Today in the MHSAA: 10/4/17

October 4, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10

1. Boys Soccer: Rochester Adams held firm to its No. 2 ranking in Division 1 with a 2-0 win over No. 3-ranked Troy Athens – Detroit News

2. Girls Golf: Division 2 No. 2 Brighton continued to shine with a 309 to win the Kensington Lakes Activities Association tournament ahead of runner-up and No. 7-ranked Northville, which shot a school-record 313 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Boys Soccer: Unranked East Lansing upset Division 3 No. 5 Williamston in a shootout in Capital Area Activities Conference Gold Cup play, while unranked DeWitt also upset Division 2 No. 9 Haslett in another first-round game and unranked St. Johns knocked out top seed and Division 1 No. 20 Jackson also in a shootout – Lansing State Journal

4. Volleyball: Class C No. 9 Calumet came back from dropping the first set to beat honorable mention Houghton in five as senior Lea Bjorn set a school record with 28 kills – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

5. Girls Swimming & Diving: LPD1 honorable mention Zeeland edged LPD3 No. 2 Holland Christian 105-81 – Holland Sentinel

6. Boys Soccer: Division 1 No. 14 Rochester broke open a scoreless game at halftime to down No. 18 Troy 3-0 – Oakland Press

7. Girls Golf: Marysville shot a 348 to win the St. Clair County tournament by 21 strokes over runner-up St. Clair – Port Huron Times Herald

8. Boys Soccer: Division 2 No. 19 St. Joseph got past No. 20 Richland Gull Lake 1-0 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

9. Girls Golf: LPD3 No. 10 Big Rapids added another Central State Activities Association championship to the program’s successful history – Big Rapids News

10. Volleyball: For the second time in four days, Rudyard’s Sydnie Zeeryp broke her school record for blocks in a match with 10 this time against DeTour; Rudyard is No. 8 in Class D – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Also of note …

Girls Golf: From Monday, Brighton, DeWitt and LPD4 No. 2 Jackson Lumen Christi claimed the top three places, respectively, at Monday’s East Lansing Invitational –

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