Wednesday's roundup: Cranbrook-Kingswood wins in hockey
Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingswood used three power-play goals in the second period to top visiting Orchard Lake St. Mary's, 4-2, Wednesday night at Wallace Ice Arena in a Michigan Interscholastic Hockey League North Division game.
Trailing 1-0 at the end of the first period, Cranbrook capitalized on a five-minute power play early in the second to take control.
Mason Schultz started the flurry by providing the equalizer less than two minutes into the period. Jack Blumberg scored roughly a minute later to put Cranbrook on top, and Sean Talamonti tacked on another goal three minutes later for a 3-1 lead with 10:56 remaining in the period.
Vince Marino cut Cranbrook's lead to 3-2 with a power-play goal late in the second, but St. Mary's mustered just six shots in the final period. Cranbrook held a 53-40 advantage in shots, including a 40-33 edge in the second.
Austin Alger finished with two points, including an empty-net goal with five seconds left, and goalie Spencer Applebaum stopped 38 shots for Cranbrook (9-1, 4-0), which has now won five straight games.
Alex Frye gave St. Mary's (3-4, 2-4) the early lead with a goal off a Marino assist at the 8:22 mark. Isaac Garmo finished with 49 saves.
Ferndale University Prep 49, Eastpoint East Detroit 43: John Moore had 32 points and Justin Penn had 12 for Ferndale University (3-2). William Goodwin scored 11 for East Detroit (0-2).
Oak Park 67, Detroit PEC 34: Kelvon Fuller had 14 points, 11 rebounds and 10 blocks to lead Oak Park (1-0). Robert Zanders scored 11 and Justin Knight added 10 points and six steals. C. Wells scored 11 for PEC.
St. Clair Shores South Lake 55, St. Clair Shores Lake Shore 41: Parasean Cunegin had 12 points and Darrell Heard had 11 for South Lake (2-1, 1-0 MAC Silver). David Shipp scored 12 for Lake Shore (1-2, 0-1).
Southfield 72, Birmingham Groves 23: Kristi Lynn Defoe scored 17 and Stormeigh Mattison 14 for Southfield (3-1). Jenna Weed had eight points for Groves (2-3).
St. Clair Shores Lake Shore 61, St. Clair Shores South Lake 43: Jenna Pomaville scored 16 for Lake Shore (1-3). NaKyra Jordan had 17 points and Khadajah Williams had 14 for South Lake (2-2).
James Hawkins is a freelance writer; News staff contributed