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Trojans News · Top Stories This Week in the MHSAA


The following is a compilation of top stories from this week surrounding high school sports in Michigan gathered by our friends at MHSAA Second Half (source)

 

Volleyball:

1. A weather delay pushed this Regional Final to Friday, and No. 7 Rudyard rose to a challenge coming back from dropping the first set to down Pellston in four in Class D – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

2.  Also pushed to Friday, honorable mention Munising came back after losing the first two sets to defeat Carney-Nadeau in five in Class D – Escanaba Daily Press A weather delay pushed this Regional Final to Friday, and No. 7 Rudyard rose to a challenge coming back from dropping the first set to down Pellston in four in Class D – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

3.  Novi’s Erin O’Leary was named this season’s Miss Volleyball Award winner on the eve of her team’s Class A Quarterfinal against honorable mention Temperance Bedford; Novi is the reigning champ and ranked No. 2 – Observer & Eccentric

4. Class C top-ranked Bronson is plenty familiar with tonight’s Quarterfinal opponent, No. 2 Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central – Sturgis Journal

5. Class B No. 4 Niles is hoping to add to its first District and Regional titles with a first Quarterfinal win, over No. 3 Lake Odessa Lakewood – Niles Daily Star

6. Class A No. 3 Grand Rapids Christian downed top-ranked Rockford in the Regional, a big step as the Eagles pursue their first MHSAA championship in the sport with No. 4 DeWitt up next – FOX17

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Girls Golf:

Traverse City West’s Anika Dy was named Miss Golf for the second time by the Michigan Interscholastic Golf Coaches Association – Traverse City Record-Eagle

 

Cross Country:

Coldwater’s Shuaib Aljabaly and Lansing Catholic’s Olivia Theis were named Mr. Cross Country and Miss Cross County, respectively, by the Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association – Coldwater Daily Reporter

 

Hockey:

1. The first games of the season can be played today, and Petoskey is among teams anticipating a return to the ice – Petoskey News-Review

2. As part of its hockey preview, the Livingston Daily Press & Argus highlighted Mr. Hockey candidates Josh Albring of Hartland and Adam Conquest of Brighton – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Allen Park Cabrini enjoyed a productive opener, downing Flat Rock/Airport 6-2 – Southgate News Herald

 

Girls Swimming & Diving:

1. Honorable mention Spring Lake will send 10 athletes to the Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals, including three divers – Grand Haven Tribune

2. Hamilton standout Paige Kuhn is banking on a strong finish in the final meet of her high school career – Holland Sentinel

3. Gaylord sophomore Grace Wambier is a school record holder and hopes to add to her accomplishments at the Division 3 Finals – Gaylord Herald Times

4. No. 7 Brighton is aiming to claim the Division 1 team championship with arguably its strongest assemblage of experienced contenders under coach Jason Black – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

 

Boys Soccer: 

Longtime coach Thaier Mukhtar has resigned as Fraser’s boys coach with nearly 600 wins there and at Warren DeLaSalle – MLive-Detroit

 

Boys Basketball:

We’ve posted a few girls basketball previews, and this look at Holland West Ottawa is the first boys hoops story we’ve seen this fall; practice began Monday – FOX17

 

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Boys Varsity Hockey · Fruitport High School Boys Varsity Hockey falls to Kalamazoo eagles 8-6


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

9:45 PM

Kalamazoo eagles
AWAY
8

Fruitport High School
HOME
6

Game Recap

Kenowa hills/ Fruitport never had the lead but battled all night. James weasel lead Kalamazoo with 4 goals. KH/Fruiport had 2 goals from Cole Cook an Nolan Bruxvoort. Brendan Deneen and Logan Granger also had goals.

Box Scores

1
2
3
Kalamazoo eagles
2

4

2

Fruitport
2

1

3


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Multiple Teams · Fruitport High School Girls Freshman Volleyball ties Jenison High School 2-2


Thursday, October 26, 2017

5:00 PM

Fruitport High School
AWAY
2

Jenison High School
HOME
2

Game Recap

The Trojans had a decent end to the season tonight beating Muskegon 25-5, 25-11 and losing to Jenison 21-25, 11-25. Leaders for the night:
Aces: Avery Wilks 14, Jenna Vandervelde 9
Kills: Avery Wilks 8, Jenna Springstead 5
Assists: Jenna Vandervelde 8, Cassie Kohnke 5
Digs: Sarah Zielinski 15, Jenna Springstead 11

We finish the season 17-9-2 overall. Great season!! ????

Box Scores

1
2
3
4
5
Fruitport
25

25

21

11

Jenison
5

111

25

25


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Multiple Teams · Fruitport High School Girls Freshman Volleyball beat Kenowa Hills High School 3-0


Saturday, October 21, 2017

9:00 AM

Fruitport High School
AWAY
3

Kenowa Hills High School
HOME
0

Game Recap

The lady Trojans were at Kenowa Hills today where we played a 3 out of 5 match. We played well today and worked hard to earn the win. Great work ladies!

