St. Philip boys’ track and field
Downey had an impressive showing at the Southern Central Athletic Association Meet, followed by another strong effort at the Division 4 regional at Gobles. The sophomore earned SCAA championships in the 100 dash (11.69), the long jump (19-7) and the 400 relay (47.23). He then won a regional championship in the long jump (20-4.5) and qualified for state in the 400 relay (46.97).
Gull Lake girls’ soccer
Harma’s skills in net helped Gull Lake win the Division 2 state championship in 2013, and the senior goalkeeper now has the Blue Devils rolling and ranked No. 2 in Michigan. Harma made five saves to earn a shutout win over Portage Northern in the second round of the Big 16 Gold Tournament. On the year, the Blue Devils (16-1-1), have only been scored on six times, with three coming in their lone loss to Division 1 fifth-ranked Rochester Adams.
Team of the Week
Lakeview girls’ tennis
The Spartans, ranked No. 7 in Division 2, captured their first regional championship since 2008. Winning flights for Lakeview were No. 1 doubles tandem of Alisha Horan and Maddy Drikakis; the No. 3 doubles team of Maddie Schimpf and Ami Kato; and the No. 4 doubles team of Ellie Denison and Michelle Zhang.