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Skippers get back on the winning trail

Both teams win against Alpena Community College
Jason Watts II
Sports Editor

The Skippers men’s team picked up a much needed win against Alpena Community College after having suffered 3 straight losses. The score margin wasn’t that big because it was a very good game, the final score came out to 90-82 with the Skippers being the victors.
Leading the way for the Skippers was sophomore Chris Parker, he had a total of 18 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists. Following him was Tarayle Cates and Xavian Edwards each with 13 points. Jay Springs put up 11 points, followed by Antonio Dupree with 10. These great performances by the Skippers lead them to the much needed win over the Lumberjacks.
The valiant efforts of the Skippers didn’t just stop at points being scored, as we all know a large part of winning a game is defense. Defense wins games. The Skippers were lead in rebounds by Jason Watts II with 8 rebounds followed by Jay Springs with 7. The Skippers have had a strong defense the past couple of games which has helped lead them to their wins.
The Lady Skippers followed in the boys’ footsteps and took home a win. The win against Alpena was much needed for the Lady Skips because they have also had a rough patch. The Lady Skippers had the way paved for them by Tamira McCoy-Motton with 13 points, she also helped on defense with 11 rebounds. She had an outstanding game, and helped get the “W.” She was followed by Briann Alspaugh with 12 points and 8 rebounds.
The Lady Skippers needed a good game to get back on the swing of winning. Both Skippers teams needed a good win and they both got that. The teams both played great and it was even better because they got the win at home.