The Britton Deerfield men’s basketball team picked up a win early in the week against Sand Creek but ended the week on a low note with back-to-back losses against Madison and Addison.
The Blissfield men’s basketball team dropped a pair of hard-fought games last week, falling to Erie-Mason 63-43 and Columbia Central 70-65. Blissfield’s record stands at 2-4 overall and 1-3 in the LCAA.
The Blissfield women’s basketball team has continued its pursuit of perfection with a 3-0 week that included victories on the road against Erie-Mason 59-22 and Columbia Central 44-19 and put the finishing touches on Coming Home week with a win over LCAA rival Onsted 56-34. Blissfield’s record now stands at 9-0 and 5-0 in the LCAA.
The Britton Deerfield Lady Patriots were handed their first loss of the season Friday evening at the hands of the Madison Trojans 49-45.
The Britton Deerfield Lady Patriots remain perfect on the season at 7-0 after defeating the visiting Bobcats of Whiteford Friday night. Both teams had a slow start, but BD emerged victorious 42-29.
For the complete story, please see the Jan. 15 edition of The ADVANCE.
In a TCC showdown, the Whiteford Bobcats dominated the Britton Deerfield Patriots 80-59.
For the complete story, please see the Jan. 15, 2014, edition of The Advance.
Blissfield Community Schools will be closed again Thursday due to road conditions after Sunday and Monday’s storm and frigid conditions.
Steve Babbitt, Blissfield athletic director, reported that the JV and varsity women’s basketball game at Columbia Center and the wrestling home quad as well as the freshman basketball game at home set for Thursday have been cancelled.
The Blissfield wrestling team hit the road for the Dave Elliott Memorial Invitational in Clinton. Despite a strong start, the Royals finished in ninth place, with Manchester taking the top spot for the tournament.
While the Royals were coming off the holiday and break and attempting to shake off the rust as a team, several individual wrestlers for Blissfield had no trouble putting the competition on ice.
Blissfield’s Dakota Underwood
Leading the way for the Blissfield mat men were Cavin Beckey in the 130-pound division and Dakota Underwood in the 215-pound class. Both Beckey and Underwood finished in second place on the day.
The Blissfield wrestling team went 2-3 and finished in fourth place at the Sand Creek Tournament Dec. 21. The host Aggies dominated the field to go 5-0 and claim the crown.
For the complete story, please pick up the Jan. 1, 2014, edition of The Advance.
“It was an ugly game but a win nonetheless,” Britton Deerfield varsity coach Craig Tanis said of his team’s 52-32 victory over rival Summerfield. The Britton Deerfield Lady Patriots remain undefeated with a 6-0 record.
For the complete story, please see the Jan. 1, 2014, edition of The ADVANCE.
The Britton Deerfield Patriots defeated the Summerfield Bulldogs 65-52 Dec. 20.
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The Blissfield men’s and women’s bowling team’s finished with the same scores but on different sides of the win column when they hosted the Madison Trojans Dec. 17. The Blissfield men came up short against Madison 20-10, while the Lady Royals bested the Lady Trojans 20-10.
For the complete story, please see the Dec. 25, 2013, edition of The Advance.