Zoe Smith and Axel Vermaat Selected As First Bank Outstanding Scholar-Athletes for 2021-22

Zoe Smith and Axel Vermaat Selected As First Bank Outstanding Scholar-Athletes for 2021-22

MSHS seniors Zoe Smith (girls basketball, girls golf) and Axel Vermaat (boys soccer, boys basketball) have been named as the recipients of the First Bank Outstanding Scholar-Athletes for the 2021-22 academic year.

Thank you to First Bank for their continued support of MSHS and its student-athletes through this award.

Selection criteria for the First Bank Outstanding Scholar-Athlete Award are:

  1. Academic excellence based on cumulative GPA, academic honors received and class standing.
  2. Athletic performance and accolades with students having earned a minimum of four varsity letters. In addition, honorees must have earned varsity letters in at least two sports.
  3. Extracurricular involvement in MSHS clubs/organizations as well as a demonstrated commitment to community service.

Zoe Smith participates in the MSHS Girls Basketball and Girls Golf programs.  She holds a 3.97 cumulative GPA.

Smith’s 2021-22 Involvement and Achievements:

  • Girls Basketball:  BCAM “Outstanding Senior Student-Athlete” Award, All-Great Northern Conference Second Team
  • Girls Golf:  All-U.P. Second Team; All-Great Northern Conference  First Team
  • Additional Extracurricular Involvement:  Student Council Vice President; National Honor Society
  • Other Accomplishments:  Herman E. Olson Citizenship Kaufman Award; Local Scholarship; Kiwanis “Athlete of the Month” – January
  • Post-Graduation Plans:  Attend Grand Valley State University and study business and marketing

 

Axel Vermaat participates in the MSHS Boys Soccer and Boys Basketball programs.  He owns a cumulative GPA of 4.37.

Vermaat’s 2021-22 Involvement and Achievements:

  • Boys Soccer:  Team Captain; Led Team in Assists (18); Third in Goals (10); helped team to 14th consecutive U.P. Championship (21-2 record)
  • Boys Basketball:  Started at guard in all 21 games in the 2021-22 season
  • Additional Extracurricular Involvement:  National Honor Society Treasurer; Student Council; Disc Golf Club; Ping Pong Club; Sierra Club Student Coalition
  • Other Accomplishments:  2021-22 Academic Kaufman Award; Excellence in Education Scholarship; Local Scholarship; Elks State Scholarship; AP Scholar with Distinction; Kiwanis “Athlete of the Month” – October
  • Post-Graduation Plans: Attend college and pursue a career as an economist or politician.
Girls Golf Places Third At 2022 MHSAA U.P. Finals

Girls Golf Places Third At 2022 MHSAA U.P. Finals

On Wednesday morning (6/1/22), the MSHS Girls Golf Team traveled to take part in the 2022 MHSAA U.P. Golf Finals that were hosted at Sweetgrass Golf Course by Escanaba High School.

2022 U.P. Division 1 Girls Team Scores:

  1. Escanaba – 411
  2. Negaunee – 417
  3. Marquette – 422
  4. Westwood – 431
  5. Menominee – 440
  6. Kingsford – 444
  7. Houghton – 499
  8. Calumet – 562
  9. Sault Ste. Marie – 575
  10. Ironwood – 609

Top 15 Places – 2022 U.P. Division 1 Girls:

  • 1.  Rachel Niskanen – Negaunee – 82
  • 2.  Madison Derusha – Menominee – 83
  • 3.  Jillian Koski – Westwood – 89
  • 4.  Cierra Scott – Escanaba – 90
  • 5.  Redeit Husking – Iron Mountain – 93
  • 6.  Laci Moffatt – Westwood – 95
  • 7.  Abby Luke – Marquette – 97
  • 8.  Zoe Smith – Marquette – 99
  • 9.  Sophie Derkos – Escanaba – 100
  • 10.  Grace Maki – Kingsford – 103
  • 11.  Bryonna Sanders – Kingsford – 105
  • 12.  Peyton Wellman – Escanaba – 108
  • 13.  Summer Dudo – Negaunee – 109
  • 14.  Adyson Sanders – Marquette – 111
  • T15.  Annika Wangrud – Escanaba – 113
  • T15.  Daylyn Drew – Negaunee – 113
  • T15.  Marisa Hird – Negaunee – 113
Girls Golf Wins Team Championship At 2022 Great Northern Conference Meet

Girls Golf Wins Team Championship At 2022 Great Northern Conference Meet

On Thursday morning (5/26/22), the MSHS Girls Golf Team traveled to take part in the 2022 Great Northern Conference Championship Meet hosted by Escanaba High School.

