Onekama J.V. Boys Basketball
Coached by Luke Balmer; Assistant Coach Roger Smith

Date School Result    
Dec. 14
at Walkerville The Onekama junior varsity started the season with a 71-27 road victory over Walkerville on Monday.  Tanner Kott had 8 rebounds to lead Onekama, followed by Joe Eno with 5.  The Portager's suffocating defense was led by Bryce Reckow who recorded 5 steals.  Reckow also led the team in scoring with 14 points.  Kott added 10, followed by Eno with 9 points.  Quinn Matthews, Curtis McKenney and Kyle Acker scored 8 points apiece.  Derek Hobart chipped in with 7 points, John Curtin had 3, while Jake Florian and Cody Graf scored 2 points each. ~Coach Balmer
Dec. 17
at Big Rapids Cross Roads The Portager junior varsity hung on to win, 46-42, despite a late rally from Big Rapids Academy in the fourth period.  Tanner Kott was a monster in the frontcourt, recording 13 rebounds to go along with a game-high 18 points.  Kyle Acker also came up big with 14 points.  The Portagers travel to Mason County Eastern on Monday. ~Coach Balmer
Dec. 21
at Mason Co. Eastern The Portager junior varsity was upset by a feisty Mason County Eastern squad by a score of 36-46.  Tanner Kott and Kyle Acker led Onekama with 15 and 11 rebounds, respectively.  OHS returns to action on January 7th when the Portagers host Manistee Catholic in the home opener. ~Coach Balmer
Freshman Game at Manistee The Portager freshmen were defeated by Manistee by a score of 19-49.  Bryce Reckow scored 6 points to lead OHS, followed by Jake Florian with 4 and Quinn Matthews with 3.  Austin Greiner, John Curtin and Joe Eno each scored 2 points. ~Coach Balmer
Jan.7 Home
Manistee Catholic The Portager junior varsity team lost to MCC 52-40.  Bryce Reckow paced the Portagers with 13 points
and Quinn Matthews scored 10.  Coach's Report and Photos
1/11/10 4:00 vs. TC West Freshmen Game before JV game Coach's Report and Photos
Jan.11 Home
Pentwater Home Determined Portagers defeat Pentwater. Coach's report and Photos
Jan.18 Home
Frankfort The Portagers junior varsity team dropped a tight contest to Frankfort, 53-49. Onekama’s Quinn Matthews scored 15 points while Cody Graf had 14 and Kyle Acker added 11. Photos & Report
Thurs. Jan. 21 at Baldwin The Portager junior varsity made quick work of Baldwin, winning by a score of 58-26.  Quinn Matthews dominated the contest, scoring 19 points to go along with 7 steals.  Kyle Acker grabbed 9 rebounds and Richard Munoz had 7.  Onekama converted on 4 of 9 three pointers.  ~Coach Balmer
Monday 1-25 at Brethren The J.V. Portagers were defeated by Brethren on Monday evening, 44-57.  Quinn Matthews scored a game-high 22 points to go along with 7 steals.  Kyle Acker scored 13 points. ~Coach Balmer
January 27 at T.C .
St. Francis
Freshmen The Portagers couldn't overcome Traverse City St. Francis' hot shooting, losing by a score of 36-45.  John Curtin led Onekama with 8 points, Derek Hobart scored 7, Quinn Matthews 7, Brandon Bohannen 5, and Nick Osborn 4.  Alex Welch, Curtis McKenney and Joe Eno each scored 2 points. ~Coach Balmer
Thurs. Jan. 28 at Bear Lake The Portagers were defeated by a score of 49-84.  Tyler Fogarty was the best player on the floor, grabbing 17 rebounds and scoring 18 points.  Onekama hosts Walkerville on Monday. ~Coach Balmer
Monday Feb.1 Walkerville The Portagers defeated Walkerville at home by a score of 66-25. Coach's Report and Photos
Feb. 4 Home BR.Crossroads The Onekama junior varsity team topped the Cougars, 57-33. Photos & Report
Feb.8 Home
MCE The Onekama junior varsity team beat the Cardinals 64-43. The Portagers’ Tanner Kott snatched down 25 rebounds while Tyler Fogarty scored 24 points. Coach's Report and Photos
at Manistee Catholic The Portagers came up short against Manistee Catholic by a score of 41-45.  Bryce Reckow led Onekama with 10 points.  Tanner Kott had 9 rebounds. ~Coach Balmer
Feb.16 Home
Mesick The Portager junior varsity played their finest game of the season, defeating former Northwest Conference rival Mesick by a score of 68-51.    Photos and Coach's report
Feb. 19 at Pentwater The Onekama junior varsity team beat Pentwater 78-36. Derek Hobart led the Portagers with 15 points.
Feb. 2
at Marion The Portager JV's lost a hard fought battle to Marion by a score of 41-45.  Bryce Reckow scored 11 points.  Tanner Kott and Tyler Fogerty each scored 10. ~Coach Balmer
Feb. 25 Home
Baldwin The Onekama junior varsity team topped Baldwin, 61-48. Quinn Matthews led the way with 19 points for the Portagers.  Photos and Report   /  Parents' Night Photos
Tuesday 3-2 Brethren Onekama's JV defeated Brethren 52-36 at home. Quinn had 15 points, Tanner had 12. Report and Photos
Thursday March 4th Bear Lake
at Home
Onekama lost to Bear Lake, 72-70. Tyler Fogarty led the Portagers with 20 points, Tanner Kott had 19 and Derek Hobart 12. Photos & Report
March 8-12
District Play
at MCC Sabers defeat Portagers: News Advocate Report  MCC  will play Brethren on the 10th.
Bear Lake and Frankfort will also play on the 10th.  The winners on the 10th will play Friday, March 12th

Team Photo by Lynn O'Connor

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