A year ago, Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian beat Charlevoix 1-0 in overtime during the regional semifinal.

They'll meet again on Friday, only this time a regional title will be on the line.

Charlevoix punched its way to the regional title game with a 6-1 win over Mason Co. Eastern in the Division 4 semifinal at Holton on Tuesday.

The Rayders (13-6-3) jumped out early with a 3-0 lead in the first 7 minutes. Taylor Smith scored two of those goals while Abby Barnes netted the other.

Barnes and Smith would later add goals along with Hannah Herboldsheimer.

Smith had two assists while Barnes, Katie Mays and Hananh Doan all had one.

Lynzie Gotshall and Bailee Stevens split time in goal for the win.


Ludington 1

Elk Rapids 0

Elk Rapids scored 8 minutes into overtime and beat Elk Rapids 1-0 in a Division 3 regional semifinal.

The Elks (12-6-3) outshot Ludington 18-13.

Maggie Marshall made seven saves for Elk Rapids while Molly Starr and Megan Henige led the defense.


TC Central 14

St. Francis 0

Traverse City Central posted a 14-0 win over St. Francis in a regional tune-up for both teams.

For the Trojans, Nick Keller, Brad Keller, Zack Dorer and Mike Druskovich combined for the shutout with 12 strikeouts.

Collin Casey, Travis Myers and Erik Krueger all had two hits, Andrew Cater had two doubles and Nick Keller hit a solo home run.

The Trojans will open up the Division 1 regional Saturday at Saginaw Valley State against Flushing while the Gladiators will host Frankfort in Division 4 action.

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