Belding wrestling coach Travis Meyer said he enjoyed coaching his team this year. “It’s always fun to have that level of success at the mat,” Meyer said.
Belding’s girls basketball team met a vastly superior opponent Tuesday night, and Redskins coach Brad Wilson knew it. “When you play a team as tough as Wayland (Union), they really expose your weaknesses,” Wilson said. “Wayland plays at a speed that’s very hard to match.”
Blood, sweat and tears. Not in any particular order, but that is the life of a wrestler. Without any of the three, success on the mat is hard to come by.
Individual state wrestling finals results, with 13 of 22 area wrestlers placing.
After two days, six area wrestlers are in position to earn the ultimate achievement — an individual state championship. The Michigan High School Athletic Association’s season-ending extravaganza — with nearly 900 wrestlers taking part — began on Thursday and concludes with the championship matches today starting at 4:45 p.m.
Belding’s girls basketball team is head- ed deeper into the Class B state tournament. The host Redskins held the Alma Panthers to just three players scoring in a 52-25 win in the district tournament.
First round results from the MHSAA individual state wrestling tournament at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Belding’s girls basketball team held Central Montcalm from getting a lot of shots to go in. As a result, the Redskins are moving on to the Class B district final they are hosting.
The Belding Redskins squared off with the Lakeview Wildcats in what felt like a girls basketball district final, but was just a tournament opener. Playing at home, the Redskins used their physicality, defense and rebounding to defeat the Wildcats 55-41 in the Class B district tournament game on Monday night.
The Belding Redskins boys bowling team placed third at the regional tournament to qualify for the Division 3 state finals on Saturday. The Redskins shot 3,445 to place behind regional champions Wyoming Kelloggsville (3,681) and Fremont (3,541).