Aces: Jenna Vandervelde 9, Avery Wilks 8
Kills: Avery Wilks 6, Chloe Glynn 4
Assists: Jenna Vandervelde 8, Cassie Kohnke 5
Digs: Sarah Zielinski 22, Haylie Fairbanks 8

Box Scores

1
2
3
4
5
Fruitport
25

25

25

Kenowa Hills
20

14

12


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Multiple Teams · Fruitport High School Girls Freshman Volleyball beat vs Muskegon HS 2-0


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

5:30 PM

vs Muskegon HS
AWAY
0

Fruitport High School
HOME
2

Game Recap

We had a great night against Muskegon as it was also our Dig Pink game. The Trojans played well defeating Muskegon 25-8, 25-9. The team was led by:
Aces: Jenna Springstead 9, Sarah Zielinski 5
Kills: Avery Wilks and Jenna Vandervelde each with 2
Assists: Cassie Kohnke 4, Jenna Vandervelde 3
Digs: Haylie Fairbanks 3, Avery Wilks, Oakleigh Chase and Sarah Zielinski each with 2

Box Scores

1
2
3
4
5
vs Muskegon HS
8

9

Fruitport
25

25


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Multiple Teams · Fruitport High School Girls Freshman Volleyball falls to Tri 4-0


Thursday, October 5, 2017

5:00 PM

Tri
AWAY
4

Fruitport High School
HOME
0

Game Recap

We had a rough night tonight against Whitehall and Spring Lake. We lost to Whitehall 16-25, 14-25 and lost to Spring Lake 19-25, 15-25. The team was led by:
Aces- Jenna Springstead 3, Avery Wilks 3
Kills- Avery Wilks 10, Willo Staal 4, Ella Kestner 3
Blocks- Chloe Glynn 1
Assists- Jenna Vandervelde 4, Willo Staal 3
Digs- Jenna Springstead 13, Sarah Zielinski 9, Willo Staal 8

Box Scores

1
2
3
4
5
Tri
25

25

25

25

Fruitport
16

14

19

15


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Multiple Teams · Fruitport High School Girls Freshman Volleyball beat Reeths-Puffer High School 2-0


Tuesday, October 3, 2017

5:30 PM

Fruitport High School
AWAY
2

Reeths-Puffer High School
HOME
0

Game Recap

Great win with the help of all of the girls. Leaders of the night were:
Avery Wilks with 8 aces and 7 kills
Chloe Glynn with 4 kills
Jenna Vandervelde with 7 assists and
Sarah Zielinski with 22 digs

Box Scores

1
2
3
4
5
Fruitport
25

25

Reeths-Puffer
13

19


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Multiple Teams · Fruitport High School Varsity Football falls to vs Mona Shores HS 49-6


Friday, October 20, 2017

7:00 PM

vs Mona Shores HS
AWAY
49

Fruitport High School
HOME
6

Game Recap

The Fruitport Trojans fought hard until the end as the Sailors get back on track and headed toward the playoffs.
Mona Shores stats listed first
Mona Shores
Fruitport
First Downs
14
12
Rushing Yards
158
65
Passing
11/15
9/26
Passing Yards
183
107
Total Offense
341
172
Fumbles
0
0
Penalties
8/85
5/42
Time of Possession
21:14
26:26

Box Scores

1
2
3
4
vs Mona Shores HS
14

21

7

7

Fruitport

6


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Boys Junior Varsity Soccer, Boys Varsity Soccer · Fruitport High School Boys Varsity Soccer ties vs Coopersville HS 1-1


Thursday, October 19, 2017

7:00 PM

vs Coopersville HS
AWAY
1

Fruitport High School
HOME
1

Game Recap

Trojans season ends in dramatic fashion. Fall to Coopersville on PKs. record 13-8
Fruitport left it all on the field but came up short.
Congrats to a well coached CHS team. Compliments as they have grown quickly and by leaps in just the past years technically, athletically and today showed tactical class.
FHS had 14 shots to CHS 6
Connor Hines made 5 saves.
Zack Shane scored from the the PK spot in the second half.
Sad to lose a game. Hard when it is on PKs. Extra hard when it ends a season and you have to say good-bye to amazing seniors.

Box Scores

1
2
OT1
OT2
SO
vs Coopersville HS
1

5

Fruitport

1

4


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Boys Junior Varsity Soccer, Boys Varsity Soccer · Fruitport High School Boys Varsity Soccer beat vs Sparta Senior HS 5-0


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

6:00 PM

vs Sparta Senior HS
AWAY
0

Fruitport High School
HOME
5

Game Recap

Trojans improve to 13-7 and continue the season with a first round district win over visiting Sparta. The entire team played great but the achievements of Zack Shane stand out with a 5 goal performance. Zack breaks another school record with most goals in a season previously held by Zack Gilson. Shane now has 42 goals on the years and 101 in his career.
Getting 2 assist today was Jeremiah Bosse’.
The defense got their 4th shut-out in a row. Austin Golden, Logan Fielding, Brendan Kemme and Kaleb Krueger were great in the back. Connor Hines made 8 saves in goal.
Next game 7pm Thur vs the Coopersville/Kenowa Hills winner.
Coach Kobylak notes “It was a nice win but the Trojans will have to be better to beat the quality teams coming up and to achieve the our biggest goals.”

Box Scores

1
2
vs Sparta Senior HS

Fruitport
3

2