Seven Washtenaw County teams advance in girls basketball; Pioneer, Saline advance in boys hockey
Monday was a good day for Washtenaw County girls high school basketball teams.
Of the 11 local teams participating in first-round district playoff games, seven advanced to semifinals. Skyline's 58-42 loss to Brighton is the only instance where a Washtenaw County team lost to a squad from outside of the area.
Chelsea, Father Gabriel Richard and Manchester all beat Lenawee County teams, while Ypsilanti defeated Monroe.
MORE GIRLS BASKETBALL
Chelsea 55, Onsted 42: Game details not available.
Ypsilanti 52, Monroe 47: Ypsilanti holds on for win after hot start as Jasmine Jones scores a season high 23 points. Phoenix to play Bedford on Wednesday (Story | Boxscore | Bracket)
Saline 43, Milan 28: Britten Clark leads Saline with 14 points. Hornets advance to play Lincoln on Wednesday. (Story | Boxscore | Bracket)
Manchester 48, Clinton 19: McKenna Erkfritz and Taylor Manders score 12 and 10 points respectively as Manchester advances to Class C district semifinals. Dutch will face Willow Run on Wednesday. (Story | Boxscore | Bracket)
Greenhills 41, Whitmore Lake 40: Whitmore Lake comes back from 13-point halftime deficit, but Marissa Thompson scores game-winner in the final minute to save Greenhills. Gryphons to face Napoleon on Wednesday. (Story | Boxscore | Bracket)
Gabriel Richard 45, Tecumseh 33: Angela Broggi scores 14 to lead the Fighting Irish in Class B district win. Richard advances to play Ida on Wednesday. (Story | Boxscore | Bracket)
BOYS ICE HOCKEY
Pioneer 4, Skyline 0: Tommy Kaercher scores two goals and Spencer Peck makes 17 saves for the shutout in goal for Pioneer. Pioneers advance to play Saline in regional final. (Story | Boxscore | Bracket)
Saline 8, Huron 0: Wyatt Ford and D.J. Aben each record two goals and three assists as Hornets advance to regional final to play Pioneer. (Story | Boxscore | Bracket)
Wed, Feb 29, 2012 : 8:30 p.m.
Final was Pioneer 3 Skyline 0