The sun has returned, at least temporarily.
At least it came out long enough for Saginaw-area high school spring athletes to get a chance to compete as the 2022 high school spring sports season gets underway.
And while it may be early, some Saginaw-area athletes are putting together memorable performances, with coaches supplying information on their top players
Fans can choose their favorite for the MLive Saginaw Spring Sports Athlete of the Week honor for April 10-16. Fans can vote until 9 a.m. Friday, April 22.
Jaycey Herst, Bullock Creek
Bullock Creek posted a pair of girls soccer wins, beating Hemlock, 3-2, and Millington, 2-1. Jacey Herst scored two goals in the win over Hemlock, then added a goal and assist in the win over Millington.
Dylan Holmes, Millington
In a clash of Top 10 teams, Millington swept Essexville Garber with Dylan Holmes helping the Cardinals, ranked sixth in Division 3, to the sweep. In the first game, a 13-4 win, Holmes had two hits. In the second game, a 9-8 win, Holmes was 4-for-4 with two doubles, three RBIs and two runs. Holmes also hit the gamewinning homer to beat Garber, which is ranked fifth in Division 2.
Jake Kowalski, Freeland
Jake Kowalski did his part to help Freeland earn a Tri-Valley Conference East sweep of Alma. Kowalski had two hits and an RBI in a 13-0 win, then followed with a no-hitter in a 1-0 win. Kowalski struck out four and allowed no walks, hits or runs.
Levi Maier, Chesaning
Levi Maier, a junior, returns to lead a talented Chesaning boys track team. In the Freeland Invitational, Maier finished third in the 800-meter run and in the 1,600 run.