Traverse City Central Beats Alpena by 14, Shares Big North Championship
TRAVERSE CITY – The Traverse City Central boys basketball team secured a share of a second consecutive Big North Conference championship with a 63-49 win over Alpena on Thursday.
The Trojans (17-3, 8-2) brought a 20-16 lead to the second quarter and extended their lead to 29-22 at the half.
Peyton Smith led Central with 16 points while Carson Briggs chipped in with 12.
Thursday’s game also served as a postseason tune-up, as the two sides will meet again Monday in a Division 1 district opener. Tipoff from Central is set for 6 p.m.