Spring sports concluding for FHS

Lily Turkowski, Writer

As the school year comes to an end, spring sports for Fenton High start heading into their postseason competitions. Here are the league records and current standings in the teams’ seasons.

Fenton varsity baseball ended their season with a league record of 13-2, their only two losses being to Flushing. The team was also successful in bringing home the Metro League Stripes Division Title. 

Varsity baseball competed at home in the championship on Monday, May 23 with the hopes of winning the Flint Metro League Title but came short losing 12 to 11 against Lake Fenton.

Districts for the team will begin on Tuesday, May 30, with their first competition being against Holly. 

Fenton varsity softball ended their league play with a record of 17-3 pulling away with the Metro League Stripes Division Title in their last league competition against Linden on Friday. May 5. 

“One of my favorite memories this season was beating Linden 15-1 to secure the stripes division title,” senior Tamara Craven said, “The energy in our dugout was so high and everyone was there to accomplish one goal.”

The team traveled to Kearsley Park on Monday, May 23 to compete for the Flint Metro League Title against Goodrich. However, the competition resulted in a 5-1 loss for the Tigers.

The Tigers will begin their District competitions on Saturday, June 3 against the winner of Milford and Lakeland at Hartland High School.

The girls varsity tennis team came just short of the Metro title this year. However, for the dual meet season, they ended with eight wins, no losses and one tie leaving them undefeated for two consecutive years. 

“The team worked well together,” head coach Ken “Woody” Brackney said, “we had a fun team and the chemistry was awesome.”

Girls varsity track and field finished off their season with a league record of five wins and one loss. Junior Victoria Henson will be representing Fenton at state finals this year for girls track and field.

“I’m super excited and I’m heading [to states] with confidence and ready to push myself to my fullest potential,” Henson said, “My coaches have really helped me get ready for this all season so I’m super excited to see what happens.”

Henson will be competing in the long jump during state finals which will take place on Saturday, June 3, at Rockford High School.

Boys varsity track and field also will be headed to states for their next competitions. The boys ended with a 6-0 record and will also play their next competition on Saturday, June 3, at Rockford High School.

Girls varsity soccer finished with a league record of five wins and six losses. The team played their first competition in districts on Wednesday, May 24 and won 6-0 against Clio. 

Their next competition will take place on Tuesday, May 30 against Linden. If that game results in a win for the Tigers, they will move on to play in District finals. 

Girls varsity lacrosse went 10-2, while boys varsity lacrosse went 1-7. State semifinals for the girls will take place on Wednesday, June 7. Boys started their regional competitions on Tuesday, May 23. The next competition is scheduled for Wednesday, May 31.

Boys varsity golf went undefeated this season with a league record of 11 wins and zero losses. Their most recent competition, the Flint Metro League Tournament, occurred on Monday, May 22 in Davisburg. 

Three spring sports for Fenton went undefeated this year for the 2022/23 league season with about seven out of the nine winning the majority of their games. Click here to follow FHS’s spring athletes as they head toward the end of their seasons.