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Washtenaw United and Grosse Pointe South Claim Victory in MGHSHL Championships

By Jack Linehan, 03/14/24, 3:45PM EDT


In a stunning display of skill and sportsmanship, Washtenaw United and Grosse Pointe South emerged as champions in their respective divisions in the Michigan Girls High School Hockey League. Washtenaw United defeated Cranbrook Kingswood with a decisive 5-1 victory in the Division 2 final, while Grosse Pointe South secured their championship in Division 1 with a nail-biting 1-0 win over University Liggett School.

The Division 2 final was a showcase of Washtenaw United's offensive prowess and team cohesion. Scoring five goals against a formidable Cranbrook Kingswood team, Washtenaw United dominated the ice with their speed, strategy, and skill. Their 5-1 victory was a testament to their hard work throughout the season, culminating in a well-deserved championship win.

Later on in the day, the Division 1 championship game was a tense and closely contested battle. Grosse Pointe South's lone goal was enough to edge past University Liggett School in a game that was as much a defensive masterclass as it was a demonstration of perseverance and determination. The 1-0 victory for Grosse Pointe South was a thrilling conclusion to their season, highlighting the team's ability to perform under pressure.

Both championship games were filled with memorable moments that captivated fans and showcased the high level of talent within the Michigan Girls High School Hockey League. Washtenaw United's commanding win and Grosse Pointe South's tense triumph were reflective of the dedication, teamwork, and passion that both teams have poured into their season.

The communities behind Washtenaw United and Grosse Pointe South have every reason to be proud. These victories are not just a reflection of the teams' abilities on the ice but also of their spirit, discipline, and the unwavering support of their coaches, families, and fans.

Congratulations to Washtenaw United and Grosse Pointe South for their outstanding achievements and for being crowned the 2024 Michigan Girls High School Hockey League State Champions in Division 2 and Division 1, respectively. Their success is an inspiration to aspiring young athletes everywhere.