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Buchanan High School wins 2022 Southwest Michigan Spirit Tournament

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Kim LaSata on Monday announced Buchanan High School as the winner of the 2022 Southwest Michigan Spirit Tournament.

Coming up just behind Buchanan High School in second place was Niles High School, with a total vote count of 199. Buchanan’s winning score was 316.

“Hats off to the Bucks for their win this year,” said LaSata, R-Niles. “I’d also like to congratulate the rival Vikings for putting up good numbers and making it a great competition. It’s great to see these communities come out to support students and display their school spirit.”

The spirit tournament began on Monday, Feb. 28 with 31 area high schools competing in four brackets. Voting closed Friday, April 1.