Alpena falls in girls 1A semifinal

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

The Alpena Lady Leopards came up one game short of the Class 1A state championship game, losing 69-40 to Rural Special on Saturday in the state tournament semifinals at Izard County Consolidated High School in Brockwell.

Rural Special (30-11) scored the final 11 points of the third quarter to open up a 22-point lead.

Sophomore Alex Hill scored 18 points for Alpena (32-5), which won its district and regional tournaments.

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