Mattson hits from long range in Munising’s win

MUNISING — Senior Anthony Mattson pumped in four 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 21 points in Munising’s 60-48 boys basketball victory against North Central on Tuesday night.

The Mustangs completed an 11-1 slate in the Skyline Central Conference and are 13-3 overall, while the Jets fell to 11-6 in the league and 12-6 overall.

Munising broke open a tight game in the third quarter, turning a 29-28 halftime advantage into a 47-37 lead heading into the final period.

Ironically, the third quarter was the only quarter that Mattson didn’t score in, though the similarly named senior Jesse Matson stepped up and hit a pair of triples in the period as part of his 11-point night.

Junior teammate Austin Killips finished with 12 points, too.

Noah Gorzinski paced NC with 15 points, including a trio of 3-pointers.

North Dickinson 60, Republic-Michigamme 47

At Felch, the Nordics broke open a close game in the third quarter, turning a narrow 25-21 halftime lead into a more comfortable 49-32 advantage after three quarters.

The Hawks’ Eli Luokkala led all scorers with 23 points, 11 coming in the second quarter after R-M had fallen behind 13-6 after one period.

Teammate Logan Hanninen added 14.

ND was led by Joseph Roell with 17 points and Matthew Bruette with 13.

The Hawks won the JV game 58-43.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Editor Steve Brownlee. His email address is