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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.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

My hockey quarterfinal predictions

We're now down to the elite eight in each division. The state quarterfinals kick off today, with Division 2 taking center state. Divisions 1 and 3 will be played tomorrow. I feel I have to redeem myself after stumbling a bit with my regional predictions. Six out of 10 isn't all that great. So here are my predictions for the 12 games being played over the next two days:

DIVISION 1 Wednesday
Quarterfinal 1 at Big Rapids

Muskegon Reeths-Puffer over East Kentwood
Quarterfinal 2 at Flint Kearsley
Brighton over Bay City Central
Quarterfinal 3 at St. Clair Shores Lakeview
Detroit U-D Jesuit over Eisenhower
Quarterfinal 4 at Ann Arbor (Yost)
Detroit Catholic Central over Plymouth

DIVISION 2 Tuesday
Quarterfinal 5 at Big Rapids

Grand Haven over Saginaw Heritage
Quarterfinal 6 at Ann Arbor (Yost)
Hartland over West Bloomfield
Quarterfinal 7 at Romeo
Port Huron Northern over Grosse Pointe South,
Quarterfinal 8 at Ann Arbor (Yost)
Livonia Stevenson over Ann Arbor Pioneer

DIVISION 3 Wednesday
Quarterfinal 9 at Marquette

Sault Ste. Marie over Houghton
Quarterfinal 10 at Lansing Catholic
Flint Powers Catholic over East Grand Rapids
Quarterfinal 11 at Farmington Ice Arena
Cranbrook over Liggett
Quarterfinal 12 at Allen Park
Chelsea over Riverview


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