Today in the MHSAA: 10/1/20

October 1, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Wednesday was girls golf championship day for a number of downstate leagues and counties, as Forest Hills Northern continued an incredible winning streak and Marian started one in memorable fashion.

1. Girls Golf: Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern – No. 1 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – posted its 31st straight win, taking first at the Ottawa-Kent Conference White Tournament – Grand Rapids Press

2. Girls Golf: LPD3 top-ranked Bloomfield Hills Marian won its first Oakland County Division 1 championship, against a field including LPD2 No. 2 South Lyon and LPD1 No.1 Rochester Adams – Oakland Press

3. Girls Golf: St. Joseph shot 373 to clinch a win in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference Tournament and its eighth-straight league title – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

4. Girls Golf: LPD3 No. 2 Macomb Lutheran North broke Utica Eisenhower’s two-year winning streak at the Macomb County Invitational – Macomb Daily

5. Girls Golf: LPD2 No. 6 Muskegon Mona Shores shot a 359 to win the O-K Green Tournament – Local Sports Journal

6. Girls Golf: LPD4 No. 3 Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Prep shot a 379 to win the Kalamazoo Valley Association Tournament – Niles Daily Star

7. Boys Soccer: Midland handed reigning Saginaw Valley League champion Dow its first league loss, 4-1 – Midland Daily News

8. Boys Soccer: Riverview moved to 11-0 with a 2-1 win over New Boston Huron – Southgate News-Herald

9. Boys Soccer: Fenton handed Goodrich its first defeat this season, 3-1 – WJRT

10. Boys Soccer: Tristan Feighner scored seven goals to lead Leslie past Stockbridge 7-1 – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

Girls Golf: From Monday, Gibraltar Carlson won its first Monroe County Championship title – Monroe News

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune