Prep Roundup: Gaffney splashes 19 points in Rayders' 51-47 win over Boyne City; Williams, Kulawiak both with double-doubles in Buckley's win

Feb. 1—CHARLEVOIX — It's never over until it's over. Charlevoix learned that Thursday.

Boyne City cut into the Rayders' seven-point lead with under two minutes remaining to tie it 44-44 in boys varsity basketball action. But the Rayders gathered themselves in the end to come away with a 51-47 win and complete the season sweep on the Ramblers to remain contenders for for a Lake Michigan Conference banner.

The victory puts the Rayders (13-3, 7-3 Lake Michigan) within reach of Elk Rapids in the LMC. The Elks took down the Rayders in their first meeting and the two won't meet again until Thursday. The Ramblers can shake the LMC up with their meeting against Traverse City St. Francis on Tuesday.

"Anytime we play Boyne City, it's a rivalry game. So if you can come out on the winning end, you feel lucky," Charlevoix head coach Anthony Troshak said.

Joe Gaffney led the Rayders with 19 points, four steals and four assists. Hudson Vollmer and Vitale Collins had eight points each. Ryan Pearl finished with six points, five rebounds and three blocks.

The Ramblers got contributions from Chaz Stanek (15 points), Jaden Alger (18 points) and Ryder Peck (6 points).


TC St. Francis 51

Kalkaska 36

Traverse City St. Francis: Max Ogden 14 points; Isaiah Millward 7 points, 5 rebounds; JP Miller 6 points; Harrison Shepherd 5 points, 5 steals, 3 rebounds, 3 assists.

UP NEXT: The Gladiators (8-6, 7-3 Lake Michigan) travel to Boyne City on Tuesday. The Blazers (1-14, 0-9 Lake Michigan) host Charlevoix on Tuesday.

Benzie Central 50

Onekama 43

Onekama: Caden Bradford 10 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists; Tyler Hart 24 points, 3 assists, 2 rebounds, 2 steals; Luke Bradford 2 points, 8 rebounds.

UP NEXT: The Huskies (13-2, 9-0 Northwest) travel to Frankfort on Tuesday. The Portagers (9-7, 4-5 Northwest) travel to Suttons Bay on Tuesday.

Pentwater 62

Bear Lake 36

Bear Lake: Myles Harless 17 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 1 block; Grady Harless 16 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals; Easton Nowak 3 points, 2 rebounds, 1 block; Caleb Forward 2 assists.

UP NEXT: The Lakers (4-12, 3-9 West Michigan D) host Manistee Catholic Central on Tuesday.

Buckley 62

Leland 50

Buckley: Carter Williams 28 points, 16 rebounds; Landon Kulawiak 21 points, 11 rebounds, 3 steals.

UP NEXT: The Bears (10-7, 6-5 Northwest) travel to Kingsley on Tuesday. The Comets (3-12, 0-9 Northwest) host Glen Lake on Tuesday.

Elk Rapids 57

East Jordan 38

Elk Rapids: Haven Somers 16 points, 5 rebounds, 7 blocks; Noah Hilley 12 points, 4 rebounds; Jayden Hresko 8 points.

East Jordan: Lucas Stone 8 points, 6 rebounds; Angel Delgado 8 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists; Ellis Malpass 8 points, 5 rebounds.

UP NEXT: The Elks (10-7, 9-2 Lake Michigan) travel to Grayling on Tuesday. The Red Devils (6-9, 2-7 Lake Michigan) travel to Harbor Springs on Tuesday.

Kingsley 50

Suttons Bay 25

Kingsley: Chase Bott 12 points, 6 rebounds; Skylar Workman 11 points, 4 steals; Jameson Stewart 8 points; Gavin Dear 2 points, 18 rebounds.

UP NEXT: The Stags (7-9, 4-6 Northwest) host Buckley on Tuesday. The Norsemen (5-9, 2-8 Northwest) host Onekama on Tuesday.

