ALPENA — The Alpena Wildcats girls basketball squad hosted their season opener against Sault Ste. Marie, and the defense took over on both sides of the ball. The Blue Devils press kept the Wildcats at pay for most of the game, and Sault Ste. Marie won 47-28.
Anna Young led the Wildcats with 6 points, followed by Mollie Girard and Abbie Funk with five. Ashtyn Bell paved the way for the Blue Devils with 10 points.
The Wildcats take the court again on Thursday, December 6th at 7 p.m. in Gaylord.