Mikayla Haut

Posted On: 11/9/20 11:42 AM

Division 3 saw some upsets in district tournaments last week that have reshaped some regional projections.

Will the upsets continue this week, or will the powerhouse programs atop the rankings move closer to Battle Creek?

Here’s my picks for the eight regionals in Division 3 this week.

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Regional 17 at Manistique

Semifinal Matchups: Calumet vs. Negaunee; Manistique vs. Charlevoix

Breakdown: A solid regional in the Upper Peninsula features two teams that could make a run to Battle Creek. I like Calumet and Charlevoix to meet in this regional final. The Copper Kings were dominant at home last week, while the Rayders made quick work of their opponents in St. Ignace. Each team will face some adversity in the final, but I give the edge to Charlevoix. They have put themselves against some stronger non-conference opponents this year.

Finals Prediction: Charlevoix over Calumet

Regional 18 at Manton

Semifinal Matchups: McBain vs. Johannesburg-Lewiston; Traverse City St. Francis vs. Beaverton

Breakdown: This regional features a semifinal matchup of two teams that have reached Battle Creek in recent years. St. Francis punched its ticket in 2018,

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