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High school sports roundup: Grand Rapids Catholic Central wins quadruple …

Roll with us here at MLive down the alley through all of the state individual bowling finals, across the mat for all of the competitive cheer championships and over the ice for boys regional hockey action that comprised a title orientated Saturday of high school sports.

A Saturday that got on a roll and kept going all the way into an hockey game that went into overtime and then some.

Game of the night:

Junior Brendan Boman scored a goal with the goalie pulled at 22.7 seconds left in regulation to extend the match, and then again, 6:11 into a fourth, eight-minute overtime period, to help the Grand Rapids Catholic Central hockey team skate to a  4-3 victory over Forest Hills Central Saturday night and Division 3 regional hockey championship.


The Bay City Wolves hockey team mercies Lapeer 8-0 in a Division 1 regional Saturday.

Muskegon Reeths-Puffer defeats Forest Hills Northern/Eastern 5-0 Saturday afternoon on the Western Michigan University campus to advance to the MHSAA Division 2 state hockey quarterfinals.

The Port Huron Northern hockey team netted two third period goals to defeat the Bay Area Thunder 3-1 in a Division 2 regional game Saturday.


Josh Kukla of Grandville bowls a perfect game and battles through extra frames to claim the Division 1 boys bowling state championship on Saturday at Sunnybrook Lanes in Sterling Heights.

Westland John Glenn sophomore teammates Emily Dietz and Julia Huren finish first and second, respectively, at the girls Division 1 singles bowling championship.

Last year’s runner-up Alex Ouellette of Bay City John Glenn dominated the last three rounds of the boys Division 2 singles bowling finals hosted Saturday at Century Bowl in Waterford to become this season’s championship winner.

Lauren McKowen rallied from a three-pin deficit after the first game of the girls Division 2 bowling finals Saturday to capture another singles championship for Tecumseh.

Fremont junior Sam Brandt crowned his championship weekend with a boys Division 3 individual title Saturday just a day after leading his team to a first-place finish at Airport Lanes in Jackson.

Corunna sophomore Hannah Eldridge shocked the field at the girls Division 3 individual bowling finals and finished third behind runner-up Hannah Chase of Alma and champion Heather Bruci of Richmond.

Freshman Kyle Tuttle of St. Charles overcomes nerves and white-knuckle final to become boys Division 4 bowling state individual champion Saturday at M-66 Bowl in Battle Creek.

Melissa Sleda of Sandusky redeems last year’s quarterfinal loss to defending state champion Malloree Ambs of Vandercook Lake Saturday and concludes prep career with a girls Division 4 individual state championship.


The Carlson competitive cheer team won the Division 2 state championship for the fourth consecutive year — its sixth title in the last seven years — with a 780.10 final score Saturday at the DeltaPlex.

The Michigan Center competitive cheer squad edged second-place Merril by two points and won a fourth consecutive Division 4 state championship Saturday at the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids.

We have a lot more sports coverage from Saturday. Please visit the high school website for more scores, boys and girls stats and stories from all of our coverage from around the state.

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