At the University of Michigan, the Maggie Walker Governor’s School A (14-1) claimed its second PACE NSC championship following a 580-225 win over Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet (14-1).
Following a tiebreaker round among Maggie Walker Governor’s School A, Dorman (11-3), and Stuyvesant (10-3), it was MLK Magnet surpassing Dorman 415-320 while Maggie Walker Governor’s School A took care of Thomas Jefferson A (12-2) in a 440-290 semifinal.
Detroit Catholic Central, one of only two teams to have attended every PACE NSC to date, failed to make the championship playoffs for the first time ever but ran away with the consolation bracket, defeating Maggie Walker Governor’s School B in the consolation finals. Top-seeded Detroit Catholic Central upended #4 Saint Andrew’s Episcopal in one semifinal while #7 seed Maggie Walker Governor’s School B upset #3 Brindlee Mountain B in the other semifinal.