 points, Bruce Hilton added 17 and Archie Kiogima scored 14 for the Northmen.
“We played a real good game, and had a lot of our bench players come through for us,” Petoskey coach Gene Shank said.
— Inland Lakes would run past Ellsworth, 74-50, in Ski Valley Conference boys’ game. Craig Ream scored 22 points and Mark Hall added 17.
— Alanson remained in a tie with Vanderbilt for the Northern Lakes Conference boys’ basketball lead after a win over Johannesburg, 60-50.
Ross Blumke paced the Vikings with 22 points.
— Craig Klooster scored 24 points for the Charlevoix boys’ basketball team during a non-league win over Harbor Springs, 74-58. “The boys relied on skill tonight,” Charlevoix coach Dave Smith said.
The Rayders were 15-0 overall.
— The Petoskey boys’ basketball team took a 74-71 double overtime win over Boyne City.
Tim Fought put the Northmen ahead after a rebound and lay-in, while Mike Hoffman added a steal with a field goal to seal the win for Petoskey.