Girls Team Scores:

  1. Marquette – 165
  2. Kingsford – 166
  3. Escanaba – 177
  4. Menominee – 179
  5. Gladstone – 213

Top 10 Places – Girls:

  • 1.  Madison Derusa – Menominee – 83
  • T2.  Abby Luke – Marquette – 93
  • T2.  Cierra Scott – Escanaba – 93
  • 4.  Zoe Smith – Marquette – 97
  • 5.  Grace Maki – Kingsford – 100
  • T6.  Peyton Wellman – Escanaba – 106
  • T6.  Sophie Derkos – Escanaba – 106
  • T8.  Adyson Saunders – Marquette – 108
  • T8.  Annika Wangrud – Escanaba – 108
  • 10.  Ella Pond – Marquette – 109

The team will conclude its season next Wednesday, 6/1/22, when they compete in the 2022 MHSAA U.P. Finals hosted at the Sweetgrass and Sage Run Golf Courses in Bark River-Harris.

Girls Golf Places Third At Flivver Invitational

Girls Golf Places Third At Flivver Invitational

On Monday morning (5/23/22), the MSHS Girls Golf Team traveled to Pine Grove Country Club to compete in the Flivver Invitational hosted by Kingsford High School.

Girls Team Scores:

  1. Kingsford – 207
  2. Escanaba – 209
  3. Marquette – 214
  4. Menominee – 218
  5. Gladstone – NTS

Top 10 Places – Girls:

  • 1.  Bryonna Sanders – Kingsford – 43
  • 2.  Madison Derusha – Menominee – 45
  • 3.  Grace Maki – Kingsford – 46
  • 4.  Cierra Scott – Escanaba – 48
  • 5.  Sophie Derkos – Escanaba – 49
  • T6.  Adyson Saunders – Marquette – 51
  • T6.  Zoe Smith – Marquette – 51
  • T8.  Abby Luke – Marquette – 52
  • T8.  Marin Park – Menominee – 52
  • 10.  Peyton Wellman – Escanaba – 54

Click here for full results from the 5/23/22 Meet at Pine Grove Country Club.

The team will next host the Marquette Invitational on Wednesday, May 25, on the Heritage Course of Marquette Country Club.  The event has an 11:00 a.m. start time.

Girls Golf Wins At Escanaba First Bank Invitational

Girls Golf Wins At Escanaba First Bank Invitational

On Thursday morning, the MSHS Girls Golf Team traveled to Escanaba Country Club to compete in the First Bank Invitational hosted by Escanaba High School.

Girls Team Scores:

  1. Marquette – 426
  2. Escanaba – 446
  3. Menominee – 464

Top 10 Places – Girls:

  • 1.  Madison Derusha – Menominee – 89
  • 2.  Zoe Smith – Marquette – 97
  • 3.  Cierra Scott – Escanaba – 99
  • 4.  Abby Luke – Marquette – 102
  • 5.  Addyson Saunders – Marquette – 109
  • 6.  Mackenzie Doyle – Menominee – 113
  • 7.  Peyton Wellman – Escanaba – 114 
  • 8.  Maddie Wilson – Escanaba – 116
  • 9.  Sophie Derkos – Escanaba – 117
  • 10.  Lexi Smith – Marquette – 118

The team will next travel to a Kingsford on Monday, May 23 for an 18-hole conference meet held at Pine Grove Country Club starting at 9:30 a.m. EST.

Girls Golf Takes Third Place At Negaunee Kiwanis Invitational

Girls Golf Takes Third Place At Negaunee Kiwanis Invitational

On Tuesday morning, the MSHS Girls Golf Team traveled to Wawonowin Country Club to compete in the Kiwanis Invitational hosted by Negaunee High School.   Seven total teams participated in the event.

Girls Team Scores:

  1. Negaunee – 217
  2. Manistique – 218
  3. Marquette – 228
  4. Houghton – 242
  5. West Iron County – 253
  6. Westwood – 261
  7. Calumet – 300

Top 10 Places – Girls:

  • 1.  Nora Cunningham – Manistique
  • 2.  Rachel Niskanen – Negaunee
  • 3.  Abby Luke – Marquette
  • 4.  Mattisyn Hunkele – Manistique
  • 5.  Reidet Husing – Iron Mountain
  • 6.  Zoe Smith – Marquette
  • 7.  Marisa Hird – Negaunee
  • 8.  Laci Moffatt – Westwood
  • 9.  Keegan Leonard – Houghton
  • 10.  Renee Blanck – Westwood

The team will next travel to a 9-hole conference meet hosted by Escanaba tomorrow, May 12,  at Escanaba Country Club starting at 11:00 a.m.

Girls Golf Wins At Terrace Bluff 9-Hole Meet

Girls Golf Wins At Terrace Bluff 9-Hole Meet

On Monday morning, the MSHS Girls Golf Team traveled to Gladstone to compete in a 9-hole event hosted at the Terrace Bluff Golf Club.  Results from the meet are included as part of the season long series with schools in the Great Northern Conference.

