Hartland Wrestling Coach Reaches Milestone
March 3, 2021
Hartland wrestling coach Todd Cheney became the fourth Michigan High School coach to record 800 career wins when the Eagles beat Adrian 67-12 at the Bedford Quad on Tuesday night. The Eagles also shut out Dexter 72-0 and beat Temperance Bedford 49-14 to give Cheney 802 wins for his career. He’s coached his alma mater for 29 seasons.
In boys basketball, the three-way tie atop the KLAA West is down to two teams after Brighton knocked off Northvlle 48-38. Dallas Armstrong led the Bulldogs with 23 points. Hartland also improved to 7-2 by beating Salem 62-30. Howell rolled past Plymouth 54-40 behind 12 points and 15 rebounds by J.D. Dell, lifting the Highlanders to 5-4 on the season. Howell went on a 13-0 run after Plymouth scored first, and cruised from there.
Fowlerville’s Brendan Young, who set a school record in scoring on Saturday, added 31 points to his total as the Gladiators downed Lansing Eastern 72-62. Billy Hutchins added 18 points as the Gladiators improved to 7-2 on the season.
On the girls side, Hartland rolled past Salem 57-17 behind Lillie Gustafson, who had 15 points and 10 rebounds. Mary Copple had 15 points and Jessica Andrew 14 as Brighton downed Northville 56-38, Amelia Storm had 16 points and 11 rebounds as Howell held off Plymouth 47-44 and Levee Clark had 18 points and 12 rebounds as Fowlerville beat Lansing Eastern 54-22.