Briefs

Emeralds cancel

game at Negaunee

MANISTIQUE — Because the Manistique Emeralds do not have enough healthy varsity players, they will forfeit Friday’s football game at Negaunee. It is the second forfeit in the past three weeks for the Emeralds, who finished last week’s 41-0 loss to West Iron County with just 10 healthy players.

U.P. grid teams

ranked in state

SCANABA — Six Upper Peninsula football teams have received top 10 recognition in the first Associated Press state football poll of the season.

Pickford and Stephenson are ranked one-two in the eight-player division, with Rapid River and Engadine getting honorable mention.

In Division 6, Calumet is tied for ninth and in D-8, in D-7 Ishpeming is sixth and West Iron County is ninth. St. Ignace is tied for 10th in D-8.

Escanaba received honorable mention in D-4.

For the record

ESCANABA — Lucius Padaoan, No. 64, of Escanaba helped provide coverage on the late sack by Joe Jacobson of Detroit Loyola quarterback Marcus Lee in the photo in Monday’s Daily Press. It was indicated Robert Charles, No. 54, assisted.

Cross country meet

Superior Central Invitational

Boys

Ewen-Trout Creek 35, Superior Central 51, Hancock 57, Mid Peninsula 62, Munising 66.

Top five — 1, N.K. Thomas, E-TC, 18:40; 2, Tom Cousineau, E-TC, 19:37; 3, Gentry Brand, E-TC, 19:41; 4, Larson Nebel, Munising, 19:48; 5, Isaac Tchida, Hancock, 20:40.

Girls

Hancock 35, Mid Peninsula 48, Munising 78, Superior Central 85, Ewen-Trout Creek 101.

Top five — 1, Madeleine Peramaki, Munising, 21:35; 2, Daisy Englund, Mid Pen, 21:51; 3, Landry Koski, Mid Pen, 21:52; 4, Danika Walters, Superior Central, 21:53; 5, Kalli Chynoweth, Hancock, 21:58.

Prep schedule

Today’s games

Soccer

Hannahville at Big Bay, 4

Girls’ tennis

Marquette at Escanaba, 4

Iron Mountain at Gladstone, 4:30

Cross country

Kingsford Invitational, 4:30

Volleyball

Hannahville at Big Bay 6

Gwinn at Manistique, 7

Gladstone at Ishpeming, 7

Carney-Nadeau at Bark River-Harris, 7:15

Superior Central at North Central, 7:15

Norway at Rapid River, 7:30

Escanaba at Negaunee, 7:30

Wednesday’s games

Cross country

Manistique Invitational, 4

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