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.
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.
The Carson City-Crystal Eagles could only hold off the Pewamo-Westphalia Pirates for so long. The Pirates (ranked fifth in Division 7) scored two second half touchdowns, while holding the Eagles (ranked eighth in Division 7) scoreless in a 20-14 comeback win on Friday night to win their third consecutive district championship.
The Carson City-Crystal Eagles have been preparing all week for its toughest challenge this season on the football field. The Eagles — 10-0 after last week’s 21-6 win over Evart — will face former Central Michigan Athletic Conference rival Pewamo-Westphalia (9-1) in a Division 7 district final tonight at home.
A year ago, the Evart Wildcats ended the season of the Carson City-Crystal Eagles in the first round of the Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs. On Friday night, the Eagles returned the favor with a defensive led 21-6 win at home over the Wildcats. The win improved the Eagles to a perfect 10-0 this season.
Carson City-Crystal’s football team has been getting ready for their first game of the Division 7 playoffs all week. The Eagles will be facing an Evart team that defeated Montabella last week. So CC-Crystal coach Devin Pringle has a good idea about the Wildcats.
The 2013 Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) football playoffs begin on Friday night. On Sunday, the 256-team field was announced live on Fox Sports Detroit. This year, three area teams qualified for the postseason and will continue their seasons.
Montabella’s girls cross country team will be heading to Michigan International Speedway. The Mustangs finished third in their Division 4 regional at Carson City to qualify for the Division 4 state finals, which is next Saturday.
For the first time in school history, Carson City-Crystal’s football team went undefeated in the regular season. The Eagles finished off their perfect season with a 21-6 win over the Potterville Vikings in Potterville Friday night.
Saturday is a big day for all the area cross country teams, as the regional tournaments are that day. In polling area cross country coaches, they all think their teams are ready for the competition.