Gryphons win regional championship
Ann Arbor Greenhills beats Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 1-0 in MHSAA boys soccer regional action on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017
Division 4 No. 5-ranked Ann Arbor Greenhills won the Michigan High School Athletic Association Region 14 boys soccer championship, beating Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 1-0 on Thursday, Oct. 26, at Madison Heights Bishop Foley.
It was Greenhills’ second straight regional championship.
Senior Jerry Tucker scored the game-winner for Greenhills. Junior Leo Fried was stellar in goal, saving numerous shots to earn the shutout.
Greenhills advances to face two-time defending Division 4 champion Burton Genesee Christian for the second straight year in the semifinals on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Troy Athens. Genesee Christian eliminated Auburn Hills Oakland Christian 2-1 in overtime to advance.
Genesee Christian eliminated Greenhills 1-0 in last year’s semifinal.
Ann Arbor Greenhills junior goalie Leo Fried (00) makes a save against Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017.
Ann Arbor Greenhills players and coaches pose with their MHSAA Region 14 championship trophy on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017.
Ann Arbor Greenhills senior Jerry Tucker in action against Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017.