The Lakeview boys’ golf team captured its seventh consecutive Southwest Michigan Athletic Conference title on Monday at Bedford Valley, holding off Portage Central by 10 strokes.
The Division 1 seventh-ranked Spartans held a 14-stroke lead over Portage Central going into the second day of the tournament. The Mustangs trimmed the deficit with a team score 319, but Lakeview held on with a 315 to go with its 301 at Gull Lake View West on April 27. Gull Lake finished third with a 657 (333, 324).
Lakeview’s Andrew Walker fired a one-over par 73, combined with his 69 at Gull Lake View West to make him the overall conference champion. Also scoring for Lakeview were A.J. Moore (seventh, 77), James Staab (tied for ninth, 84) and Matt Alderink (tied for fifth, 85).
Gull Lake’s scorers were Jack VanderMolen (81), Brad Wheeler (eighth, 82), Cam Lemon (84) and Nick Knapper (86).
Lakeview 15, (at) Vicksburg 13 (Fri.): Lakeview won the pre-regional matchup to advance to Tuesday’s regional first round, where the Spartans will travel to take on host Okemos.
MORE BOYS’ GOLF
I-8 Tri-Meet: Coldwater won the meet at Island Hills Golf Course with a team score of 162, followed by Sturgis with 175 and Harper Creek with a 176. Coldwater’s scorers were Keagan Dwyer (39), Nick Galliers (40), Nathan Waterbury (41) and Cam Ruge (42). Harper Creek was led by Alex Johnson (41), Zach Wilson (42), Tanner Brauer (45) and Nick Robinson (48).
GLAC Championship: Maple Valley won the event at Eldorado in Mason with a team score of 344. Olivet placed third with 365, led by Shawn Garcia (86), Daniel Higgins (89), Levi Burgett (93) and Jake Andrews (97).
KVA Championship: Kalamazoo Christian won the seven-team event at Gull Lake View West with a score of 327. Delton Kellogg placed fourth with 376. Scoring for the Panthers were Dreke Lutterbeck (79), Kevin Beaudry (92), Landon Grizzle (99) and Austin Tobias (106).
East Lansing Invite (Sat.): Division 1 seventh-ranked Lakeview placed sixth in the 36-hole event at Akers East and Akers West with a score of 618. Leading the Spartans were Andrew Walker (72 West, 71 East), Matt Alderink (76 West, 78 East), Jared Fisk (81 West), James Staab (85 West), A.J. Moore (75 East) and Bailey Niedzielski (80 East).
GIRLS’ TRACK & FIELD
Division 2 Regional at Mason (Fri.): Mason won the 15-team regional with 113 points, followed by Middleville Thornapple-Kellogg with 95 points and Harper Creek with 91 points. Gull Lake was ninth with 38 points, Marshall was 12th with 20, Pennfield was 13th with 18 and Coldwater was 15th with four.
All individual state qualifiers from the meet listed below are based on top-two finishes or qualifying standards that were met. For a complete list of local state qualifiers, see Thursday’s Enquirer.
Harper Creek’s state qualifiers were the 1,600 relay team of Lexus Kerr, Kenzie Callahan, Chaeley Andrews and Catie Scott (first-place/school-record time of 4:04.44); the 3,200 relay team of Scott, Callahan, Hannah Berning and Andrews (second, 9:51.34); Kerr in the 400 (second, 1:01.00); Andrews in the 800 (first, 2:22.63) and the high jump (first, 5-6); and Chelsea Smith in the shot put (fifth, 36-1) and the discus (eighth, 108-7).
Gull Lake’s Lily Fell qualified in the 3,200 (second, 11:38.89).
Marshall’s Cortazia Wilson qualified in the long jump (first, 16-9.5).
Pennfield’s Arabia Bacon qualified in the 100 hurdles (second, 16.11) and the 300 hurdles (first, 47.04).
BOYS’ TRACK & FIELD
Division 2 Regional at Mason (Fri.): Mason won the 15-team regional with 116 points, followed by Coldwater with 85.5. Harper Creek was fourth with 67, Marshall was eighth with 40, Gull Lake was 10th with 28.5 and Pennfield was 14th with 10.
Coldwater’s state qualifiers are Logan Targgart in the discus (first, 180-1) and the shot put (second, 57-0); Matt AcMoody in the 1,600 (first, 4:34.12); Shuaib Aljabaly in the 3,200 (fifth, 9:54.21); Spencer Leist in the 3,200 (seventh, 9:55.02); the 3,200 relay team (second, 8:07.93); Jayden Coney in the long jump (second, 21-0.75); Zach DeMeester in the shot put (third, 50-10.5); and Connor Covert in the discus (third, 165-7) and the shot put (fourth, 48-10.50).
Harper Creek’s state qualifiers are Mitch Brock in the 100 (second, 11.40); Khylen Watkins in the 400 (first, 50.56); James Cadena in the 400 (second, 51.38); the 400 relay team of Cadena, Jackson Malone, Cole Schneider and Watkins (second, 3:30.02); and Tyler Shaw in the pole vault (second, 13-10);
Marshall’s state qualifiers are Bryce Blanchard in the 300 hurdles (second, 39.55) and the 200 (second, 22.92); the 3,200 relay team of Blanchard, Jaylin Alexander, Forrest Jackson and Chris Thomas (second, 1:32.20); and Thomas in the long jump (third, 20-10.75).
Gull Lake’s state qualifiers were Joey Dawson in the 3,200 (first, 9:42.67); and Reid Williams in the 300 hurdles (third, 40.64).