Mesick 42

MC Eastern 35

Mesick: Tyler Hall 17 points, 16 rebounds, 10 steals, 2 blocks; Issac Stroh, 19 points, 5 steals.

UP NEXT: The Bulldogs (6-11, 6-7 West Michigan D) travel to Walkerville on Tuesday.

Ellsworth 72

Boyne Falls 20

Ellsworth: Billy Hopp 20 points; Patrick Puroll 18 points; Eaviacea LaCount 11 points.

Boyne Falls: JT Greenier 9 points.

UP NEXT: The Lancers (6-9, 5-3 Northern Lakes) host Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian on Friday. The Loggers (3-11, 1-9 Northern Lakes) host Alanson on Monday.

Harbor Springs 72

Grayling 54

UP NEXT: The Rams (10-6, 7-4 Lake Michigan) host East Jordan on Tuesday. The Vikings (6-9, 2-7 Lake Michigan) host Elk Rapids on Tuesday.

Brethren 65

BR Crossroads 19

UP NEXT: The Bobcats (11-3, 10-2 West Michigan D) host Marion on Tuesday.

Marion 60

Manistee CC 36

UP NEXT: The Sabres (4-12, 3-10 West Michigan D) travel to Bear Lake on Tuesday.


TC West 41

Cadillac 35

Traverse City West: Grace Bohrer 16 points; Mikayla Thompson 6 points; Madyson Sebela 5 points; Autumn McSawby 5 points.

UP NEXT: The Titans (6-9, 2-3 Big North) host Sault Area on Tuesday. The Vikings (7-5, 2-3 Big North) host McBain on Monday.

Lake Leelanau SM 62

GT Academy 18

Lake Leelanau St. Mary: Leah Fleis 18 points, 8 rebounds; Kyla Barnowski 15 points, 6 rebounds, 4 steals; Delana Kirt 13 points, 12 rebounds, Cathryn Mikowski 9 points, 4 steals.

Grand Traverse Academy: Cassidy Weber 5 points, 2 steals; Megan Pavwoski 4 points, 2 blocks; Paige Bell 4 points, 3 assists.

UP NEXT: The Eagles (11-1) travel to Leland on Tuesday. The Mustangs (7-7) host Walkerville on Monday.

Whitewall 51

Manistee 47

Manistee: Alayna Edmondson 15 points; Jayna Edmondson 12 points, 7 rebounds; Avamae Fett 11 points; Libby McCarthy 4 blocks.

UP NEXT: The Mariners (6-7, 5-3 West Michigan Lakes) travel to Big Rapids on Tuesday.

East Jordan 51

Central Lake 19

UP NEXT: The Red Devils (7-5, 2-4 Lake Michigan) travel to Elk Rapids on Friday. The Trojans (2-11, 2-7 Ski Valley) host Onaway on Tuesday.

Alpena 42

Gaylord 41

UP NEXT: The Blue Devils (6-8, 1-4 Big North) host Traverse City Central on Feb 9.

Gaylord SM 55

Pellston 20

UP NEXT: The Snowbirds (10-4, 9-1 Ski Valley) travel to Bellaire on Tuesday.

Inland Lakes 41

Bellaire 15

UP NEXT: The Bulldogs (8-5, 8-2 Ski Valley) travel to Forest Area on Tuesday. The Eagles 7-7, 4-5 Ski Valley) host Gaylord St Mary on Tuesday.

Mancelona 21

Joburg 18

UP NEXT: Mancelona (8-7, 6-4 Ski Valley) travels to Ellsworth on Tuesday. The Cardinals (9-5, 7-3 Ski Valley) travel to Pellston on Tuesday.


Vikings top Pine River in 131 Showdown

Results: Cadillac def. LeRoy Pine River, 39-36.

Individual wins: Cashton Sours (113); Joseph Schafer (120); Dominic Treiber (126); CJ Hermanson (132); Ethan Burrows (138); Luke Phillips (165); Colten Longstreet (175).

UP NEXT: The Vikings travel to Mount Pleasant for a Quad on Tuesday.