Linden led throughout the game, but found the score tied at 29 with 4 minutes remaining.
From that point the Eagles closed out the game on a 8-0 run.
Travis Klocek led the linden attack with 10 points.
Also scoring for Linden were Max James with 9, Hayden Mahakian and Luke Kenney scored 5 each, Richie Linn scored 4, Jeff Metzger scored 2 and Evan Hill scored 1 point.
Travis Klocek and Richie Linn led Linden with 3 points each.
Scoring 2 points each for the Eagles were Luke Kenney, Cameron Finnegan, Evan Hill, Max James, Braden Banasiak, and Hayden Mahakian.
The Griffins will host Student Night on , at Hartland Sports Center. The combined Fenton Linden hockey team faceoff against Alliance, (Dryden, Goodrich, Imlay City, Lakeville). The puck drop is set for Entry is free for students with athletic passes, and general admission is $5. The first 50 students will receive a free Griffins T-shirt. Spectators will enjoy a great match up between the Griffins, the league finalists, and undefeated Alliance. The Linden High School band will provide musical support. Thanks to the generosity of Fenton and Linden business owners, numerous gift certificates and other prizes will be raffled off throughout the game.
Put on your school colors for the spirit wear contest and winnings. Complimentary bussing for students is provided; see Fenton and Linden school offices for sign up. Hartland Sports Center is at 2755 Arena Dr. in Hartland.
The Linden boys faced off against Clio at home night and came away with a 53-43 victory. The Eagles got up early 5-2 and never relinquished the lead. Linden was able to frustrate the Mustangs defensively and out rebounded Clio 45 to 23. Linden was 5-11 from 3 in the 1st half before cooling off in the 2nd half. Linden was ice cold until Conor Faught added two huge free throws to push the lead to five, and then two big 3's from Cole Sarkon and Tyler Hoeberling to close out the game. Linden was lead by Cole Sarkon with 21 points and 5 rebounds. Logan Steiert ended with 13 points (9 for 9 free throws), 9 rebounds, 3 assists, and with the assignment of guarding Clio's best player and holding him to 10 points on 5 of 15 shooting. Tyler Hoeberling added 12 points, 6 rebounds, 2 steals, and 2 assists. Trent Strang added 8 rebounds and a steal. Hunter Michael and Jack Shore combined for 4 points and 12 rebounds. Linden has a tough week ahead against the leagues the best teams. Flushing comes to Linden at , and then on the road at Holly at .
6hrs until puck drops at Flint Iceland Arena.Griffins battle SCF for Metro League title.
The Linden girls team played their hearts out but came up just just short vs Fenton on Friday night. Sterling DeGayner knocked down 15 points with 4 rebounds and two assists to lead Linden in a 40-49 defeat. Cam Williams chipped in 6 points, Erin Gillespie had 5 points and 4 rebounds and Audrey Steiert had 5 points for the Eagles.
The varsity boys team went on the road to rival Fenton
night and lost a close contest 47-49. The Eagles first half defense was incredible and held the Fenton Tigers to eight first half points. Linden lead at the half 27-8, shooting poorly from 3 (1 for 11) and the free throw line (3 for 8). Missing on several opportunities to put the game away early. The Tigers came out with energy and forced 20 turnovers for Linden in the 2nd half. The lead at one point was 30-10 in the 3rd quarter until Linden found themselves in a dog fight. Fenton capitalized at the free throw line and had timely makes. For the game, Linden shot 2-16 from 3, a season low. Shot 9-20 from the free throw line, also a season low. Senior Logan Steiert lead Linden with 11 points and 4 rebounds. Junior Trent Strang added 9 points and 6 rebounds. Junior Jack Shore added 9 points 3 rebounds and 2 steals. Junior Hunter Michael added 4 points and 6 rebounds. Sophomore Garrett Strang added 6 points. Linden comes back home to face off against Kearsley night at 7.
Leading the way for Linden were Travis Klocek and Hayden Mahakian with 9 points each.
Also so scoring for the Eagles were Max James with 4, Jeff Metzger with 3 and Richie Linn with 2.
A junior, Cole knocked down 31 points, had 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals in games this week vs. Flushing and Swartz Creek. Cole had the hot hand from the 3 point arc going 8 for 19 in the two games.
Brendan, a junior, paced the Linden/Fenton Griffins hockey team with a goal and two assists in a non-league win over the Mid-Michigan Storm on Saturday.
"Trenton Gafner of Coalition Lacrosse will be offering DROP IN lacrosse FREE OF CHARGE for any current or interested boys lacrosse playerevenings beginning this from and running through the end of February. The only required equipment for this clinic is a lacrosse stick.
