The Michigan High School Athletic Association State Tournament for boys’ soccer officially kicks off today, and one city team will be in action.
The Calhoun Christian/St. Philip co-op squad will visit Quincy in a Division 4 district opener, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Bellevue will also travel to face district host Kalamazoo Christian, while No. 8-ranked Kalamazoo Hackett will visit Maple Valley in games that kick off at 5 p.m.
Also today, Delton Kellogg will look to make a run in Division 3, starting with a matchup at host Comstock beginning at 6 p.m.
Most local teams will begin postseason play on Tuesday, including Lakeview as the Spartans visit district host Portage Northern in Division 1.
In the Division 2 district hosted by Marshall on Tuesday, 10th-ranked Coldwater will host Charlotte, Battle Creek Central will host Eaton Rapids and Harper Creek will host Pennfield. The host Redhawks received a bye and will take on the winner of Harper Creek/Pennfield in Thursday’s district finals.
For a complete tournament schedule, visit mhsaa.com.
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MHSAA BOYS’ SOCCER DISTRICTS
Division 1 at Portage Northern
Tuesday: Lakeview at Portage Northern, 6 p.m.
Division 2 at Plainwell
Tuesday: Gull Lake at Hastings, noon
Division 2 at Marshall
Tuesday: Charlotte at Coldwater, 6 p.m.; Eaton Rapids at Battle Creek Central, 6 p.m.; Pennfield at Harper Creek, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Marshall vs. Harper Creek/Pennfield winner, 7 p.m.
Division 3 at Comstock
Monday: Delton Kellogg at Comstock, 6 p.m.
Division 4 at Kalamazoo Christian
Monday: Calhoun Christian/St. Philip (co-op) at Quincy, 4:30 p.m.; Bellevue at Kalamazoo Christian, 5 p.m.; Kalamazoo Hackett at Maple Valley, 5 p.m.