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Alpena Public Schools Athletics

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2 months ago

Wildcats Drop Finale to Trojans

ALPENA, MI - The Alpena Boys Basketball team wrapped up the 2018-2019 Regular Season with a 57-49 setback to Traverse City Central on Friday night.  The two teams went back and forth in the opening half with the Wildcats leading 21-19 at the break.  The 3rd quarter proved to be the difference in the game as the Trojans opened with a 14-0 run to take a 33-21 lead.  The Wildcats responded to cut the Trojan lead to 37-30 after a Chris DeRocher bucket at the buzzer.  The early 4th quarter belonged to the Wildcats as they scored the first five points after a DeRocher three and a Bruz Copping bucket, forcing a Trojan timeout.  Alpena tied the game at 39-39 with 5:30 to play after another DeRocher layup.  Tobin Schwannecke pushed the Trojans ahead for good scoring four consecutive points and Preston Briggs scored eight of his game-high 19 points in the 4th quarter.  Alpena finishes the Regular Season 16-4 overall and 6-4 in the Big North Conference.  They will open District play on Wednesday against the winner of Traverse City Central and Marquette.  


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