Boys Varsity Basketball
ALPENA, MI - The Wildcats rallied from an 11-point deficit but could not get the final shot to fall in a 47-46 loss to Traverse City West on Thursday night. Trailing 44-33 entering the final quarter, the Wildcats rattled off an 11-2 run to pull within 46-44. Jadon Duncan then converted a turnover into an easy lay-up to the tie game at 46-46. West's Patrick O’Connor was fouled with 35 seconds to play and connected on one of the two free throws. A late jumper by Alpena rattled off the rim and the Titans escaped with a one-point victory.
Alpena was led by Cooper Bright's 11 points and Kelley Stark's nine points. Duncan finished the night with eight points.
The Wildcats (9-8, 2-6 BNC) host Cadillac on Friday night for Senior Night.