2017-05-18 / Sports

Eagles, Lakers named academic all-state

For the 15th straight season, the Glen Lake girls softball team has secured Michigan High School Softball Coaches Association (MHSSCA) Academic All-State honors.

Glen Lake coach Gary Galla, treasurer of the MHSSCA, said the Lady Lakers turned in a team GPA of 3.43.

St. Mary also made the cut, coach Teresa Szur confirmed yesterday morning, with a team GPA of 3.31.

Individually, St. Mary senior second baseman Emily Holmes and Glen Lake senior shortstop Kelly Bunek collected academic all-state honors. Bunek had a cumulative GPA of 3.96; Holmes had a cumulative GPA of 3.83.

Bunek and Holmes were Leelanau County’s only all-state performers in 2016, sharing the county lead for hits with 51 apiece. Bunek was named to the all-state first team; Holmes was an honorable mention.

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