The following are matchups, sites and times for Saturday’s Division 1, 2, 3 and 4 district softball tournaments involving area high school teams.
The champion of each tournament advances to next weekend’s regional tournaments in their respective classes.
By Nate Thompson
GRAND HAVEN — Nobody is taking the Grand Haven softball team for granted any more.
A good example of how the Buccaneers go about their business these days came on May 20 in the second game …
Madisyn Brockelbank scored with 7:20 left in regulation to lead the Ludington girls’ soccer team over Whitehall 1-0 on Thursday night in Division 3 district semifinals.
Jacquelyn Lynch was credited with the assist on the Oriole goal while goalkeeper …
2015 GIRLS SOCCER DISTRICTS
Division 1 Grand Haven
Jenison 2, Mona Shores 1
Holland West Ottawa 2, Grand Haven 1
Grandville 11, Grand Rapids Union 0
Division 2 Fruitport
Spring Lake 1, Reeths-Puffer 0
Fruitport 3, Coopersville …
The Muskegon Catholic girls soccer team posted a 4-0 win over Montague in the Division 4 district semifinals on Thursday.
The Crusaders outshot Montague 28-3 and used a balanced scoring effort in the win.
Molly Conroy gave MCC a …
The Western Michigan Christian girls’ soccer team defeated Kent City Algoma Christian 6-0 on Thursday in Division 4 distict semifinals.
Kaylee Collins and Cassie Kingma each scored two goals for the Warriors while Alexys Riksen and Jessica Kinnucan each …
The Spring Lake girls soccer team advanced to the Division 2 district finals on Thursday night by defeating Fruitport 2-1.
All three goals were scored in the second half.
Spring Lake’s Nora Adkins opened the scoring at the 30 …
Brandy Weaver broke a scoreless tie with a goal early in the overtime period, giving the Oakridge girls soccer team an exciting 1-0 victory over Grant Thursday in a Division 3 district semifinal contest.
Weaver actually had a penalty …
By Steve Gunn
MUSKEGON – It seems like it would take a lot more than one workout to prepare a baseball team for a 34-game season.
But it worked out well for the Muskegon Clippers last year, and they’re …
Dan Bylsma will be the next head coach of the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres.
Bylsma, from Grand Haven and a graduate of Western Michigan Christian High School, is returning to the NHL after taking a year off from …
The Grand Haven softball team wrapped up its regular season Wednesday with a with a doubleheader sweep of O-K Red Conference rival West Ottawa, 5-1 and 11-0.
The Bucs’ sweep secures a second-place league finish behind champion Hudsonville.
The Whitehall and Montague baseball teams finished their regular seasons with doubleheader sweeps, and ended up as co-champions of the West Michigan Conference.
The Vikings and Wildcats each finished with 12-2 conference records. Oakridge finished one game behind.
Ravenna pitcher Madi Broton struck out 13 batters and scored the winning run, leading the Ravenna softball team to a 3-2 victory over Oakridge Wednesday in a Division 3 pre-district game.
Broton pitched a four-hit complete game for Ravenna. …
The Mona Shores baseball team defeated a scrappy Grand Rapids Union squad 2-1 Wednesday in a Division 1 pre-district contest.
Noah Dykstra pitched a complete game gem for the Sailors, allowing six hits and striking out eight. He also …
By Dave Hart
Tigers 3, Athletics 2 – The Tigers won their second straight game on Wednesday afternoon in Oakland.
Detroit’s Yoenis Cespedes led the Tigers past his former club by hitting a three-run home run in the fifth …
The Oakridge girls soccer team used a strong second half to defeat Lakeview 3-0 on Tuesday in Division 3 district tournament action.
The game was scoreless at halftime, then Lanessa Meyers, Helena Kaim and Nicole Karel each scored second …
By Dave Hart
Tigers 1, Athletics 0 – The Tigers snapped their three game losing streak, holding onto a one-run lead throughout Tuesday night’s game in Oakland.
Detroit’s Rajai Davis knocked in the only run in the first inning.…
A late first half goal and strong defense helped the Spring Lake girls soccer team down Reeths-Puffer 1-0 Tuesday in Division 2 district soccer action.
Nora Adkins scored the lone goal for the Lakers (15-1-2) with eight minutes left …
Grand Haven couldn’t defend its home turf in the opening round of the Division 1 district tournament on Tuesday, as rival West Ottawa came away with a 2-1 victory over the Bucs.
It was the third time this season …
The Muskegon Catholic girls soccer team earned a spot in the Division 4 district semifinals with a hard fought 3-2 victory over North Muskegon on Tuesday.
The Norse jumped out to an early lead with a goal by Summer …