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Warriors take three-game series

FLINT — The Michigan Warriors took all three games of a series with Keystone last weekend.

Michigan took the opener Friday 3-2. Tyler Groat’s goal at 12:03 of the second put the Warriors on top 1-0.

After Keystone had tied the score at 1-1 heading to the third, Alex Berardinelli netted a pair of goals to make it 3-1. His goal from Groat at 8:53 was the eventual game winner.

Michigan scored three goals in the third period to post a 5-4 come-from-behind win Saturday. Peter Bates started the rally with a goal at 9:51 of the second that made 3-2.

A goal by Mitch Wedding at 4:31 of the third leveled the score at 3-3. After Keystone scored to retake the lead 4-3, Dalton Skelly scored on the power play to even things up again at 4-4.

Bates’ second goal of the game with just 58 seconds remaining in the third gave Michigan the win. Bates also had the game winner at 4:19 of the third in the Warriors’ 2-1 victory on Sunday. – K.W.

State tourneys live on-line

AUBURN HILLS – The ice hockey semifinals and finals will be available March 12-14, the girls’ gymnastics finals on March 13-14, the Lower Peninsula boys’ swimming and diving finals on March 14, the girls’ basketball semifinals March 19-20 and the boys’ basketball semifinals March 26-27.

All events will be available for free on on-demand viewing by Wednesday of the week following their initial live airing.

For more information, visit mhsaa.tv. – D.N.

Basketball finals tickets on sale

EAST LANSING — Tickets for the Michigan High School Athletic Association girls’ and boys’ basketball finals are on sale now.

Both can be ordered online by clicking the “Online Orders” link on either the “Girls Basketball” or “Boys Basketball” pages at the MHSAA web site, www.mhsaa.com. They also can be ordered over the phone by calling (800) 467-8283.

Tickets will be sold to walk-up customers at Jenison Field House until the first day of each respective tournament.

Girls’ semifinals tickets cost $8 per session, with a $3 service charge then applied to each order. Finals tickets cost $10 per session with the $3 service charge then applied (only one service charge is applied if semifinals and finals tickets are purchased together). All girls’ basketball tickets are for general admission. The girls’ semifinals are March 19-20, with all four finals on March 21.

Boys’ semifinals tickets also cost $8 per session plus the $3 service charge, and $10 per finals session plus the service charge. Boys’ basketball semifinals and finals tickets are reserved in Breslin Center’s lower bowl, with general admission for the upper deck. The boys’ basketball semifinals are March 26-27, with all four finals on March 28. – D.N


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