CV, LCN win districts; Lutheran North falls
By Mark Vest
Posted March 13, 2013
The boys basketball teams from Macomb L’Anse Creuse North and Clinton Township Chippewa Valley each captured a Class A district championship, with the Crusaders defeating Port Huron 68-39 and the Big Reds beating Sterling Heights 51-32 in their respective district-final matchups March 8.
Both teams won on their home courts.
The win earned both squads the opportunity to advance in the playoffs, where they faced each other in a regional semifinal March 11. The Crusaders won that game 43-41 and faced Detroit Southeastern, which knocked off Warren Cousino. The regional final was played March 13, after press time. See our website at www.candgnews.com for more the regional final and the state quarterfinals.
Prior to its win over Port Huron, LCN defeated Macomb Dakota 58-46 in a semifinal contest after receiving a first-round bye. Chippewa Valley defeated St. Clair Shores Lake Shore 49-32 in its semifinal matchup after also receiving a first-round bye.
In other local boys basketball news:
Clawson defeated Macomb Lutheran North 48-47 in a Class B district semifinal game March 6 at Pontiac Notre Dame Prep. The Mustangs won their district opener against Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook-Kingwood 42-36 March 4.
About the author
Mark Vest is on the sports beat at C&G Newspapers. He covers high school sports for the Fraser-Clinton Chronicle and Grosse Pointe Times. In the past couple years or so, he has also began to cover collegiate sports for schools such as the University of Detroit Mercy, Oakland University, Wayne State University, Macomb Community College and Oakland Community College. Vest has worked at C&G Newspapers since 2011 and attended Oakland University and Oakland Community College.
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