Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Grosse Pointe South proves to be too much for Marian Mustangs, and the Yellowjackets fall to Flint Powers in quarterfinal action.
The playoffs came to an end Tuesday night for the Marian High School Mustangs and Detroit Country Day Yellowjacktes in the MHSAA girl's quarterfinals. Marian, which reached this round in dramatic fashion with a 40-37 overtime victory over Clarkston Friday, fell to Grosse Pointe South 63-58 in a Class A matchup at Lake Shore High School. Grosse Pointe (24-1) now moves on to the Breslin Center in East Lansing, where they'll take on Dexter on Friday at 2:50 p.m. Marian trailed by seven points at halftime and stormed back from a 15-point deficit to take the lead late, however they couldn't hang on, said Bob Hanon, a member of Marian's Athletic Board. Senior Kamry Peake and Freshman Bailey Thomas led the Mustangs with 15 points apiece, and …
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Mustangs take on another top-10 opponent Tuesday while the Yellowjackets draw Flint Powers, which hasn't lost since Feb. 1.
The playoffs continue Tuesday night for the Marian High School Mustangs, who reached the MHSAA quarterfinals in dramatic fashion with a 40-37 overtime victory over Clarkston Friday. The Mustangs' stingy defense kept them in the game with top-10 ranked Clarkston, and sealed the victory by keeping the Wolves off the scoreboard in the extra session. Kara Holinski, who scored a team high 13 points, nailed a three for the only basket in overtime to give Marian the victory, said Bob Hanon, a member of Marians's Athletic Board. The win secured the school's 12th regional title and first appearance in the quarterfinals since 2004, Miprepzone.com reported. The Catholic High School League champions — now 21-3, and ranked No. 8 — now take on Grosse …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The Mustangs defend their home court and add another title to an already-impressive season. The regional round starts Tuesday.
The Marian High School Mustangs can add a district crown to their accomplishments for the 2012-13 season. Marian advanced to the next round by beating West Bloomfield 59-39 on their home court Friday night in the MHSAA district playoff finals. The Mustangs jumped out to 18-9 lead after the first quarter, and were up 40-16 at halftime. The Lakers outscored Marian 23-19 in the second stanza, but never threatened to end the Mustangs' season. Kara Holinski scored 14 points, followed by Kilyn Bulluck (13) and Bailey Thomas (12) for Marian, now 21-3, according to Mlive.com. The Catholic High School League champions advanced to regional round and play Avondale at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Waterford Kettering High School. “We can have poor offensive …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The Mustangs dispatched the Andover Barons Wednesday, and will try to win the district title at home Friday.
The Marian High School Mustangs carried the momentum from winning their first Catholic High School League championship in three years by reaching the district championships as the MHSAA playoffs began this week. Marian ended the Andover Barons' season on their home court 77-35 Wednesday night, behind Kara Holinski's 16 points, and smothering defense against star guard Shannon Wilson, Miprepzone.com. reported. Wilson still led the Barons in scoring with 12 points — becoming the highest-scoring player in school history — but it was hardly enough to stop Marian, winners of 10 out of their last 11 games. Kilyn Bulluck scored 13 and Laura Bruton scored 10 for the Mustangs, according to Miprepzone.com. They advanced to Friday’s 7 p.m. …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The Mustangs clinched the school's 13th league crown with a 57-44 win over defending champ Dearborn Divine Child Sunday.
The Marian High School Mustangs are again Catholic High School League champions following a 57-44 victory over Dearborn Divine Child at the University of Detroit's Calihan Hall Sunday. The Mustangs led by 10 at halftime after playing tough zone defense, but it didn't last, according to miprepzone.com. The Falcons scored ten straight in the second stanza to tie the game at 30, and it remained close until sophomore Brittany Gray helped break it open with a steal of the inbounds pass for a basket and two put-back rebounds, said Bob Hanon, a member of the Marian Athletic Board. Kara Holinski led Marian with 13 points, followed by Bailey Thomas' 11. Gray and Laura Bruton each scored 8, according to miprepzone.com. The Mustangs (17-2) have won …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Mustangs sank all 10 free throws down the stretch and topped rival Farmington Hills Mercy 56-45 for a key home win.