This is a wonderful opportunity for the boys who are currently playing to get the stick on the ball prior to the start of the spring lacrosse season. It is also a great way for those who are thinking of playing lacrosse this year to come out and try the game without having to pre-purchase all the regular required full outdoor equipment. Trenton will provide indoor "spongy balls" for practice.
Interested lacrosse players can go to the Fenton/Linden Lacrosse Facebook page for more information."
Blake helped her team take 2nd place at the East Lansing Invite with solid performances on all 4 events. She scored her highest all around score ever with a 36.025. Blake is always a great example to her teammates of great work ethic and sportsmanship.
In 3 games Tyler had 4 goals and 3 assists in three games last week. The team was 1-2 on the week with losses to Davison and Sw.Cr/Clio/Flushing and a win over Port Huron.
Sterling had 37 points, 10 rebounds, 5 steals and 2 assists in games vs. Goodrich and Brandon this week.
Last night, the Eagles took their undefeated record into Holly where they wrestled state ranked Flint Kearsley. Although the Eagles wrestled tough and won 7 of 14 matches, it wasn't enough as they lost 25-38. For the last dual, the Eagles wrestled Swartz Creek and won 55-19. Going 2-0 on the night were: Adam Glazar, Patrick Kerr, Dawson Blank, Bryce Davis, Cade Dickson, Jaylin Steedman, and Skyler Stites. A big congratulations goes out to Bryce Davis as he recorded his 100th high school career win . Linden will be at the Chelsea Duals this weekend to improve on their 18-4 record.
Hayden Mahakian led all scorers with 12 points.
Also scoring for Linden were Travis Klocek with 10, Max James with 6, and Braden Banasiak with 1 point.
Tyler Bourassa and Mitch O’Lewin 2 goals and 1 assist each, Kevin Bates scored his first goal of the season, Cody Engberg, Kyle Chowning and Manny Vomvolakis recorded an assist.
Travel to Gladwin for a game vs Mid MI Storm.
Leading scorer, Nick Koan, had 21 points and 5 steals. Corbin Sines had 7 points, 5 steals and 3 assists. Andrew Burns added 7 points and 5 rebounds. Blake Knox finished with 6 points 12 rebounds and 4 assists. Noah Giacomantonio put in 2 points and 5 rebounds. Jacob Conly also chipped in 2 points.
The freshman boys won a hard-fought game against Brandon Thursday night by a 42-36 score.
The Eagles jumped on top 12-6 after 1 quarter. The lead grew to as much as 14 in the third quarter, but Brandon kept battling.
A couple of late 3 pointers made the game close, but Linden was able to hold on for the victory.
Travis Klocek led all scorers with 20 points.
Also scoring for Linden were Hayden Mahakian with 7, Max James with 6, Luke Kenney with 4, Richie Linn and Jeff Metzger with 2 each, and Evan Hill with 1 point.
February 3rd is Student Night. Griffins host the Alliance (co-op Otisville/Lakeville, Goodrich, Imlay City, Dryden & North Branch) Hartland Stadium Arena. Free Griffins T-shirts and drawing for local business gift cards. Join the fun!
The Linden Girls JV Basketball team was lead by Isabel Wright's Season High 15 points! The Lady Eagles showed tremendous aggressiveness, especially on the defensive end. Leading 18 to 14 at halftime, Linden outscored Goodrich 19 to 8 in the third quarter thanks to great defensive play by Alaina Bradley, Haley Harp, Taylor Acox, and Carly Germain! The Eagles rebounded well all night long lead by Isabel Wright and Maddie Smith. Avery Whitten and Eva Darling both chipped in with 10 points. Maddie Smith scored 7 and Lily Sturgis added 3. It was a great team effort.
They bounced back with a win over the Mid Michigan Storm 3-0 . Collin LaVoie in net for his third shutout of the season. Buerkel stayed hot with a goal and two assists being named the game MVP.
Next up the Griffins travel to Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center to play Davison at January 4th. Go Griffins!
A back and forth first half came to a close with the score tied at 32.
Holly pulled ahead by 10 at the end of the third quarter and the Eagles could not come back.
Travis Klocek led all scorers with 26 points.
Also scoring for Linden were Max James with 7, Braden Banasiak with 6, Jeff Metzger with 5, Richie Linn with 4, and Luke Kenney and Hayden Mahakian with 2 each.
the Griffins travel to Mt. Clemens to face L’Anse Creuse North at . Go Griffins!
Nick Koan had 17 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds and did a great job controlling the tempo of the game. Aidan McCarthy had 9 points and 3 rebounds. Andrew Burns had 8 points and 11 rebounds to go along with his 10 blocks. Blake Knox and Noah Giacomantonio each had 4 points. Blake added 4 assists and Noah had 1.
