At The Fortress, Frankenmuth
Portage Central’s Will Anderson just missed out on a top-10 finish by a stroke with a two-day total of 152. Justin Sui won a playoff against Grosse Pointe South’s Coalter Smith for medalist honors, finishing with a 141 and helping Lake Orian win the team championship with a total of 606. Grosse Pointe South was runner-up with a 617 and Rockford took third with a 621.
At Forest Akers West, Michigan State University
Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern claimed a Division 2 title with a score of 620, fending off Ada Forest Hills Eastern (628) and DeWitt (634). Gull Lake was fourth overall with a total of 643, led by Bryce Wheeler’s 79-77—156. Also scoring for Gull Lake were Ben Pejka (157), Mitchell Geik (161), Andrew Curtis (169) and Zach Pekja shot a 174. Edwardsburg finished with a 665. For the Eddies, Satchel Pierce shot a 156, Brayden Bell carded a 159, Garon Carrubba and David Kanczuzewski both shot 175, and Cody Closson had a 192.
At Katke, Ferris State
Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian scored a 624 to beat Big Rapids by three strokes. Grosse Ile was third with a 664. Schoolcraft (735) was 14thand Dowagiac finished 15thwith a 756. For Schoolcraft, Max Desmond led the way with a 174, Carter Griffieon shot a 190, Bret DenHarder added a 197, and Myalz Berkheiser finished with 198. Dowagiac’s Drew Davis scored a 180, followed by teammates Drew Phillips (188), Dylan Elmore (192) and Matt Mosier (196). Constantine’s Brendon Patmalnieks carded 102-93—195 over the weekend.
At The Meadows, Grand Valley State University
Hackett Catholic Prep dominated the field with an 11-stroke victory for a state championship. The Irish scored a 652, beating out Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett (663) and Leland (677). Kalamazoo Christian placed ninth with 720.
Will Verduzco’s two-day total of 156 was good for a tie for fifth place overall. Teammate Tommy Keyte was seventh (157) and Centreville’s Carter Geigly tied for eighth with a 158. Hackett’s Ryan Chafty (162), Ben Bridenstine (177) and Aidan Gillig (182) also performed well to boost the Irish. Kalamazoo Christian’s Benjamin Cramer shot a 169, followed by Kaylin Geresy (176), Joshua Bouma (184) and Kyle Nash (191). White Pigeon’s Blaine Shafer finished the tournament with a 167.