Boys Varsity Basketball
Game Summaries & Headlines.
MARQUETTE, MI - Kameron Karp hit a game-winning three at the buzzer to stun Alpena, 66-64, on Saturday afternoon in Marquette. The Wildcats controlled the game for most of the day but could never pull away due to Marquette's long-range shooting. Justin Jurmu hit a three at the buzzer to end the 1st Quarter to cut the Wildcat lead to 22-18. Alpena then pushed their lead to 42-30 at the halftime break thanks in part to a frustrating zone that held Marquette tp 7-of-16 shooting.
In the 2nd Half, Alpena pushed the lead to as many as 14 before going on a 13-0 run the cut the Wildcat lead to 49-48. Cooper Bright knocked down a three-point shot late in the quarter to push the lead back to 52-48 after three. With 4:45 remaining, the Wildcats held a 57-48 lead and seemed to be in control. Marquette then got hot from long range and trailed 61-58 with 0:57 to play. After a Wildcat turnover, Ty Lotterman's layup cut the lead to 64-63 with six seconds left. On the in-bounds, Lotterman was able to come away with the steal to set-up Karp for the game-winning shot.
Alpena (4-1) returns to Big North play on January 9 when they travel to TC West.