Our 5 Favorite Photos From the State Title Hockey Game Between Midland Dow and Orchard Lake St. Mary’s

PLYMOUTH, MI — Midland Dow won its first Division 3 state hockey championship after beating St. Mary’s 2-0 on Saturday.

The teams were neck and neck throughout the state title game. Nolan Sanders scored the first goal and Ryan Pomranky scored the second for Midland Dow.

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The shutout victory kicked off a celebration on the ice after Midland Dow received the state championship trophy.

Scroll down to see MLive’s five favorite photos from the game. Click here to see all 28 photos from the game or to purchase prints.

Division 3 National Hockey Finals

St. Mary’s and Midland dow players battle for the puck during the Division 3 State Hockey Final on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth. Midland Dow won against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep, 2-0. Meg Potter | MLive.com

Division 3 National Hockey Finals

St. Mary’s goaltender Aidan Klingbeil dives too late to keep the puck out of the net during the Division 3 State Hockey Final on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth. Midland Dow won against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep, 2-0. Meg Potter | MLive.com

Division 3 National Hockey Finals

Midland Dow players celebrate their victory after the Division 3 Hockey Final on Saturday March 12, 2022 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth. Midland Dow won against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep, 2-0. Meg Potter | MLive.com

Division 3 National Hockey Finals

Midland Dow’s Caden Chritz and St. Mary’s Reiss Williams battle for the puck during the Division 3 State Hockey Final on Saturday March 12, 2022 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth. Midland Dow won against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep, 2-0. Meg Potter | MLive.com

Division 3 National Hockey Finals

St. Mary’s Dylan Magdich and Midland Dow’s William Vansumeren battle for the puck during the Division 3 State Hockey Final on Saturday March 12, 2022 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth. Midland Dow won against Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Prep, 2-0. Meg Potter | MLive.com

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