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Who to watch at this weekend's MHSAA State Finals

It's championship time!

This weekend is a busy one for Michigan High School athletes, including many from the Blue Water Area, as the bowling, cheerleading, and wrestling State Finals are set to take place.


The Croswell-Lexington and Richmond cheerleading teams will compete on Friday, March 3, in the Division 3 State Finals.

Less than one point separated these two teams at last weekend's Region 6 championship. The Blue Devils finished second with a score of 772.72 while the Pioneers were third with 771.84. Pontiac Notre Dame Prep was the champion with 777.4 points.

The Final is set for 1 p.m. this afternoon in the McGuirk Arena at Central Michigan University. Watch the livestream.


The Team Finals will take place Friday followed by the Individual Finals on Saturday.

Division 2 – Century Bowl, Waterford


The Cros-Lex boys were the only area Division 2 team to qualify for the State Finals as they took second in their regional with a score of 3146.

Individual Qualifiers (Boys)

7. Bryce Tylen (St. Clair) 1120

Individual Qualifiers (Girls)

1. Sophia Santo (Marysville) 1209 5. Juanita Higgins (Cros-Lex) 989 10. Alaynna Ross (Marysville) 900

Division 3 – JAX 60, Jackson


The Armada boys and girls teams each claimed regional titles last weekend with scores of 3239, respectively. They will compete in the Division 3 Team Finals today, along with the boys teams from Almont (3071) and Yale (2868).

Individual Qualifiers (Boys)

1. Hunter Ross (Almont) 1298 3. Antonio Carrizales (Armada) 1231 4. Remingon Gielniak (Armada) 1190 5. Matthew Redmond (Almont) 1155 6. Ryan Ching (Armada) 1153 8. Wade Szydlowski (Almont) 1110

Individual Qualifiers (Girls)

6. Kenzi Nieman (Armada) 965 7. Kaylee Stafford (Yale) 927 8. Reese Cecil (Armada) 908 8. Hope Schriber (Imlay City) 908


Following last weekend's Team State Finals, the Individual Finals are set to begin Friday morning and conclude on Saturday.

Watch the livestream. See the live results.

Here is a list of the area's qualifiers:

Division 2

Jaxon Gonzalez (157-lbs) Cros-Lex

Joey Scaramuzzino (215-lbs) Cros-Lex

Cristian Haslem (106-lbs) St. Clair

Braylon Davis (113-lbs) Cros-Lex

Nikolas Krcaj (120-lbs) Cros-Lex

Division 3

Anthony D'Ambrosio (150-lbs) Imlay City

Jeremy Griffith (150-lbs) Yale

Wyatt Peters (157-lbs) Richmond

Cole McLaughlin (157-lbs) Yale

Mark Romanowski (165-lbs) Algonac

Josh Kasner (175-lbs) Algonac

Paul Stanczak (175-lbs) Armada

Zac Dykes (175-lbs) Armada

Tristan Lietz (190-lbs) Armada

Reid Hiltunen (190-lbs) Algonac

Brady St. John (190-lbs) Richmond

Latham Perry (215-lbs) Imlay City

Eddie Olson (215-lbs) Richmond

Andrew Ferrara (285-lbs) Algonac

Matthew Misch (285-lbs) Richmond

Derik Maciag (285-lbs) Algonac

Grady Francek (106-lbs) Yale

Landon Sopha (106-lbs) Yale

Chris Campbell (113-lbs) Algonac

Tanner Land (113-lbs) Imlay City

Christopher Galiana (120-lbs) Imlay City

Noah Harris (120-lbs) Richmond

Lucky Gartin (120-lbs) Algonac

Steven Shannon (126-lbs) Algonac

Alex Bright (132-lbs) Algonac

Dominic D'Ambrosio (132-lbs) Imlay City

David Clemons (138-lbs) Algonac

Kyle Reppert (144-lbs) Armada

Girls Division

Skyl Langewicz (110-lbs) Algonac

Ember Marriot (190-lbs) Yale

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