It's a big weekend for Birmingham's boys tennis players and girls golf teams, with the MHSAA holding the state championship games across Michigan.
Seaholm and Groves are both sending tennis players to the state finals in Division 2, with matches to be held in Holly. Tennis players from Detroit Country Day, meanwhile, will compete at Holland Christian in Division 3 action.
Who qualified for state finals? Check out the tennis players from Birmingham-area schools looking to snag a state title this weekend:Name(s) School Event Calvin Greer Groves #1 Singles Evan Ketai Groves #2 Singles Deon Griffin Groves #3 Singles Blake Small Groves #4 Singles Travis Lange, Dylan Lange Groves #1 Doubles Bobby Vanfaussien, Michael Shi Groves #2 Doubles Dustin Schwartz, Fritz Moosherr Groves #3 Doubles Brandon Berman, Austin Lessnau Groves #4 Doubles Zaven Dadian Seaholm #1 Singles Kenji Johnston Seaholm #2 Singles Rocko Gibout Seaholm #3 Singles Alec Tropea Seaholm #4 Singles Jason Mondry, Ben McDermott Seaholm #1 Doubles Zach Taylor, Griffin Neel Seaholm #2 Doubles Aaron Rosen, Brendan Knight Seaholm #3 Doubles Alex Cross, Will Geller Seaholm #4 Doubles Max Filiegner Detroit Country Day #1 Singles Sven Kranz Detroit Country Day #2 Singles Rishi Patel Detroit Country Day #3 Singles Max Shanbron Detroit Country Day #4 Singles Alex Gruskin, Patrick Adams Detroit Country Day #1 Doubles Max Lee, Lorenz Ghan Detroit Country Day #2 Doubles Blake Burnstein, Rishabh Nayak Detroit Country Day #3 Doubles Matt Stebbins, DJ Bailey Detroit Country Day #4 Doubles
In girls golf, Seaholm will compete for a state championship in Division 2, hitting the links at The Meadows at Grand Valley State University.
While Seaholm will not send any individual qualifiers to the state finals, the team itself qualified with a regional score of 333. The team is coached by Leon Braisted and is made up of:Name Grade Regional Score Riley Miller 11 85 Megan Lam 11 79 Jordan Michalak 9 79 Jamie Greene 10 90 Allegra Cunningham 9 103
In Division 3, Detroit Country Day also qualified as a team, with a regional score of 345. The lady Yellowjackets are coached by Peggy Steffan. Going to the state tournament at Bedford Valley in Battle Creek are:Name Grade Regional Score Piumi Jayatilake 12 84 Ellie Miller 11 84 Monika Hedni 11 86 Nicole Junn 10 91 Simran Brar 11 98