Girls Team Scores:

  1. Marquette – 208
  2. Escanaba – 214
  3. Kingsford – 220
  4. Menominee – 228
  5. Gladstone – NTS

Top 15 Places – Girls:

  • 1.  Madison Derusha – Menominee – 40
  • T2.  Addyson Saunders – Marquette – 49
  • T2.  Grace Maki – Kingsford- 49
  • T4.  Abby Luke – Marquette – 50
  • T4.  Annika Wangrud – Escanaba – 50
  • 6.  Zoe Smith – Marquette – 51
  • 7.  Sophie Derkos – Escanaba – 54
  • T8.  Maddie Wilson – Escanaba – 55
  • T8.  Maggie Menghini – Kingsford – 55
  • T8.  Peyton Wellman – Escanaba – 55
  • 11.  Bryonna Sanders – Kingsford – 57
  • T12.  Cierra Scott – Escanaba – 58
  • T12.  Lexi Smith – Marquette – 58
  • 14.  Ella Rizzo – Kingsford – 59
  • 15.  Mackenzie Doyle – Menominee – 60

The team will next host a 9-hole conference meet next Monday, May 9, on the Heritage Course of Marquette Country Club starting at 2:00 p.m.

Girls Golf Takes First In 9-Hole Meet In Menominee

Girls Golf Takes First In 9-Hole Meet In Menominee

On Thursday afternoon, the MSHS Girls Golf Team traveled to Menominee to compete in a 9-hole event hosted at Riverside Golf Club.  Results from the meet are included as part of the season long series with schools in the Great Northern Conference.

Girls Team Scores:

  1. Marquette – 224
  2. Escanaba – 226
  3. Menominee – 251
  4. Kingsford – 255
  5. Gladstone – NTS

Top 15 Places – Girls:

  • 1.  Madison Derusha – Menominee – 46
  • 2.  Abigail Luke – Marquette – 51
  • 3.  Sophie Derkos – Escanaba – 52
  • 4.  Cierra Scott – Escanaba – 55
  • 5.  Lexi Smith – Marquette – 56
  • 6.  Addyson Saunders – Marquette – 57
  • 7.  Peyton Wellman – Escanaba – 58
  • 8.  Amanda Yu – Kingsford – 59
  • 9.  Zoe Smith – Marquette – 60
  • 10.  Annika Wangrud – Escanaba – 61
  • 11.  Bryonna Sanders – Kingsford – 62
  • 12.  Maggie Menghini – Kingsford – 63
  • 13.  Hanna Drifka – Menominee – 66
  • 14.  Marin Park – Menominee – 67
  • 15.  Ella Pond – Marquette – 69

The team will next travel to Gladstone on Monday, May 2, to compete in a meet at the Terrace Bay Golf Course starting at 10:00 a.m.

Girls Golf Finishes Third At 2021 Division 1 U.P. Finals

Girls Golf Finishes Third At 2021 Division 1 U.P. Finals

The MSHS Girls Golf Team competed in the 2021 Division 1 U.P. Finals on Thursday (6/3/21).  The event was hosted at Sage Run Golf Course by Escanaba High School.

Division 1 Girls Team Scores:

  1. Menominee – 373
  2. Westwood – 424
  3. Marquette – 436
  4. Houghton – 454
  5. Escanaba – 456
  6. Negaunee – 509
  7. Manistique – 521

Top 20 Finishers:

  1. Josie Hofer – Menominee – 81
  2. Rachel Niskanen – Negaunee – 84
  3. Madison Derusha – Menominee – 86
  4. Jenna Nolde – Menominee – 97
  5. Morgan Rhoades – Marquette – 98
  6. Keegan Leonard – Houghton – 98
  7. Cierra Scott – Escanaba – 99
  8. Jillian Koski – Westwood – 101
  9. Laci Moffatt – Westwood – 101
  10. Zoe Smith – Marquette – 102
  11. Kalle Keranen – Westwood – 103
  12. Lilly Alaspa – Sault Ste. Marie – 105
  13. Erin Barrette – Menominee – 109
  14. Rennee Blanck – Westwood – 112
  15. Abby Hill – Escanaba – 115
  16. Heidi Meglathery – Westwood – 115
  17. Marissa Hird – Houghton – 116
  18. Ruth Hummell – Marquette – 117
  19. Emma Anderson – Menominee – 118
  20. Michaela Geburkuff – Houghton – 118
MSHS School Spirit Face Masks for Sale

MSHS School Spirit Face Masks for Sale

Show your school spirit at upcoming home athletics events by purchasing an MSHS face mask with the Marquette “Block M” logo on it!

Masks are available for $10/mask and come in both black and red (see picture below).  Material is a breathable 100% polyester with sublimated logo and elastic ear straps (one size fits all).

All proceeds to go benefit MSHS boys and girls athletics teams.

To purchase, contact the MSHS Athletics Department at atiseo@mapsnet.org or 906-225-5362.