COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - In high school sports, the pairings are now set for the state baseball and softball semifinals following Tuesday’s MHSAA quarterfinals and teams from the SMAC and Big Eight Conferences will see more tournament action in the games coming up at Bailey Park in Battle Creek. In Division Two baseball, SMAC West Division championSt. Joseph, which beat Coldwater in last weekend’s Edwardsburg regional title contest, advanced yesterday with a 7-to-5 win overChelsea. And in Division Three softball, Big Eight Conference Champion Springport moved on with a 5-to-0 no-hitter victory over Buchanan.
The Coldwater girl’s soccer team wrapped up their season last night with the annual awards banquet. In a vote of her teammates, junior Miranda Catlin was named Most Valuable Player for the varsity squad. Freshman Shelby Bowers was Rookie of the Year, sophomore Morgan Klein was named Most Improved, Catlin was Hardest Worker and Best Offensive Player, and sophomore Maggie Morrison named Best Defensive Player. Morrison and Catlin both were honored as SMAC East All Division First Team, while Brea Case, Kaitlyn Vella, and Meghan Schorfhaar were Honorable Mention. Morrison was been named to the All District First Team, while Catlin was All District Honorable Mention. Senior Brea Case was namedAcademicAllStateby the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association. Freshman MacKenzie McGuire was named Most Valuable Player on the junior varsity squad.
Coming up today on the Coach’s Corner, it’s our final look at Bronson softball with coach Becky Gray. The Lady Vikings made it to the regional finals last weekend, losing at home in the title game to Buchanan