Skyline Varsity Sports Concludes its Fall Season in Dominant fashion

Women’s field hockey: 

The Skyline Women’s field hockey team won the state championship, beating Pioneer in the finals 4-3 overtime game. Despite losing to Pioneer in their last two competitions, the team was able to prevail over them in their third matchup of the season, ultimately taking home the title. 

Boy’s cross country: 

The Skyline Boy’s cross country team went to regionals and had a strong showing. However, they were four points shy of making the state tournament, placing 4th overall. Despite this, sophomore Luke Suliman and junior Nico Fry were able to participate in the state tournament individually, Nico earning all state honors for his performance. 

Boy’s tennis:

The Skyline Boys tennis team played stellar throughout the fall season, with performances earning them a spot in the regional and state tournaments. At states, Skyline tennis placed 13th, with junior Anthony VanOyen making it to the singles quarterfinals.

Girl’s volleyball: 

The Skyline Girl’s volleyball team has taken first place in the district and regional tournament, and has advanced through its conference with an undefeated record. The team then proceeded to top it off with a 2nd place finish at the state championship.

Men’s football: 

After having their win against Pioneer revoked and being forced to forfeit against Huron, the Skyline football team has ended their season 0-9. 

Girl’s swimming & diving: 

After a tough season, the girl’s swim team has finished the Southeastern Conference (SEC) championship in 5th place with 300 points, narrowly losing out to Dexter’s 306 points. They then went on to place 7th at states. With notable performances by senior Claire Kozma in the 50 freestyle and junior Lilly Cleason in the 100 backstroke, both finishing 1st place in their respective events. 

Boy’s soccer: 

Skyline boy’s soccer arrived at the district tournament with a solid 12-4-3 record, but ultimately lost to Pioneer in the district final, ending their season. 

Girl’s cross country:

Skyline girls cross country placed second at regionals, becoming the second ever Skyline team to make the state tournament. Upon arriving at the state tournament, they placed 14th, the highest any Skyline girls cross country team has ever finished. With junior Caroline Vance placing 56th in her event. 

Girl’s golf: 

In the regional tournament needed to advance to the state tournament, Skyline girl’s golf placed 4th, barely missing the 3rd place cutoff to go to the states. Despite this, Skyline was still able to send seniors Adie Maki and Riya Patchava to the state tournament, placing 4th and 51st respectively. 

Boy’s crew:

At the Head of the North competition, where the best teams from Michigan compete, Skyline rowing came out in 1st place. Although winning this tournament doesn’t give Skyline an official MHSAA trophy, Skyline’s strong showing is an optimistic sign for how this team will perform later in spring. 

Girl’s crew: 

Although crew is a year round sport, official competitions begin in the spring season. This meant that the fall season was one of training and anticipation for the Skyline Girl’s crew team. The Skyline crew team was able to notch multiple top three finishes throughout numerous meets during the season, the future outlook is bright.