Tier 1 AAA hockey state championships at the Taylor Sportsplex

The 2009 Tier 1 AAA Michigan State Championships are scheduled through March 15 at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

The state playoffs for the Michigan Amateur Hockey Association (MAHA) conclude March 1 for girls and women, continue March 3-8 and March 9-15 for boys teams. Many of the state champions will advance to national tournaments.

Admission is free.

This weekend's schedule:

TIER 1 AAA U-12 GIRLS

Friday, February 27
Belle Tire vs. Little Caesars, 4 p.m., News-Herald Rink

Saturday, February 28
Victory Honda vs. Belle Tire, 1 p.m., News-Herald Rink

Sunday, March 1
State Championship Game, 11:30 a.m., News-Herald Rink

TIER 1 AAA U-14 GIRLS

Saturday, February 28
Belle Tire vs. HoneyBaked, 11:30 a.m., Taylor Chevrolet Rink

Sunday, March 1
State Championship Game, 2:30 p.m., News-Herald Rink

TIER 1 AAA U-16 GIRLS

Friday, February 27
Victory Honda vs. HoneyBaked, 5:30, Taylor Chevrolet Rink
Belle Tire vs. Motor City, 5:30 p.m., News-Herald Rink
Little Caesars vs. Grand Rapids, 7 p.m., Taylor Chevrolet Rink

Saturday, February 28
Belle Tire vs. Little Caesars, 10 a.m., News-Herald Rink
Motor City vs. Victory Honda, 10 a.m., Taylor Chevrolet Rink
HoneyBaked vs. Grand Rapids, 11:30 a.m., News-Herald Rink

Sunday, March 1
Semifinals: 1st place vs. 4th place, 10 a.m., News-Herald Rink
Semifinals: 2nd Place vs. 3rd place, 10 a.m., Taylor Chevrolet Rink
State Championship Game, 5:30 p.m., News-Herald Rink

TIER 1 AAA U-19 GIRLS

Friday, February 27
Victory Honda vs. Little Caesars, 7 p.m., News-Herald Rink
Belle Tire vs. Grand Rapids, 8:30 p.m., Taylor Chevrolet Rink

Saturday, February 28
HoneyBaked vs. Belle Tire, 2:30 p.m., News-Herald Rink
Grand Rapids vs. Victory Honda, 2:30 p.m., Taylor Chevrolet Rink

Sunday, March 1
State Championship Game, 4 p.m., News-Herald Rink

SENIOR B WOMEN

Friday, February 27
Three Star Trucking vs. O'Leary Hawks, 8:30 p.m., News-Herald Rink

Saturday, February 28
O'Leary Hawks vs. Three Star Trucking, 4 p.m., News-Herald Rink

Sunday, March 1
State Championship Game, 1 p.m., News-Herald Rink