The addition of seeding at the regional level in ice hockey, and adjustments to provide byes for top-seeded teams in basketball and soccer, were among the most notable actions taken by the Representative Council of the Michigan High School Athletic Association during its annual Spring Meetin…
It was a decorated year for Shelby soccer as five players earned all-West Michigan Conference recognition, and two of them received an all-state nod. Hart added an additional all-WMC player.
MANISTEE — Shelby put forth a terrific effort last Wednesday in the district championship game against Ludington, but the Orioles scored the game’s only goal with only 8:26 to go and held on for a 1-0 victory.
MANISTEE — Shelby scored the first goal of the game four minutes in, and never trailed in defeating Manistee, 3-1, in a district semifinal game at Chippewa Field Monday night. That sent Shelby on to the finals Wednesday, also at Manistee, against Ludington.
HART — Hart and Shelby often save their most spirited games for one another, but Thursday evening wasn’t what either school had in mind.
MONTAGUE — Pentwater’s soccer team’s focus for a while now has been improving for the coming district tournament. Although the Falcons lost their ninth straight game Monday, a 10-2 defeat at Montague, coach Dan Lubin said his team got what it came for in the game.
SHELBY — Shelby has been battling the injury bug of late, and it played a big factor in the Tigers’ 3-0 loss to Whitehall last Wednesday in West Michigan Conference action.
PENTWATER — Tuesday’s county battle between Pentwater and Walkerville was scoreless nearly the entire first half, but Walkerville dominated the final 35 minutes, earning a 6-1 win over Pentwater.
MONTAGUE — Hart played a solid first half Monday against Montague, keeping most of the action in the midfield and preventing good scoring chances. However, the second half was a much different story, as the Pirates permitted Montague to control play and pick up a 4-2 West Michigan Conference win.
SHELBY — Shelby wasted no time taking command of Monday’s West Michigan Conference battle against Montague, scoring two quick goals and downing the Wildcats by mercy rule, 8-0.