TAWAS-The Tawas Braves girls basketball team hosted Bay City John Glenn on Thursday and lost 47-25 in a game that saw them lead for much of the first half.
The first quarter ended with Tawas down 10-8 but the second quarter saw them up 16-13 when Bay City John Glenn scored the last four points to take a one point lead. The third quarter was rough for the Braves as they didn't score a point while Bay City scored 10 to pull ahead 27-16.
The last quarter was Tawas' highest scoring quarter with nine points but Bay City John Glenn also had their highest scoring quarter at 18 to win.
Tawas head coach Todd Kaems commented on his team's slow down in the second half.
"They really had a great first half but they just shut down in the second half. They couldn't get a clean break on any of the shots and Bay City John Glenn is an excellent team. We have some stuff to work on before we meet them again and hopefully we can do better next time," he said.
Tawas is now 2-3. They play again in the New Year on Thursday the 3rd at home against Standish.
ST. IGNACE-Rogers City wrestled against Ispheming and Petoskey on Wednesday in St. Ignace. They beat Ispheming in their first match 46-30 but lost to Petoskey 46-27.
Double winners on the night included Cameron Urban at 125, Jacob Sobeck at 130, Evan Lamb at 146, Jack Ryan at 160 and 171 and Caleb Pommerenke at 189.
Single winners on the night included Justin Solile at 119, Grant Popour at 135 and Austin Bober at 152.
Head coach Pat Lamb commented on his team's struggles to wrestle while short handed.
"We got a few guys ill so we were wrestling short handed. I'm really proud of how well they wrestled under those circumstances and that they were able to win a match," he said.
Rogers City's record is now 2-2 on the year. They wrestle in the Marquette Challenge on Saturday.