Holland Christian walks past Hamilton



In a battle between two of the top five teams in Division 3, Holland Christian’s women’s swimming and diving team beat Hamilton 104-72 on Tuesday.

The Maroons are ranked # 3, while the Hawkeyes are ranked # 5.

Holland Christian started the competition with a victory in the 200-yard medley relay. Lauren Grotenhuis, Claire DeKievit, Samara Brinks and Meghan Bengelink won in 1: 59.39.

Maria Heeres of Holland Christian won the 200 freestyle (2: 06.72) and the 100 freestyle (57.02). DeKievit won the 200 IM (2: 26.63) and the 100 breaststroke (1: 13.20). Bengelink won the 50 freestyle (25.29). Lauren Plockmeyer won the dive (200.80). Brinks won the 100 butterfly (1: 04.88). Annie Petrak won the 100m backstroke (1: 05.44).

DeKievit, Maddie Brink, Petrak and Heeres won the 200 freestyle relay (1: 46.46).

Grace Langeland of Hamilton won the 500 freestyle (6: 03.98).


Zeeland 104, GR Catholic Central 77

Zoe Grant won the 200 freestyle (2: 06.81). Katelyn Inman won the 200 IM (2: 17.71) and the 500 freestyle (5: 19.69). Sadie Huizenga won the dive (211.40 points). Delaney Ketchum won the 199 butterfly (1: 12.31). Alaina Tracy won the 100 breaststroke (1: 22.16).


Mona Shores 4, Netherlands 2

On Tuesday night, Holland, the No.2 team in Division 2, lost 4-2 to conference foe Mona Shores. Mona Shores scored first, but Holland fought back with an unassisted goal from Isaiah Arredondo.

In the second half, the Sailors struck again, but the Netherlands managed to equalize with a goal from Timo Phillips from an Owen Ceithaml corner.

Mona ended the game with two unanswered goals and Holland fell to 9-2-2.

“Mona Shores is playing with a lot of confidence right now,” said Dutch coach Greg Ceithaml. “We made too many mistakes. We will work on our fast passing game and positioning. This game will motivate us to improve.”

Black River 3, Calvary of Fruitport 1

Black River’s goals were scored by Mike Galicia, Drew Sotok and Gavin Sligh. RJ Villegas had two assists and Hudson Hilgert made a save for the goal.

Caledonia 3, Ottawa West 0

The Panthers lost the O


Saugatuck 3, Fennville 1

The Trailblazers defeated Fennville 8-25, 25-10, 25-15, 25-11. Saugatuck’s leaders (15-2) were Aerin Baker with 22 kills, 10 aces, nine digs, while Dana Crough had 28 assists, Emma DeBoer had four kills and Kailyn Merkle served three aces.

Trista Lindley of Fennville had seven kills and three aces. Jessica Sanchez has successfully completed 14 searches. Ellie Merson had four blocks, four kills and four aces.

Holland 3, Muskegon 0

The Dutch beat the Big Reds 25-13, 25-19, 25-9 to win the OK Green game, improving to 3-1 in the conference.

Aidan VandeVusse led the Dutch with six aces and 12 digs. Riley Elders totaled 12 kills, 11 assists over four blocks. Emily Telgenhof had 11 assists.

Zeeland East 3, GR Union 0

The Chix won the OK Green game 25-7, 25-9, 25-10.

Reilly Zegunis served six aces and had nine kills. Katie Carlson had 11 kills and eight digs. Grace Steenwyk distributed 27 assists.


Dux win invite

Zeeland West Girls’ Golf Team won the Reeths-Puffer OK Green Jamboree held at Lincoln Golf Club.

The Dux were led by Morgan Smith with a 40. Rylee Smith and Anika Doan had a pair of 44s while Natalie Kernstock contributed a 49.

Zeeland East was fourth and Holland fifth. The Dutch were led by Sara Rozema (48), Emma Hulst (50), Olivia Castaneda (52) and Bre Eaves (57).


8th West Ottawa Boys

Connor Wooley led the way for the Panthers at the OK Red jamboree, finishing in 19th place with a time of 16:55, Mayson Levandoski, Isaac Easter, Ben Monger and Wyatt Putman completed the top five with times of 17:55, 18:13, 18:29 and 18:33, respectively.


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