Gold Medal Classic resumes on Wednesday; 45 teams entered
HERMANSVILLE — The 82nd annual Gold Medal Classic got started over the weekend at the Meyer Township Community Club in Hermansville. The junior high divisions played on Saturday and Sunday.
Wednesday, the traditional adult portion of the tournament will tip off with four games.
At 6 p.m. on Wednesday in Class E, Premium Mulch will take on the Thirsty Whale of Norway. A Class C game will have R-Place of Spalding clashing with Dubey Park of Menominee at 7 p.m.
The 8 p.m. game will be Stewart Manufacturing vs. Wendricks Truss, both of Hermansville in Class E. Also in Class E, Dani and the Jets will take on the Church Ballers at 9 p.m. to finish out the first night of action.
To begin action on Thursday night, the winner of Wednesday night’s Class E finale will advance to take on the Stephenson Strollers in the first of five games on the night. Roger Grinsteiner leads the Strollers into the tournament again this year, with the Strollers making their 82nd entry into the fabled tournament.
At 7 p.m., Wildwood Restaurant of Hermansville will clash with Jim’s Plumbing of Wallace in Class E. The 8 p.m. game will feature 3’s Company of Gladstone versus Juiced Apparel of Carney in Class C.
The 9 p.m. game is also a Class C contest, with Superior Welding of Hermansville taking on Dario Saric & Son. The 10 p.m. contest, also a Class C game, will feature long time entrant Kakuk’s of Daggett versus the winner of Wednesday’s R-Place versus Dubey Park contest.
The schedule for the remainder of the tournament will be published later in the week.
Results from April 10 and 11:
– 7th grade girls champions Sault Ste. Marie
– Runner up McNeil Oilers-Crystal Falls
– 7th grade boys champions North Dickinson Nordics
– Runner up Sault Ste. Marie
– 8th grade boys champions McNeil Oilers-Crystal Falls
– Runner up Gallino Seamless Gutters-Norway