While Greenville’s wrestling team continued their winning ways at the Rockford quadrangular, Belding’s team went the other way. The Yellow Jackets won both of their matches Wednesday, beating the Redskins 41-28. While they were beating Rockford 38-33, the Redskins lost to Fruitport 42-30.
Lakeview’s boys basketball team gave Montabella a lesson in ball pressure. The Wildcats caused multiple Mustang turnovers in a 53-22 victory over Montabella in the season-opening game for both teams Tuesday night.
The first girls basketball game of the season for Carson City-Crystal and Central Montcalm saw two teams going in opposite directions. The Eagles continued their rise by beating the Green Hornets 50-25 Tuesday night.
Montabella will be looking for a new varsity football coach. David Clay resigned earlier this month, saying he couldn’t give the time to the program that he would have liked.
Central Montcalm’s football team came close to making a playoff run. But the record was 4-5, which fell two games short of automatic qualification.
Montabella’s volleyball team had only one win in the entire 2013 season, but that win came at a pretty good time. The win was in the Mid-State Activities Conference tournament, and it propelled the Mustangs to a third-place finish overall.
It was a tough season for Greenville’s boys cross country team. The Yellow Jackets were in the bottom of the O-K Bronze Conference for most of the season.
Carson City-Crystal’s cross country teams saw a mixed bag of results this season. The Eagles almost won the Mid-State Activities Conference in both boys and girls, but Montabella took the girls’ race and Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart won the boys race.
When the spring comes back around in 2014, Montabella will have a pair of new varsity coaches. The varsity baseball team will be led by Jon Greenhoe while JV softball coach Chara Wood was promoted to varsity.
Taylor Johnson knows only one thing when it comes to winning. It takes work. That’s what she told Belding’s girls basketball players when she was invited by coach Brad Wilson to speak to them after practice Wednesday.