The Fenton girls team took first place in all three jamborees this season to capture their 4th straight title. Alexa Keiser won her 4th straight individual championship to join Holly's Jackie Bucholz (93-96) and Linden's Rachel Gutierrez (01-03) as the only 4 year champions in the history of the Flint Metro League. Also scoring for the Tigers were Emily Grob in 6th, Taylor Huntoon in 9th, Kaitlin Bayer in 10th and Jessica Adams in 12th. Flushing came in as runner-ups to Fenton.
The Fenton boys team also took first place in all three jamborees this season and also captured their 4th league championship in a row. Scoring for Fenton were: Logan Canada in 3rd, Adam Jesse in 5th, Sam Cox in 8th, Remington Stapp in 16th, and Josh Maier in 17th. Linden's Tyler Buchanan won the individual title, his third straight Metro championship. He now joins Donnie Richmond from Holly (01-03), Mike Goodfellow from Oxford (86-88) and Don Keswick from Fenton (68-70) as the only three-time individual champions for the boys.
Linden finished in second place overall in the team competition.
Linden's Ben Cox was named the Coach of the Year for the girls. Swartz Creek earned the most nominations for demonstrating the best sportsmanship during the season with 3 votes followed by Corunna, Flushing, Lake Fenton, Linden and Owosso with one vote each.
Jesse Anderson repeats as the boys Coach of the Year. Clio was nominated by 4 opponents for showing the best sportsmanship with Creek receiving two votes, and Brandon and Kearsley each receiving one.
All Metro teams will now set their focus on the MHSAA Regional Championship next weekend at the sites listed below:
D1 at Delta College: Fenton, Flushing, Swartz Creek
D1 at Springfield Oaks: Holly
D2 at Delta College: Clio, Corunna, Kearsley, Owosso
D2 at Linden MS: Goodrich, Lake Fenton, Linden, Brandon