ALPENA, MI- The Alpena girls basketball team battled, but fell to a tough Sault. Ste Marie squad by a final of 57-48.
The young Wildcats battled hard, cutting a 15 point first half deficit, down to as little as five in the second half.
Reese Wisniewski scored 18 for Alpena, Avery Dubey chipped in 13 of her own.
The Blue Devils were led by a talented post duo of Lauren Innerebner and Claire Erickson. Innerebner tallied 18 points, Erickson scored 15.
The Wildcats now prepare for a Big North Conference showdown. They take on Traverse City West on Friday.