Lenawee Christian girls basketball prepares for MHSAA title run

Lenawee Christian celebrates after defeating Athens in Thursday's Division 4 regional championship at Mendon.

Lenawee Christian has been below in advance of.  

The Cougars received their third regional title in five decades and will journey to Richland Gull Lake now for the Division 4 quarterfinal. 

“We’ve performed there in advance of,” reported LCS coach Jamie Salenbien. “The put has been great to us.” 

The Cougars will just take on Muskegon Heights at 7 p.m. today with a trip to the Breslin Middle on the line. LCS is 18-6 even though the Tigers are 9-8. At the very least a few of its games were being cancelled this time. 

“They haven’t played a ton of game titles and they never have a lot of girls on the team,” Salenbien said. “It’s tough to get a real fantastic read on them.” 

LCS has by no means faced the Tigers before, but the surroundings need to appear familiar. In its two earlier quarterfinal video games played on the Richland Gull Lake court docket, LCS is 2-. It beat Athens in the 2018 and Fruitport Calvary Christian in 2019.  

This year’s Cougars at the time yet again played a single of the very best schedules of any Division 4 school in the state.  They completed the regular period fourth in Division 4 in accordance to the Michigan Ability Score formulation, which weighs seriously on strength of scheduling.  

Lenawee Christian's Lizzy Scharer defends Athen's Kylie Quist during Thursday's Division 4 regional championship game at Mendon.

LCS averages 47.9 points a recreation although permitting 37.5 factors per sport. In typical LCS style, the Cougars have made 152 3-pointers on the period, under no circumstances less than 3 in any one video game. Kylie Summer time, who set a faculty document with 10 in 1 sport, has 62 triples this time when Avery Sluss has hit 39, Lizzy Scharer 19, Mya VanEtten 12 and Cara Anderson 11. Ten various Cougars, in actuality have contributed at least one 3-pointer this season. 

LCS also shoots 59.1 % from the free throw line. 

Summer season (11.8) and Scharer (10.4) guide the group in scoring. Scharer shoots better than 70 p.c from the cost-free throw line. 

By Harriet