The Marian High School Mustangs scored a big home win Tuesday night over rival Farmington Hills Mercy to improve to 4-2 in the Catholic High School League Central Division, good enough for first place. Following the 56-45 victory, the team shares the division lead with Dearborn Divine Child, according to miprepzone.com. Seniors Kamry Peake and Kilyn Bulluck combined for 23 points to lead Marian to its sixth straight win. They also had solid contributions from the bench from Freshman Bailey Thomas, who scored nine points, and Brittany Gray, a sophomore, who tallied seven. Marian lead much of the game, but a 14-5 scoring run by the Marlins in the fourth quarter tightened the score before Peake and Brittany Gray each sank four free throws …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
It was finals week for students at Andover and Lahser, but there's no break in the busy season schedule for both the boy's and girl's basketball teams.
Lady Knights get even Lahser topped Birmingham Seaholm 56-52 at home Friday to even their league record (4-4 OAA Blue) and climb to 5-9 overall. Suzanne Miller netted 18 points, and Katie Stewart and Shailynn Brown each scored 12 in the victory, miprepzone.com reported. Next up for the Knights is a road test against Southfield High School at 7 p.m. Thursday. Both the varsity and junior varsity games scheduled for Imlay City on Wednesday were canceled, according to schedulestar.com. Barons travel well Led by senior Shannon Wilson's 20 points, the Lady Barons thumped Lake Orion 66-35 on the road Friday and improved to 7-3 OAA White, 10-3 overall. Rachel Rea added 14 and Jamie Lederman scored 10, miprepzone.com reported. The Barons have won …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The final game between the district rivals kicks off the 'Battle For Bloomfield' at Oakland University Saturday.
A bit earlier we told you about the final boys varsity basketball game between Andover and Lahser high schools, but they're not the only match-up to watch this weekend in local sports. The girls varsity teams will also meet on the hardwood in the final scheduled basketball game between the cross-district rivals. Check out today's Weekend Spotlight for more: Today's Pick II: 'The Battle For Bloomfield' Lahser Knights vs. Andover Barons Come back to Bloomfield Patch for more events you may not want to miss this weekend, or visit our events calendar.
Friday, February 10, 2012
The Knights beat Andover in rivalry game; the Trojans double up Center Line; the Eagles win 11th straight.
UPDATED - Clawson and Ferndale scores from Tuesday added. * home team in CAPS Lahser over ANDOVER 73-58 The Bloomfield Hills Lahser High School boys basketball team is going for gold. A 73-58 win over rival Andover (7-9; 1-5 Gold) on the road Friday night kept the Knights atop the Oakland Activities Association Gold division with four games to play. Without starting point guard Armand Cartwright for the rest of the season, Lahser (12-4; 5-1 Gold) is trying to keep pace with Groves and Oxford. The three teams went into Friday all tied with 4-1 records in the division. Knights sophomore guard Martez Jones had a game-high 20 points. Yante Maten picked up his first career triple-double with 12 points, 12 rebounds and 10 blocks. “Our team …
Friday, February 3, 2012
The Falcons edge out Royal Oak on the road; the Knights win in ugly game over Hazel Park; the Eagles stay perfect in Oakland Activities Association White.
* home team in CAPS Groves over ROYAL OAK 40-37 Birmingham Groves coach Scott Sheckell had a simple question after his team’s game at Royal Oak on Friday night. “Do you know CPR?” he asked, smiling. The Falcons needed some clutch free throws in the final minute to hold on to their three-point lead and escape with a 40-37 win over the Ravens in an Oakland Activities Association Gold division matchup. Royal Oak had two chances to tie game in the final 20 seconds, but both fell short. With 9.5 seconds left, Joel Gorbold turned the ball over trying to hit Martel Porter cutting to the basket. Gorbold threw the ball too high and it went sailing out of bounds. On the Ravens' final possession, Gorbold missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer. It was a …