Pennfield’s DeWan Smith qualified in the long jump (fourth, 20-9.25).
Division 3 at Paw Paw/Mattawan (Fri.): Sturgis ran away with the title at the 10-team regional with 19 points, while Stevensville Lakeshore and Edwardsburg tied for second with 19 points apiece. Harper Creek and Marsall tied for fourth place with 11th points apiece, while Coldwater finished seventh with five points. No local individuals qualified for the state meet.
Marshall 3, Pennfield 0: Sara Townsend, Anyah Preston and Gabby Hoffman each scored for Marshall in the Interstate Eight Conference victory. Macy O’Dell and Jill Konkle combined for the shutout in goal for the Redhawks (11-2-2), while Abbie Ufkus had two assists and Shannon Hicks and Taylor Horn an an assist apiece.
Leslie 8, Olivet 0: Sadie Prieskorn had two saves in goal for Olivet (2-12, 2-8 GLAC).
Jonesville 2, Quincy 1 (Fri.): Gaby Masson scored a game-tying goal on an assist from Cailyn Hines early in the second half for Quincy (7-7-2, 5-3-1 ISL), but the Jonesville managed one more goal midway through the half to take the lead and win the game.
Perry 5, Olivet 3 (Fri.): Loren Westlake scored two goals for Olivet, while Kylie Falk scored one. Westlake added an assist to her stat line, and Ashley Harmison also had an assist. In goal for the Eagles, Emily McAdam had 17 saves.
Harper Creek 9, (at) Lumen Christi 3: Zach Smith picked up the victory for Harper Creek, allowing six hits with four strikeouts. At the plate for the Beavers, Jeremiah Davis led the way with three hits including a double and two runs scored; Zach Smith had two hits including a double and an RBI; AJ Mitchell had two RBIs and Dawson Bartlett had two hits.
(At) St. Philip 16-16, Litchfield 1-0: In Game 1 for St. Philip, Zach Nelson earned the victory over four innings with nine strikeouts. Offensively for the Tigers, Zach Spiegla was 2-for-4 with a triple; Brendan Gausselin was 3-for-4 with a triple and Ben Swagler was 2-for-3 with three RBIs. In Game 2 for St. Philip, Gausselin earned the win with seven strikeouts. Spiegla and Gausselin had two hits apiece.
Climax-Scotts 4-0, Frankfort 3-7 (Sat.): In Game 1 of the series with Division 4 10th-ranked Frankfort at Davenport University, Ethan Vosburg got the win for Climax-Scotts over six innings, allowing three runs on three hits with seven strikeouts. At the plate for C-S (17-5), Vosburg helped his cause with a double and a triple; Cody Campbell had two hits; and TJ Gibson had a single with two RBIs.
Climax-Scotts 15-15, (at) Burr Oak 0-1: Cody Campbell and Chase Audette combined to throw a perfect game over three innings with a combined four strikeouts in the Game 1 victory for Climax-Scotts. Offensively, Campbell had three hits with a double, a homer and three RBIs; Ethan Vosburg had three hits including two doubles, a homer and five RBIs. In Game 2, Evan Koutny got the win for C-S over two innings, allowing one run on one hit with two strikeouts; JR Richardson allowed one hit with two strikeouts over two innings; Adam Auddett threw one inning and had three strikeouts. Offensively, Ethan Vosburg had two hits including a double, a homer and an RBI; Campbell had three hits with a double and three RBIs and Koutney had two hits and a RBI.
(At) St. Philip 18-29, Litchfield 8-3: In Game 1 for St. Philip, Abby Mullis got the win over six innings with four strikeouts. Offensively, Abby McClure had three hits including two doubles and seven RBIs; Amanda Yacovoni doubled; and Abby Parks had two hits with four RBIs. In Game 2 for the Tigers (4-12, 2-12 SCAA), Mullis got the win over two innings with one strikeout. Kara Twiest had one strikeout in one inning of relief. McClure led the offensive effort going 5-for-5 with a triple; Adrian Hibbard had three hits with a double; Kellyn McKnight and Julianna Unger each had two hits with a double apiece.
Climax-Scotts 10-14, (at) Burr Oak 2-3: In Game 1, Taylor Macomber earned the win for Climax-Scotts with five strikeouts. In Game 2, Allison Kienast earned the victory with three strikeouts. On the day for the Panthers (16-3, 14-2 SCAA), Mackenzie Hennessy had five hits with four RBIs; Sydney Macomber had five hits and five RBIs; Cassie Murphy had four hits with three RBIs; and Gracie Duchene had three hits with five RBIs.
Baseball: Harper Creek at Otsego, St. Joseph at Lakeview, Maple Valley at Pennfield, Portage Northern at B.C. Central, Gull Lake at Niles, Olivet at Stockbridge, Athens at Mendon, Homer at Union City, Quincy at Concord, Bronson at BCS Crossover
Softball: Harper Creek at Otsego, St. Joseph at Lakeview, Maple Valley at Pennfield, Portage Northern at B.C. Central, Gull Lake at Niles, Olivet at Stockbridge, Athens at Mendon, Martin at Delton-Kellogg, Homer at Union City, Quincy at Concord
Girls’ Soccer: Bath at Calhoun Christian
Boys’ Golf: Homer, Quincy at Big Eight Tournament
Track: Coldwater, Pennfield, Harper Creek at I-8 Meet; St. Philip, Bellevue, Climax-Scotts, Colon, Tekonsha at SCAA Meet; Delton-Kellogg, Galesburg-Augusta at KVA Meet