The 2012 Macomb Area Conference lacrosse season has come and gone. Some teams had solid seasons and deep playoff runs, while others were in transition.
Now that the state lacrosse finals have concluded, it’s time to take a look back at the divisional races and honor the players coaches felt deserved special recognition by being selected All-Conference in the two divisions of the MAC.
Coach of the Year and divisional MVPs were also selected.
At 5-1, Grosse Pointe South and Utica Eisenhower shared the league title for the second straight year. This is Ike’s third straight division title. Grosse Pointe North and Macomb L’Anse Creuse North finished at 1-5 in league play.
Grosse Pointe South senior Cliff Dikersen earned division MVP honors, while his coach, Din Wolford, shared the Coach of the Year award with Ike’s Mark Fortune.
All-Conference selections are Dikersen and seniors Danny French, Pat Sattlemeier and Austin Jones, GPS; sophomore Charlie Hayes, and seniors Jake Zott and Mitchell Oliver, Ike; seniors Andy McLauchlan and Phil Leznar, GPN; and seniors Phil Mansor and RJ Familiare, LCN.
Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse (7-1) shared the division title with Romeo for the second straight year. Port Huron (3-4) finished third, followed by Utica Stevenson and Warren Cousino, which finished 2-6.
L’Anse Creuse senior Hannibal Roda was named White Division MVP. His coach and father, Don Roda, shared Coach of the Year honors with Romeo’s Larry Halushka.
All-Conference selections are Roda, and seniors Jesse Evans, Peter Treppa and Luke Stocking, L’Anse Creuse; sophomore Brendon Leboida, and seniors Brad Gardner and Wes Holliday, Romeo; seniors Colton Currah and Cody Desro, Port Huron; seniors Adam Marchwinski and Kevin Kassab, Stevenson; and junior Nick Bordeaux, Cousino.
October 05, 2015
Romeo remained undefeated by defeating Macomb Dakota 26-14 in a Macomb Area Conference crossover that paired two of the top-ranked teams in Michigan. Romeo’s defense came into the game having surrendered just 13 points all season, and helped seal the win with a safety and interception return for touchdown by Brad Tanner in the fourth quarter. Romeo earned its first win against Dakota since 2010.