MUSKEGON–A busy week is on tap for the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association.

Area athletes will be vying for city titles in five sports, beginning Wednesday with the GMAA Golf Meet.

Action continues on Friday with the track meet, followed on Saturday by tennis, baseball and softball.

GMAA golf
Action in the golf meet begins at 9 a.m. at Lincoln Golf Club. The Mona Shores Sailors bring a 3-year winning streak into this week’s meet.

GMAA track
Mona Shores High School is hosting this year’s event, which begins at 1 p.m. Friday with the boys pole vault and long jump. At 2 p.m., the girls’ high jump and shot put, along with the boys’ discus will begin.

At 3:30 p.m., the boys and girls 3,200-meter relay will be run, followed by semifinals in both the boys and girls 100-meter dash, 100/110-meter hurdles and the 200-meter dash.

Service award presentations and the introduction of the teams will commence at 5:45, followed by the National Anthem, which signals the start of all final events.

The defending champions from 2022 include the Whitehall boys and the Montague girls.

All tickets are priced at $5 with tickets going on sale at 12:30 p.m. One admission allows for entrance to all afternoon and evening events.

GMAA girls tennis
On Saturday, area girls’ tennis teams will vie for a city crown beginning at 8:20 a.m. at Mona Shores High School, Mona Shores Middle School and Roosevelt Park.

At the high school, No. 1 and 2 singles will be played along with No. 1 and No. 2 doubles. The middle school will host No. 3 and 4 singles and No. 3 doubles. Roosevelt Park will host No. 4 doubles.

Participating schools include Fruitport, Reeths-Puffer, Whitehall, Muskegon Catholic, Mona Shores, North Muskegon and Western Michigan Christian.

The 2022 defending GMAA champion is North Muskegon, which brings a 3-year winning streak into Saturday’s meet.

North Muskegon is the defending champion in the GMAA tennis meet. (Photo/Leo Valdez)

GMAA baseball
The baseball tournament will begin with two “play-in” games on Friday and continue on Saturday at various sites in the area.

Teams include (listed in order of seed): Mona Shores, North Muskegon, Reeths-Puffer, Fruitport, Oakridge, Montague, Whitehall, Muskegon Catholic, Western Michigan Christian, Ravenna, Orchard View, Holton and Muskegon.

Friday’s play-in games feature Ravenna at Whitehall and Western Michigan Christian at Muskegon Catholic. Those games begin at 4:15 p.m.

Play continues on Saturday morning at various sites.
Holton and Muskegon play a three-team event at Orchard View beginning at 10 a.m.

Other 10 a.m. games include:
WM Christian-Muskegon Catholic winner from Friday at Mona Shores, 10 a.m.
Ravenna-Whitehall winner from Friday at North Muskegon, 10 a.m.
Montague at Reeths-Puffer, 10 a.m.
Oakridge at Fruitport, 10 a.m.

The first semifinal is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Marsh Field, followed by the other semifinal at 3 p.m.

The championship game will be played at 5 p.m., also at Marsh Field.

Mona Shores is the defending champions in Tier 1 and Whitehall is the defending champions in Tier 2.

The Whitehall Viking’s will attempt to defend their 2022 Tier 2 GMAA championship this weekend.

GMAA softball
The girls’ softball tournament is broken down into Tier 1 and Tier 2 teams.

Tier 1 includes (listed in order of seed): Ravenna, Reeths-Puffer, Oakridge, Mona Shores, Holton and Fruitport.

Tier 2 includes (listed in order of seed): Whitehall, North Muskegon, Montague, Orchard View and Muskegon.

Tier 1 will be played at Reeths-Puffer High School.

Pool 1
Mona Shores vs. Holton, 9 a.m.
Ravenna vs. Holton, 11 a.m.
Ravenna vs. Mona Shores, 1 p.m.

Pool 2
Oakridge vs. Fruitport, 9 a.m.
Reeths-Puffer vs. Fruitport, 11 a.m.
Reeths-Puffer vs. Oakridge, 1 p.m.

Tier 2 will be hosted by Orchard View with two sites: OV and Muskegon Community College.

Muskegon vs. Orchard View, 9:30 a.m. at OV
Muskegon/OV winner vs. Whitehall, 11 a.m. at OV
North Muskegon vs. Montague, 11 a.m. at Muskegon Community College
Championship game, 1 p.m. at Muskegon Community College
Consolation game, 1 p.m. at OV

The defending softball champions include the Ravenna Bulldogs in Tier 1 and Fruitport in Tier 2.

The Fruitport Trojans will look to protect their 2022 GMAA Tier 2 softball championship (Photo/Leo Valdez)

The Ravenna girls’ softball team will look to win back-to-back Tier 1 GMAA titles (Photo/Leo Valdez)