The Vikings received their revenge on Cranbrook Kingswood after narrowly shedding to the Cranes one season earlier.
In March, COVID-19 issues compelled the Michigan Excessive College Athletic Affiliation to cancel the remainder of the sports activities calendar, which shortchanged followers the chance to look at baseball, softball, soccer, golf, lacrosse and monitor and discipline.
However, happily for the Blue Water Space, there have been loads of superb moments that passed off through the fall and winter seasons. So with commencement shortly approaching, the Occasions Herald is counting down the highest 20 sports activities moments of the 2019-2020 faculty yr (with a handful of non-high faculty sports activities moments sprinkled in).
Every day we’ll be counting down till we attain the No. 1 second. We’ll even be releasing an “honorable point out” listing of different superior moments that have been simply outdoors our high 20 listing. So you probably have any nominations, ship them to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will embody them on the finish of this sequence.
Let’s check out in the present day’s high sports activities second:
No. 17 — Vikings get revenge vs. Cranbrook Kingswood
Within the fall of 2018, the Marysville ladies golf crew narrowly missed profitable a regional championship, ending second to Cranbrook Kingswood by simply two strokes. The near-miss left a fairly bitter style of their mouths – particularly for the returning seniors.
Effectively, the Vikings took benefit of their second probability in 2019 as Madeline Blum shot 2-over-par 74 to develop into the person regional champion, main Marysville to that coveted crew crown over Kingswood.
Blum completed three strokes higher than Kingswood’s Ashley Cong and tied her career-best whereas taking part in in an MHSAA-sanctioned match.
“We gave 100% effort in the present day and knew we may do it in the present day – it doesn’t matter what,” Blum stated on the time. “Having that optimistic vibe actually helped us get there.”
Additionally serving to the Vikings have been Anna Tovarez (91), Jadeyn Sattler (94), Sydney Anger (99) and Rachel Inexperienced (111).
“In 2018, we missed the regional win by two strokes,” stated Anger, a senior. “This yr, we got here again and received the regional. We ended up beating Cranbrook, one among our largest opponents, by three strokes, which took us to states. Being a captain of the crew, it is a reminiscence I’ll always remember.”
The victory superior Marysville to the state championship the place it took sixth general at The Meadows at Grand Valley State College.
The Vikings have been coached by Wendy Palmateer.
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