Today in the MHSAA: 10/11/19

October 11, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The MHSAA Lower Peninsula Boys Tennis Finals fields began to take shape with the first Regionals for that sport played Thursday, while the LP Girls Golf Finals fields are set after the last of those Regional tournaments finished up.

1. Boys Tennis: Top-ranked Ann Arbor Greenhills swept every flight to win its Lower Peninsula Division 3 Regional, with No. 3 Detroit Country Day finishing runner-up in seven flights – We Love Ann Arbor

2. Boys Tennis: LPD3 No. 10 Petoskey won every flight on the way to an 11th straight Regional team championship – Petoskey News-Review

3. Girls Golf: Unranked Troy edged runner-up and No. 6 Rochester Adams by two strokes to win their LPD1 Regional – Oakland Press

4. Boys Tennis: Gibraltar Carlson outpaced runner-up Allen Park by a point to win its fifth straight Regional title, in LPD2 – Southgate News-Herald

5. Boys Tennis: St. Joseph claimed its 22nd Regional title over the last 24 seasons, in LPD3 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

6. Girls Golf: LPD1 No. 8 Grand Blanc shot a 329 to edge LPD3 No. 1 Flint Powers Catholic by two strokes and win the Saginaw Valley League Tournament – Midland Daily News

7. Boys Soccer: Alpena won its first MHSAA Tournament game in at least nine years, 5-0 over Mount Pleasant in Division 2 – Alpena News

8. Volleyball: No. 6 Clarkston got past honorable mention Lake Orion in a key Oakland Activities Association Red matchup – Oakland Press

9. Cross County: Saugatuck’s girls and boys teams swept the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship meet titles; the girls are ranked No. 14 in LPD3 and the boys are ranked No. 3 – Holland Sentinel

10. Girls Swimming & Diving: No. 7 Ann Arbor Skyline outpaced No. 10 Huron 114-72 in a matchup of two of the three ranked Ann Arbor schools in LPD1 – We Love Ann Arbor

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette