Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Woods
South earns regional title; Knights fall in final
By Mark Vest
Posted March 13, 2013
Grosse Pointe South girls basketball captured its second consecutive regional title in as many years after beating Macomb Dakota 59-48 in a Class A regional final March 7 at St. Clair Shores Lake Shore.
South advanced to the quarterfinals, where it was scheduled to face Bloomfield Hills Marian March 12, after press time.
The winner of that game moves on to the semifinals to face either Dexter or Saginaw Heritage, scheduled for 2:50 p.m. March 15 at the Breslin Center, located on the campus of Michigan State University.
Prior to defeating Dakota, South beat Warren Cousino 56-34 in a semifinal game.
In other local girls basketball news:
Flint Hamady defeated Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett 55-38 in a Class C regional final March 7 at Memphis. Liggett beat Marlette 78-44 in its regional semifinal matchup.
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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