The JV boys play Rochester at 5:30 on Tuesday December 15th at home.
Corbin Sines took care of the ball well and had 10 points. Nick Koan had 8 points and played extremely well even while being in foul trouble most of the game. Noah Giacomantonio provided defensive energy and contributed 5. Andrew Burns had a great night, rebounding, blocking shots and adding 4 points. Zach Horst had 3 points and teammates Blake Knox, Aiden McCarthy and Tyler Jankowski each contributed 2. Seth Mossing also was a huge help on the glass and got his 1 point from the free throw line.
The Freshman boys basketball team lost their opening game of the season at Lake Orion 42-22.
A cold shooting first half found the Eagles down 21-5 at halftime.
A surge in the third quarter saw Linden cut that lead down to 6 at one time, but the Dragons were too strong on this day and pulled away in the fourth quarter.
Travis Klocek led Linden with 7 points.
Jeff Metzger and Hayden Mahakian had 4 each.
Luke Kenney, Cameron Finnegan, and Braden Banasiak had 2 each.
Rounding out the scoring was Max James with 1 point.
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Tyler Ziccardi has been recognized as the male Flint Kiwanis Athlete of the Month. A two sport standout athlete in both soccer and golf, Ziccardi has earned All Metro, All-District, All-Region honors in both sports. He has been a four year starter on the soccer team and helped the Eagles to an outstanding record of 72-12-7 in his career. Tyler has been selected to the All-District team in each of his four years as well as earning All-Regional and 3rd Team All State in each of the last two seasons. A committee of AD’s from the county selected Tyler for this award and he is a candidate for the Athlete of the Year in the county.
CORI MASON-VOLLEYBALL TERESA WRIGHT -CROSS
Jordan is a three sport athlete for the Eagles, lettering in cross country, basketball and soccer. Recently, Jordan ran her way to her 3rd consecutive All-Region team and was also named to the First Team All Metro team. Closing out her outstanding HS cross career, Jordan ran her lifetime personal best at the D2 State CC Finals last week at MIS and helped the Eagles to a 4th place overall finish.
Tyler is a two sport standout athlete for the Eagles in both soccer and golf, earning First Team All Metro honors in both sports. In soccer, Tyler has been named as 1st Team All-District and All-Region for 3 consecutive seasons and was recently selected to the D2 Third Team All State team.
Congratulations to these two fine student-athletes.
Junior Emily Pearce helped lead the volleyball team to an exciting week in District action as she went 27-35 serving with 8 aces, passed perfect going 48-48, and also added 36 digs.
Hunter Michael led the Eagle football team on defense against Orchard Lake St. Mary's with 11 tackles including 3 solos in a loss in the District Finals.
Senior Jack Eck finished his HS career with a lifetime personal best time of 16:54.5 at the State Finals on Saturday morning. He was Linden’s first finisher on the day and finished in 88th place in the race.
Maya Gossett, a senior, came in 5th for the Eagles MHSAA Division 2 State Finals at MIS on Saturday. Coming in 5th for the Eagles with a time of 20:48, her performance helped Linden place 4th out of 27 teams and 238 runners overall at the State Meet.
Sayer Benge was named as the Eagles lineman of the season and selected as a State Bank Athlete of the Week.
Alia Frederick, 3rd overall - best finish by a Linden female runner
Audrey Steiert, 20th overall - best finish by freshman runner
Taylor Ganger, 30th overall – set a lifetime PR by 15 seconds
Four girls has Lifetime PRs- Audrey Steiert (18:59), Taylor Ganger (19:08), Jordan Holscher (19:35) and Meghan Hitt (21:19). Also fighting for the team was our 5th place runner Maya Gossett, and rounding out the top seven was Freshman Kristina Lachowicz. Crossing the finish line in complete exhaustion, the team completed their season with a fourth place finish out of a field of 27 teams and 238 runners. Seven girls competed at the state finals, but a team does not advance this far without the work ethics, training, support, and encouragement from all team members and their families. Team chemistry and camaraderie is what makes it possible for a team to be successful and reach lofty goals. That is what defines the Linden Girls' Cross Country program!
Andrew, a senior, was selected for his excellent season in goal as the keeper for the Eagles. He helped the team to a great season and allowed very few goals throughout.
Skyler, a junior, had 14 tackles in a play-off win against Brandon on Friday. 4 tackles were for loss, 1 sack, 2 caused fumbles and one recovered fumble.
