By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor
Daily action is sparse this time of year as the soccer tournament moves through Regionals and volleyball preps for Districts beginning Monday. But Wednesday did see a handful of notable events in those sports plus an honor for one of the state's most successful golf alums.
Macomb Dakota moved past Grosse Pointe North 4-1 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Macomb Daily
On the other side of that Division 1 bracket, No. 6 Troy Athens got past Warren DeLaSalle 2-0 – Oakland Press
Class B honorable mention Saginaw Swan Valley swept third-place Alma to clinch the Tri-Valley Conference Central championship – Saginaw News
Rogers City downed Class D No. 5 Onaway in three sets to win the Presque Isle county championship for the second straight year – Alpena News
Today's golfers might not realize that longtime LPGA Tour pro Meg Mallon played her high school golf for Farmington Hills Mercy, finishing MHSAA Final runner-up (open class) in 1980. She recently was selected for the World Golf Hall of Fame – Observer & Eccentric