Fall Sports: They're a Wrap!
Middle-school fall sports concluded on Oct. 23, wrapping up a season filled with fun and new friendships. Congratulations to all the coaches who put in long hours and to all the athletes for their commitment to the following teams: field hockey, cross country, boys’ soccer, boys’ tennis, and volleyball. The middle school fall sports awards will be Oct. 30 at 2:00 p.m.
Congratulations to William Cooksey, who has now won back-to-back State number-one singles titles! He led the boys’ to an 8th place State finish last weekend. The boys also finished as Regional Champions.
The girls won in the first round of the state tournament 8-0 over Edsel Ford and then in the second round defeated Grosse Pointe North 3-2. They play Dearborn in the State Division 2 semifinals on Thursday at 4:30 at Farmington Harrison. The State Championship game is 11:00 on Saturday at Al Ritt Stadium in Dexter.
Congratulations to the girls’ team for finishing as Runners-Up in the Catholic League Championships. The boys and girls will compete in the Region Championship this Saturday as they attempt to qualify for the November 3 State Championship.
Swimming: On Tuesday the girls--short-handed with only seven active swimmers--competed in a four-team meet. Scored as duals, they defeated Warren Regina 91-81, Henry Ford II 92-87, and Bishop Foley 80-75. Five University Liggett School`6yhn swimmers have qualified for the State Championship, and the full team looks forward to the upcoming Catholic League Championship.
The girls finished the regular season with a winning record in the Catholic League. They lost in the in the playoffs to the ultimate champion from the upper division (St. Catherine's). They are looking forward to the State playoffs that begin next week.
Congratulations to the boys for winning the District Championship, 5-3 over Shrine! Boys’ Varsity Soccer ended the season with an overall record of 11-7-2, which included a third place finish in a competitive Catholic League conference, their first district title in three years, and an amazing performance in a well-fought 2-1 loss against Ann Arbor Greenhills in the regional semifinal.
The boys ended their season with a 23-18 win over Memphis and showed tremendous improvement from last season. After winning one game in 2017, in 2018 they won four times.