The post-season draws nearer for most winter sports, with competitive cheer teams heading to districts this weekend and wrestling teams already done for the season after across-the-board losses at districts.
Here's a look at how Dearborn teams are faring in post-season play so far.
Wrestlers Fall Out at Districts
Varsity wrestling district tournaments for individuals and teams were held Feb. 11 and 15, respectively, with all four Dearborn high schools competing. However, no schools or individual wrestlers were able to advance to regionals, which will be held this weekend.
In team districts, fell to Southgate Anderson, 77-0; lost to Garden City, 54-21; and lost to Livonia Franklin, 58-16. In Division II, lost a somewhat closer match against Romulus, 40-31.
In individual districts, Edsel wrestler Suhail Almadhagi won his first bout against Inkster, but lost to Southgate Anderson. Similarly, Fordson's Imad Soukar took on a Salem High wrestler successfully in the first bout, but lost the second to Detroit Catholic Central. Dearborn High wrestler Muhammad Fawaz fell in the first round to a Salem High wrestler.
In Division II play, Divine Child's James Boyce won his match against Allen Park, but lost to Milan in the second round.
DC Cheer Squad Competes in Allen Park
Divine Child's girls competitive cheer team will head to their district tournament on Saturday at Allen Park High School.
There, the girls will face off against Adrian, Allen Park, Carleton Airport, Crestwood, Gibralter, Inkster, Lincoln Park, New Boston Huron, Riverview, Romulus, Tecumseh, Trenton and Wyandotte Roosevelt.
The tournament begins at 10 a.m.
Monday, Feb. 13
- Edsel gymnastics vs. Groves High, 3:30 p.m.
- Divine Child bowling at Thunderbird Lanes, 3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 14
- Edsel boys swimming vs. Dearborn High, 6:30 p.m.
- Edsel boys basketball vs. Allen Park, 7 p.m.
- Fordson boys swimming vs. Garden City, 4 p.m.
- Fordson boys basketball at Romulus, 7 p.m.
- Fordson girls basketball vs. Romulus, 7 p.m.
- Dearborn High boys basketball at Belleville, 7 p.m.
- Dearborn High girls basketball vs. Belleville, 7 p.m.
- Divine Child boys basketball at Bishop Foley, 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 15
- Dearborn Unified hockey at Riverview, 7:10 p.m.
- Divine Child hockey vs. Grosse Pointe South at Redford Ice Arena, 8:15 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 16
- Edsel gymnastics vs. Saline, 7 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 17
- Edsel girls basketball vs. Fordson High, 5:30 p.m.
- Edsel boys basketball vs. Fordson High, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 18
- Dearborn Unified hockey at Allen Park, 7:45 p.m.
- Divine Child hockey CHSL Showcase at St. Mary Prep
- Divine Child cheer at MHSAA districts at Allen Park, 10 a.m.