Blogs > In the Zone

Jason Schmitt is the editor of, the high school sports website for The Oakland Press. He has served as the sports editor for a number of newspapers, including the Daily Tribune in Royal Oak and the Macomb Daily in Mount Clemens. In his time in the industry, he has covered every high school sport and has served a a beat writer for boys and girls soccer, boys and girls tennis, hockey, wrestling, bowling and cross country.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Boys tennis finals ... the way I see 'em playing out

This past spring I blogged my predictions for the girls tennis finals. And I wasn't too far off. I'm going to try and do the same for the boys here.

Division 1
Ann Arbor Huron 28, Birmingham Brother Rice 24, Detroit Catholic Central 23, Novi 21, Troy 16, Port Huron Northern 13, Ann Arbor Pioneer 12, West Bloomfield 12, Northville 11, Rochester Adams 8

Division 2
Midland Dow 34, GR Forest Hills Central 21, Bloomfield Hills Andover 19, Portage Central 17, North Farmington 16, Battle Creek Lakeview 15, Birmingham Groves 14, Traverse City Central 13, Okemos 13, East Lansing 11

Division 3
St. Joseph 29, Detroit Country Day 29, GR Forest Hills Northern 24, Cranbrook 23, East Grand Rapids 16

Division 4
Ann Arbor Greenhills 27, Lansing Catholic 26, University Liggett 17, Portland 16, Grosse Ile 13

For the record, here's how I projected the girls' finals:

Division 1
Clarkston 29 points, Ann Arbor Pioneer 24, Midland Dow 23, Grosse Pointe South 19
ACTUAL: Clarkston 27, Ann Arbor Pioneer 25, Midland Dow 21, Grosse Pointe South 17

Division 2
Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern 30, Birmingham Marian 27, Bloomfield Hills Andover 26, Birmingham Seaholm 24
ACTUAL: GR Forest Hills Northern 33, Birmingham Seaholm 26, Birmingham Marian 23, Bloomfield Hills Andover 22

Division 3
Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 33, Birmingham Detroit Country Day 32, East Grand Rapids 26
ACTUAL: Cranbrook 33, Country Day 32, East Grand Rapids 26 (yes, dead on)

Division 4
Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian 27, Bloomfield Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart 24, Grand Rapids South Christian 18, Kalamazoo Christian 16, Williamston 16
ACTUAL:  GR Northpointe Christian 25, BH Academy of the Sacred Heart 22, Monroe St. Mary's Catholic 18, Kalamazoo Christian 16, Portland 14, Williamston 14

Labels: , , ,


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home