Mason 1st in golf regional; Okemos water polo wins

Mason 1st in golf regional; Okemos water polo wins

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Mason 1st in golf regional; Okemos water polo wins

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Junior Tristan Brunst fired a 74 to earn co-medalist honors, and junior Jason Brandt and sophomore Kaleb Peterson tied for third with 75s as the Mason team fired a 304 to win a Division 2 regional at Eldorado on Friday by 11 strokes. The Bulldogs will compete in the Division 2 state finals on Friday and Saturday at Michigan State’s Forest Akers West.

DIVISION 3 AT MARSHALL: Senior Tyler Masters and his Olivet team both finished runner-up in the regional at the Medalist to qualify for the state finals on Friday and Saturday at the Meadows at Grand Valley State University. Masters shot a 75 and senior teammate Keagan Carpenter tied for eighth with an 80 for the Eagles, who moved on to state finals for the first team ever by shooting 335 to Grand Rapids South Christian’s 317. Maple Valley junior Rage Sheldon and Portland sophomore Rhet Schrauben each shot 79 to advance to state finals as individuals.

GIRLS TENNIS STATE FINALS

DIVISION 1 AT MIDLAND: Grand Ledge senior and regional runner-up Lauren Sharp reached a No. 1 singles quarterfinal before losing 6-1, 6-3 to the No. 2-seeded player.

DIVISION 2 AT HOLLAND: No. 4-ranked Okemos is in fifth place with 12 points, while East Lansing is in eighth with eight. No. 5 seeded junior Emily Struble and freshman Monica Francsics will each face the No. 1 seed in today’s semifinals at No. 1 and No. 2 singles, respectively. Also reaching the semifinals for the Chiefs were No. 2 seeded junior Catherine Wingrove at No. 3 singles and No. 3 seeded sophomore Kylie Wilkinson at No. 4 singles.

No. 6 seed, 2012 state champion and Mason senior Abby Perkins lost to the No. 3 seed in a quarterfinal at No. 1 singles.

DIVISION 3 AT KALAMAZOO: No. 9-ranked Haslett and No. 6-ranked Williamston are tied for 11th place with eight points each. Vikings’ senior Shea Donahue and Hornets’ sophomore Sara Daavettila have each reached the semifinals at No. 1 singles, along with No. 6 seeded juniors Madison Garner and Taylor Keip of Williamston at No. 4 doubles. No. 5 seed Donahue faces the No. 1 seed, while the No. 2 seed Daaveettila plays the No. 3 seed.

DIVISION 4 AT GRAND BLANC/HOLLY: No. 8-ranked Portland is in fourth place with 16 points, and No. 7-ranked Lansing Catholic is in seventh with 11. No. 3 seeded Lansing Catholic junior Calla Ramont advanced to the semifinals at No. 1 singles along with No. 2 seeded Portland sophmore Sydni Greenhoe at No. 4 singles. No. 2 seeded senior Hayley Bonn and freshman Michelle Dorshimer at No. 3 doubles as well as No. 2 seeded freshmen Brooke Butterfield and Morgan Wittkopp at No. 4 doubles also advanced to the semifinals for the Raiders.

GIRLS WATER POLO

QUARTERFINAL AT SALINE: No. 1-ranked Okemos advanced to a 10:30 a.m. state semifinal today against Hudsonville with a 10-7 win over two-time defending state champion Rockford on Friday.

“It was 5-4 at halftime, and we outscored them 4-0 in the third quarter,” Chiefs coach Matt Latham said. “We had a couple plays we have been working on in practice that worked well. Rockford also has a sophomore (Hannah Raymond) who’s really good, but Katie (Dudley) did a good job shutting her down.”

Sydney Fountain scored four goals, Dudley added two, Emily Wozena made six assists, and Rachel Sternik made 10 saves for Okemos (27-1).

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