Sanford Meridian 49, McBain 43
Meridian improved to 16-6 with this regional semifinal win over McBain at Grayling. 
Nick Metzger had 22 points and two steals for the winners. Dane Plichta had eight points, seven assists and five steals. Sawyer Moloy and six points, seven rebounds and two blocks. Cam Haiser had seven points.
Evan Haverkamp had 15 points for McBain.
Meridian had quarter leads of 14-9, 29-20 and 42-31.
“We built a 14-point lead but missed some easy shots and they got back in it,” SM coach Mitch Bohn said. “Dane sealed the deal with 4-for-4 from the free-throw-line. Nick made 6-for-6 from the 3-point line to keep us ahead all game.”
Meridian plays Grayling on Wednesday in Grayling for the regional title.