Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The Colts strike early, never trail in 14-0 win in the first round of the Division 1 regionals on Wednesday night.
TROY - Troy’s offense was too much to handle for the North Harrison (Farmington United) girls lacrosse team on Wednesday in the opening round of the Division 1 regionals. Neither of Harrison’s goalies could handle an onslaught of shots on goal from the Colts, who just kept coming in a 14-0 win that sets up a playoff rematch from last year against Marian in the regional semifinals on May 30. “We played a good, settled offense today, which was the goal. I was happy with that,” Troy coach Allison Atchoo said. “We didn’t run a lot of plays, but we were a cohesive offense." Troy junior Haley Burns started her team off on the right foot with a goal shortly after the opening faceoff. She grabbed the ball and charged up the field, scoring in the …
Monday, March 5, 2012
Farmington’s Immanuel Govantes finishes in fourth place, North Farmington’s Kevin Miller finishes in fifth place and Harrison’s Andrew Fialka finishes in seventh; all three athletes earn All-State status.
AUBURN HILLS - Farmington area wrestlers all found All-State success at The Palace of Auburn Hills in the MHSAA individual wrestling finals over the weekend. Wrestlers who placed in the top eight of each division achieved all-state status. Each area high school sent a wrestler to the podium on Saturday night for a medal. North Farmington senior Kevin Miller finished in fifth place in the 189 pound weight class with win over Walled Lake Central's Charles Sovel on a 6-3 decision. Miller started the tournament off strong with wins over Salem’s Jacob McCabe and Dakota Smith’s Grand Haven. He hit a road block when he locked up with his weight class’ eventual state title winner Kevin Beazley from Detroit Catholic Central. Beazley sent Miller to …
Saturday, March 3, 2012
A look at the action from the third and final day of the state tournament at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
AUBURN HILLS - The final day of the individual wrestling state finals was Saturday at The Palace of Auburn Hills. There were plenty of great moments, and we've captured some of them here. Patch also provided live coverage of the finals all three days, and you can go back and replay the action with us: For replays of the live blog for the three days of coverage: Day 1: Round One Day 2: Consolation, quarterfinals and semifinals Day 3: Consolation finals, State title finals, awards We also have a community gallery contributed by readers; if you have photos to add, please share them here.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Division 1 and Division 2 athletes hit the mat Saturday on the road to state finals.
Wrestlers from all over the state hit the mat Saturday for individual districts. The top four finishers in each weight class stay on the road to the state finals. To make it to The Palace of Auburn Hills next month, the wrestlers have to be one of the top four finishers at regionals Feb. 18. Here’s a wrap-up from this weekend’s action: Hartland High School certainly enjoyed hosting its district Saturday. Out of the 16 teams competing, the Eagles led the district with 10 regional qualifiers and seven district championships. But the host team wasn’t the only school to enjoy some success. Andrew Napieraj, Thomas Girardot and Shon Powell won district championships for Brother Rice. West Bloomfield, Birmingham Seaholm and Troy Athens each …