Colin Lake nailed a three-point shot with four seconds left on the clock to help the Whiteford Bobcats men’s basketball team secure a league-opening victory over TCC foe Summerfield, Tuesday , Dec. 11, with a score of 51-48.
The Bobcats furthered their winning ways Friday evening, Dec. 14, defeating Whitmore Lake 72-46.
For the complete stories on these games and Colin Lake’s outstanding offensive performances, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.
The Blissfield varsity cheer squad had a rocky start to its 2012 campaign, before rallying to a second-place finish at the Onsted Invitational Saturday, Dec. 15, coming just 1.08 points shy of vaulting themselves past the first-place Addison squad.
The Lady Royals had finished sixth out of nine teams at the Grass Lake Invitational Dec. 8, followed by a fifth-place finish at Ida Dec. 12.
The Blissfield Middle School cheer squad also competed in the Onsted Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 15, and defeated Morenci, Addison and Madison to bring home the first-place hardware.
For the complete story on the BHS competitive cheer team’s season thus far as well as team photos with trophies, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.
The Blissfield women’s varsity basketball team has extended their season record to a perfect 5-0 with a 48-36 victory over the Tecumseh Indians on Tuesday, Dec. 11, and a 51-42 overtime win on their home court against the LCAA rival Ida Bluestreaks on Friday night, Dec. 14
For the full story on these games, please see the Dec. 19, 2012, edition of The Advance. Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc.
The Britton Deerfield Lady Patriots notched up another win Friday night, extending their win streak to five by defeating the Summerfield Bulldogs easily 68-45.
Despite a little shooting difficulty, their offense once again proved to be too tough to beat. Morgan Tanis had a season-high 18 points to lead the team and Cambria Handy had her second consecutive double-double including 17 points.
The Blissfield varsity wrestling squad opened its season by hosting the largest invitational in school history and finishing one point from a win.
The Royals’ home mat hosted Madison, Manchester, Stockbridge, Memorial, Springport, Lutheran Westland, Vandercook Lake, Roosevelt, Saint Mary’s Catholic Central, Milan, Morenci and Inter City Baptist on Saturday.
The Royals finished in second place for the invitational, posting a team total 151 points. It was a nail-biting finish, as Madison took first place with a team score of 152 and Manchester came in third with 150.
Copyright 2012, River Raisin Publications, Inc. For the complete story plus news from men’s and women’s basketball at Blissfield, Britton Deerfield and Whiteford high schools, please see the Dec. 12, 2012, edition of The Advance.