Local sports from Thursday, April 29, 2021
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL:
Alpena was back on diamond Thursday, following a hiatus caused by the coronavirus. The Wildcats had no trouble beating Cheboygan in a doubleheader, 9 to 2 and 12 to 1.
The Hillman girls also won easily, beating Posen 12 to 0 and 10 to 4.
And Rogers City and Oscoda split a twin bill. The Hurons took game one 10 to 5; and the Owls bounced back with a 14 to 4 win.
Alcona took two games from Hale, 13 to 3 and 16 to 6.
Mio and Atlanta split a pair of lopsided games. Mio won 16 to 1 and then lost 17 to 8.
BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL:
Alcona swept Hale in an afternoon twin bill in Hale, 12 to 2 and 13 to 2.
Mio beat Atlanta in a home doubleheader, 4 to 3 and 11 to 2.
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER:
Cadillac came to Wildcat Stadium and left with a 5 to 0 win over Alpena.
Alpena Community College has selected new men’s and women’s head coaches for their respective basketball teams. Bobby Allen will take over the top spot for the men; and Cindy DeRocher has been named the women’s coach.