Today in the MHSAA: 10/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 23, 2023

1. GIRLS GOLF Repeat champions Rochester Adams and Farmington Hills Mercy, first-time winner Grand Rapids Catholic Central, and Lansing Catholic won Lower Peninsula Finals titles, and Macomb Lutheran North’s Lauren Timpf and Ann Arbor Greenhills’ Mia Melendez joined only six others in claiming a third individual championship –

2. BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Marquette ran its Upper Peninsula Finals streak to five, while Painesdale Jeffers and Dollar Bay both won their third-consecutive titles –

3. GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY Marquette and Hancock continued championship streaks and Chassell climbed to the top again, while Ishpeming’s Lola Korpi won her third individual title at the UP Cross Country Finals –

4. BOYS TENNIS Midland Dow capped an undefeated season, Bloomfield Hills and Ann Arbor Greenhills repeated and Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood was a champion again at the Lower Peninsula Finals –

5. CROSS COUNTRY Frankenmuth swept Saginaw County championships, with the Eagles Mary Richmond and Freeland’s TJ Hansen winning their third individual titles; Frankenmuth’s girls are ranked No. 8 in Lower Penisula Division 2, and the boys are No. 12 – Saginaw News

6. VOLLEYBALL Kent City defeated Grant, Reed City and Division 3 honorable mention Morley Stanwood to claim the Central State Activities Association Tournament title – Local Sports Journal

7. VOLLEYBALL Division 1 honorable mention Battle Creek Harper Creek defeated Coldwater and Marshall to claim the Interstate 8 Athletic Conference Tournament championship – Battle Creek Enquirer

8. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 honorable mention Bronson finished 3-0 and downed Quincy in the finale to win the Big 8 Conference Tournament – Coldwater Daily Reporter

9. VOLLEYBALL Cassopolis went 5-0 and closed with a sweep of Centreville to clinch the Southwest 10 Conference Tournament title – Niles Daily Star

10. VOLLEYBALL Buchanan secured the outright Lakeland Conference title with a league tournament win – Niles Daily Star

Today in the MHSAA: 4/19/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 19, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 8 Trenton defeated Division 1 honorable mention Allen Park for the first time since 2015, 5-1 – Southgate News-Herald

2. GIRLS SOCCER Division 4 No. 4 Royal Oak Shrine came back to defeat No. 12 Clarkston Everest Collegiate 3-1 – Oakland Press

3. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 3 Bay City Western downed No. 6 Grand Blanc 4-2, and they tied 1-1 in the second game – WJRT

4. BOYS GOLF Howell and Derek Kantola were the team and individual winners at the Black/Green/Gold/Orange Tournament – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 4 Spring Lake rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by No. 11 Coopersville to win the series’ third game 19-4 – Grand Rapids Press

6. BOYS GOLF Richland Gull Lake shot a 302 to win the Coldwater Invitational by 15 strokes – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. SOFTBALL Division 1 honorable mention Midland swept Davison, and Grace Schloop struck out 16 in a 4-0 no-hitter win – Midland Daily News

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 12 Muskegon Mona Shores downed Wyoming, and Shay Norden became the Sailors’ second-leading career scorer – Local Sports Journal

9. SOFTBALL Hanover-Horton swept Division 3 honorable mention Leslie, but Leslie’s Ada Bradford reached 1,000 career strikeouts – Jackson Citizen Patriot

10. SOFTBALL Grace Lewis threw a six-inning no-hitter as Kingsley swept Kalkaska – Traverse City Record-Eagle