Orchard Lake, Walled Lake, West Bloomfield
Hockey, girls basketball postseasons in full swing
February 27, 2014
On Feb. 24, the state playoffs in hockey and girls basketball officially launched.
In local hockey action, Orchard Lake St. Mary’s picked up a pair of victories, beating Birmingham Brother Rice 4-3 in a Feb. 26 regional semifinal two days after beating Waterford Mott 8-0 in the opener.
The Eaglets faced Novi Detroit Catholic Central in a Division 1 regional final March 1, after press time.
The quarterfinal game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Yost Ice Arena in Ann Arbor, while the D-1 semifinals are at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. March 1 at Compuware Arena in Plymouth.
The D-1 final is set for 6 p.m. March 8 at Compuware.
In other D-1 action, West Bloomfield High faced Rochester Hills Stoney Creek in a regional semifinal after press time.
Walled Lake Western fell to Novi High 8-0 in a D-2 regional semifinal Feb. 26.
The Warriors beat Walled Lake Central 7-4 in the playoff opener.
Walled Lake Northern fell to Hartland High 5-2 in its opener.
On the hardwood
In Class A basketball action, West Bloomfield reached the final of the Hartland High district by beating Walled Lake Northern 39-20 in a Feb. 26 semifinal.
The Lakers faced White Lake Lakeland in the final, after press time.
In the same district, Walled Lake Central fell to Lakeland 50-38 in the semifinal after beating Western 47-22 in an opener.
November 16, 2015
Beverly Hills Detroit Country Day
Thanks to two early scores, some lock-down defense, and a touchdown with just 5:25 remaining in regulation, the Beverly Hills Detroit Country Day football team picked up a 20-13 victory against Milan High in a Division 4 regional final on Nov. 14 and earned this week’s Team of the Week honor. Country Day, which had outscored its opponents 78-7 in the district round, advanced to the state semifinals for the second year in a row. The Yellowjackets (11-1) face Flint Powers Catholic (10-2) at 1 p.m. Nov. 21 at West Bloomfield High.