The Eagles will now play Fenton in the District finals TONIGHT at 6:00pm at Grand Balnc HS. Come out and support your Eagles on their way to a District title.
Linden will now play Grand Blanc on Wednesday at 7pm at Grand Blanc.
Jordan, a senior, competed at the Kayla O'Mara Invite last weekend and placed 12th out of 72 runners and was medalist with a time of 20:24.
David, a sophomore, scored the only, and game winning goal for the Eagles against Fenton last week. He was also named to the Metro Soccer 2nd Team.
Bridget, a senior, had 12 kills, 4 digs and went 15/15 serving with 4 aces against Kearsley. At the Davison Invite she had 10 digs, 27 kills, 3 blocks, and 2 aces.
The JV volleyball team remains undefeated in the Metro with a straight set vicotry over Clio. Christina Clemons had 4 aces, 6 assists and 6 digs; Avery Whitten had 16 digs, 1 kill and 1 ace, Jordan Moros had 5 assists, 3 kills and 1 ace.
Madison Ford had 12 good serves, 4 aces, 9 attacks with 5 kills and 6 digs to lead the JV Eagles to a 25-16, 25-20, 25-23 over Kearsley. Avery Whitten had 19 digs, 5 attacks with one kill; Ashley Kritzman had 6 digs, 7 kills, and 13 attacks; Jordan Moros had 3 aces, 12 assists, 6 digs and 5 kills. The JV team is now 5-0 in league play and 25-7-4 overall.
Linden JV Boys Soccer beat Fenton 5-1 to run its record to a PERFECT 12-0-4!
Jordon Einfeldt led the Eagles with a hat trick and an assist. Tyler Pierce added 2 goals and an assist, Tyler Manner and Jacob Welch added an assist a piece. Nick Koan pitched his 8th shutout of the season.
The JV recorded a total of 67 goal for and only 4 against.
Ali Allison Conly had a fantastic week as she helped our team go 6-2-1. The sophomore led the team in kills with 10 and also added 2 blocks in our win against Brandon, led the team again in kills on Thursday with 11 in our tri. She finished the day Saturday with 22 kills on 57 attempts with only 7 errors and also added 10 digs.
Taylor Ganger ran at the prestigious Portage Invitational on Saturday, October 10th and set a lifetime PR of 19:23 shaving 32 seconds from her previous time. She was a medalist and placed 25th out of 316 runners. Her outstanding performance helped the Lady Eagles take third place out of 46 teams at this very highly competitive invitational.
Jordan Moros had 11 kills, 3 block assists, 2 aces, 9 assists and 7 digs to lead the JV Eagles to a 19-25, 25-11, 25-23 win over Brandon at home. Christina Clemons had 16 assists, 9 digs and 3 aces, Ashley Kritzman had 12 kills and 7 digs, and Avery Whitten had 15 digs and 22 good serve receives. The Eagles are now 4-0 in the Metro and 22-6-1 overall.
The JV Eagles beat Clio 3-0. The Eagles record stands 11-0-4 and 7-0-0 in Metro league play.
Jordon Einfeldt lead the Eagles with 2 goals, Tyler Manner chipped in 1 goal.
Jordon and Tyler Pierce had the assists.
Players of note Nick Koan with his 7th shutout and Matt Whitted.
The JV Eagles beat Mt Pleasant 8-0 to run their record 10-0-4. Goal scorers were: Justin Cygnar and Paul Henrich with 2. Matt Whitted, Jordon Einfeldt, Devin Pierce, Cam Hatfield had 1 a piece. Assists by Alex Arceo with 2, Ethan Hemsely, Jason Senia and Nick Bentley added one a piece.Max James was in goal and got the shutout.
Players of note: Max James, Alex Arceo and Justin Cygnar.
Then on Saturday, at Swartz Creek Golf Course, the team finished 3rd in the Division II race of the Greater Flint XC Championships. Nick McDonald earned first-team recognition in the race. Full results are avaiable here.
In between the two days of racing the team ran the homecoming game football from Brandon to Linden. The Eagles are next in action on Saturday at the Portage Invitational.
Cam Hawkins scored the lone Linden goal. Cam Hawkins was also the player of the game.
For the night, Bridget Adams had 9 kills, 4 blocks and Breyanna Turnipseed had 9 kills, 5 blocks, 15 digs. Emma O'Keefe and Alexus Harden both added 8 kills and Harden also added 14 digs. Megan Klavitter added 35 digs. Miranda Fowler went 21-22 serving with 3 aces and 16 assists. Morgan Fitch added 17 assists.
