Local Golf Teams and Track Stars Shine

Edsel Ford, Dearborn High School and Divine Child golf teams move to regionals, while athletes from several schools bring home state track titles.

It’s playoff time. It’s title time. It’s the best time of the year for high school sports fans.

And in Dearborn, although several high school teams have already lost their title shots, other teams and individuals are on their way up–or have already won.

In Dearborn, there was a plethora of notable performances this past week, including a pair of state titles from the girls track squad at and a standout who shined at the state finals.

Pioneer Feerooz Yacoobi’s throw of 59 feet, 4 inches was enough to , while two relay squads from DC –the 800-meter relay team of Mallory Myler, Caroline Strasser, Liz Mullen and Paige Patterson, and the 1,600-meter relay consisting of the same lineup.

Congrats to Yacoobi and the DC girls.

DC also kept rolling in baseball, capturing a district title this past Saturday and moving on to play Ferndale in regionals on June 11. , Edsel Ford and DHS ended their season with district losses, but with strong records.

All three Dearborn golf teams placed in districts over the past week as well.

The DC boys golf team also , shooting a tourney-winning score of 321 and moving on to play June 9 at the Grosse Ile Country Club with a regional title at stake.

Edsel Ford also this past week, shooting a 326 at West Shore Golf Club to take top honors. Meanwhile, Dearborn High’s golf squad also qualified for the regional round, finishing fifth at West Shore.

Both the Pioneers and T-Birds move on to play June 9 at University of Michigan in the regionals.

Be sure to check next week’s POW for a roundup of results.


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