The Detroit Pistons hung close for three quarters, but eventually lost 89-79 in Denver on Wednesday night in their regular season opener. Josh Smith scored 25 points to pace Detroit, while DJ Augustin added 15. The Pistons play in Minnesota on Thursday night.
Justin Abdelkader had two goals and an assist to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-2 win in Washington on Wednesday night. Abdelkader scored the game tying and game winning goals in a three goal third period by the Wings. Pavel Datsyuk had a goal and an assist and Henrik Zetterberg added two assists. Gustav Nyquist also had a goal. The Red Wings will host the Los Angeles
Pairings for the first round of the high school football playoffs where released on Sunday evening. These are the match ups for teams from the Blue Water Area.
DETROIT EAST ENGLISH (6-3) AT PORT HURON HIGH (7-2)
YALE (6-3) AT RICHMOND (8-1)
MARYSVILLE (6-3) AT ST. CLAIR (6-3)
DETROIT CENTRAL COLLEGIATE (6-3) AT MARINE CITY (9-0)