Jordan Moros led the JV Eagles to a 22-25, 25-15, 25-20 victory over Flushing on Tuesday with 9 assists, 9 digs, 7 kills, 2 assist blocks and two aces. Christina Clemons had 15 assists, 7 digs and 3 kills and Avery Whitten had 22 digs. The Eagles move to 3-0 in the league and 21-6-1 overall.
Aaron led the Eagles to a 21-20 win over Flushing with 15/28 passing for 251 yards with 3 TD's. He also rushed for 14 carries for 83 yards.
The JV Eagles beat Pinckney 4-0. The JV record stands at 8-0-3. Goal scorer's were: Jorden Einfeldt, Jacob Welch, Cam Hawkins, and Devin Pierce. the assists were dished out by: Jacob Welch and Tyler Pierce. Shane Mong gets player of the game.
Alia, a junior, placed 2nd overall from a field of over 300 runners at the Spartan Invite with a time of 19:51 in her second ever HS cross meet. Her performance helped the Eagles to a first place finish out of 43 teams.
Junior Ryan Young led the Eagle football team to a come from behind victory on the road at Swartz Creek. Ryan had 10 carried for 108 yards, 7 catches for 103 yards, 7 tackles and caused a fumble.
Sophomore Julian Shier has been the offensive leader for the Eagle soccer team all season. Last week, Julian netted five goals and added two assists to lead his team to a three win week.
GOALS scored by:
Jordon Einfeldt 3
Cam Hatfield 2
Justin Cygnar 1
Cam Hawkins 1
Alex Arceo 1
Kolton Strauss 2
Jacob Welch 2
Justin Cygnar 1
Cam Hatfield 1
Jason Senia 1
Nick Koan and Trevor Smith combined for the Eagles 6th shutout of the year.
Here is some of the action from this morning:
The Eagles are 2-0 in league play and 6-0-3 overall.
Both teams are on the road on Wednesday at Swartz Creek against the Dragons.
The JV team defeated Bay City John Glen yesterday by the score of 8-0.
Leading the way in scoring was Justin Cygnar with 2 goals. Paul Henrich, Jacob Welch, Kolton Strauss, Cam Hatfield, Matt Whitted, and Nick Koan all tallied 1 goal a piece.
Jason Seina had 3 assists and Alex Areco had 2. Paul Henrich, Tony Perez, and Sam Areco each had 1.
Nick Koan, Tevor Smith and Tony Perez combined in goal for the shutout.
The Eagles record is 5-0-3 on the year.
The Eagles JV team beat Owosso 1-0 for their 3rd win of the year. Nick Koan pitched his 4th shutout of the year. Jacob Welch tallied the game winning goal on a PK.
Players of note: Tyler Pierce, Jordon Einfeldt, and Justin Cynar. JV record stands at 3-03.
The Eagles will now open up Metro competition with a road game on Wednesday at Kearsley.
The junior varsity team played to a 0-0 tie. Players of note for the game were Nick Koan in goal and Jacob Welch.
Week 2: Megan Klavitter led the Eagles to a 3rd place finish at their own invite with 74 digs, 12 aces. She followed that effort up with 38 digs and 8 aces in the Clio quad as the team swept Powers, Nouvel and Clio.
Week 3: Breyanna Turnipseed helped Linden to go 8-2-1 this week sweeping two quads and finishing 9th in a tough 28 team tournament. She had 50 digs, 13 aces, 44 kills, and 7 blocks for week.
Nick McDonald was Linden’s second finisher on Tuesday at the Corunna Earlybird Invitational. He finished 5th overall in a time of 17:32.2. That time was a 23 second improvement over his time from the same event last fall.
Freshman Audrey Steiert placed 3rd overall out of 101 runners at the Corunna Earlybird CC Invitational on September 1st with a time of 20:50.
The JV team also beat Hartland and came away with a 25-21, 25-18 12-15 victory over the Eagles. Christina Clemons had 10 assists, 6 digs and 3 kills; Avery Whitten had 12 digs and added 2 aces. The JV Eagles are now 8-3 on the season.
The freshman team fell to Hartland by scores of 20-25, 20-25 and 12-15.
The Freshman and JV teams will travel to Holly on THURSDAY night next week for league games vs. the Bronchos.
Conner Sproule scored the 1st goal on a PK, Alex Aeceo tallied the 2nd goal on the assist by Jordon Einfeldt. The 3rd goal was scored by Jason Senia, assisted by Tyler Manner. Nick Koan was in goal and recorded the shutout.
The Eagles are 1-0 on the young 2015 season.
For the day, Bridget Adams had 38 kills, Breyanna Turnipseed had 27 kills, And Emma O'Keefe had 16 kills. Megan Klavitter had 74 digs, 12 aces.
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