Boys Varsity Basketball
TRAVERSE CITY, MI - The Alpena Boys Basketball team kept pace with Petoskey in the Big North Conference race with a 54-44 victory over Traverse City West on Thursday night. Chris DeRocher led the offensive attack for the Wildcats with 28 points and Bruz Copping added 11 points. Petoskey defeated Cadillac on Thursday to remain in 1st place with a 6-2 record, while TC Central fell to Gaylord to fall to 6-3 in the league. Alpena (14-2, 5-2 BNC) host Ogemaw Heights on Saturday for Senior Night at 4pm. The Wildcats have a busy week in BNC play as they travel to Cadillac (Monday) and Petoskey (Wednesday) before hosting TC Central on Friday.