KALAMAZOO – In the opening round of the Michigan High School Athletic Association boys’ soccer district playoffs on Monday, Delton-Kellogg beat Comstock by a score of 2-1.
In the first half, the Colts took a 1-0 lead on a goal by Mubark Hasan, but the Panthers came back with two second half goals.
Delton-Kellogg’s Payton Warner found the back of the net on an assist from Max Dometzky to tie the game at one apiece.
Dometzky scored what turned out to be the game-winning goal later in the half off of a pass from Torben Schenck.
Goalkeeper Sam Morgan had five saves for the Panthers, who will continue their playoff run on Wednesday at Hopkins High School at 4:30 p.m.
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LUMEN CHRISTI 2, PENNFIELD 1 (SAT.): The Panthers capped off their Interstate Eight schedule with a 2-1 loss to the Titans. With ten minutes remaining in the first half, Pennfield’s Isaac Ayers scored an unassisted goal to tie the game at one-apiece, but Lumen Christi won the game in a shootout. Keith Browand had 12 saves for Pennfield, who finished the regular season 3-13-2.
PENNFIELD 3, OLIVET 1: The Panthers won the non-conference contest in four sets, 25-18, 25-18, 19-25, 25-22 on Senior Night. For Pennfield, Alexa Stephenson had 23 kills; Lexi Pervis had 11 kills; Teone Lewis had seven blocks; Montana Rench had 30 digs; Carly Kyre had 11 digs; Molly Boles had 14 digs; Kennedy Barlond had 31 assists; and Kailey Jackson had 24 assists.
MARSHALL ACADEMY 3, TEKONSHA 0: For Marshall Academy, Stephanie Van Meter had 11 kills, Elayna Hoyt had 22 assists, and Samantha Snyder had 10 aces.
COLOMA INVITE (SAT.): Delton-Kellogg was 3-3 on the day, losing in the semi-finals to Mendon (17-25, 25-22, 9-15). In pool play, the Panthers beat Brandywine and Three Rivers and lost to Mendon and Coloma.
HARPER CREEK INVITE (SAT.): Coldwater’s Jayda Kelly placed second in the 50 yard freestyle in a time of 25.92, which is a new school record. Also breaking a school record for the Cardinals was Kory Ulrich in the 200 Individual Medley in 2.42.41. Erica Rodgers also brought home a medal for Coldwater, placing sixth in the 100 Butterfly in 1:13.41.
Girls’ cross country
GABRIEL RICHARD INVITE (SAT.)
Team scores: Athens placed eighth out of 12 teams.
Athens top five: 11-Corra Hamilton 20:58, 38-Samantha Hardin 23:58, 43-Skylar Golyar 24:07, 62-Jenny Smittendorf 25:06, 63-Sara Parks 25:13
GREATER LANSING XC CHAMPIONSHIPS (SAT,)
Team scores: Maple Valley placed 32nd.
Maple Valley top five: 168-Katie Cheeseman 23:38, 170-Carlee Allen 23:43, 187-Cassie Linn 24:37, 188-Payton Schrader 24:37, 191-Hannah McGlocklin 24:48
Boys’ cross country
GABRIEL RICHARD INVITE (SAT.)
Team scores; Athens placed fifth out of 14 teams.
Athens top five: 25-Casey Hardin 18:50, 35-Mason Mears 19:35, 38-Austin Fuller 19:43, 40-Bradley Brandvold 19:45, 47-Riley Howard 20:09
GREATER LANSING XC CHAMPIONSHIPS (SAT.)
Team scores: Maple Valley placed 34th.
Maple Valley top five: 175-Logan Valiquette 18:57, 183-Jacob Brighton 19:06, 196-Drew Allen 19:29, 200-Wyatt Baird 19:34, 226-Nathan Baird 20:42
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Tuesday’s Prep Schedule
Volleyball: Jonesville at Athens, Bellevue at Barry Country Christian, Calhoun Christian at Marshall Academy, Climax-Scotts at Lawrence, Centreville at Colon, Quincy at Homer, Reading at Union City
Cross Country: SCAA Meet (at Colon); Bronson, Delton-Kellogg at Comstock; Union City, Quincy at Jonesville
Boys’ Soccer: MHSAA Districts
Girls’ Swimming: Bridgeman at B.C. Central