Livonia — After having its streak of four straight girls Catholic High School League AB championships snapped last year, Dearborn Divine Child came out on a mission Tuesday and reclaimed its place on top with a dominating performance.
Divine Child won the meet with 122 points.
Hanna Korpics took home first place in the 100-meter hurdles, edging Farmington Hills Mercy's Mia Flynn.
Korpics finished with a time of 16.52, while Flynn came in at 16.54.
"I thought she was going to catch me at the finish line," Korpics admitted. "But this is my first league championship and it feels really good.
"When I was younger, I would always be in the back somewhere, but now that I won it feels a lot better."
Defending team champion Warren Regina finished in second place with a score of 85.5, but nothing was going to stand in the way of a Divine Child team coming off a Division 2 regional championship last weekend.
"We have a well-rounded team," Divine Child coach Tony Mifsud said. "To me, this is bigger than regionals. There's not as many teams, but the competition is more fierce. You're facing your rivals.
"It was kind of depressing (losing last year), but right now I'm overjoyed."
Korpics also added a 300 hurdles title, while Divine Child as a team won the 4x100 relay, the shot put and the discus.
Farmington Hills Mercy finished in third place with 79 points as Allysen Eads won both the 1,600 and 3,200.
Geoff Robinson is a freelance writer.