Today In The MHSAA: 10/6/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 6, 2021

1. GIRLS GOLF No. 5 Byron Center shot a 339 to win its Lower Peninsula Division 2 Regional, followed by No. 9 Battle Creek Lakeview and No. 3 Richland Gull Lake – Coldwater Daily Reporter

2. BOYS SOCCER Pinckney defeated Ypsilanti Community 2-0 to clinch the Southeastern Conference White title, its second league title ever and first since 1999 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. BOYS SOCCER Traverse City West defeated Central 2-1 to clinch a share of the Big North Conference title, the Titans’ 20thTraverse City Record-Eagle

4. GIRLS GOLF Top-ranked Montague, No. 2 Remus Chippewa Hills and Traverse City St. Francis advanced from the LPD4 Regional at Katke GC – Big Rapids Pioneer

5. VOLLEYBALL No. 3 Battle Creek St. Philip swept top-ranked Athens in a matchup of contenders in Division 4 – Battle Creek Enquirer

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 2 No. 3 Fenton secured an outright Flint Metro League championship with a draw against Goodrich – WJRT

7. BOYS SOCCER Caleb Caballero scored three of Division 1 No. 13 East Lansing’s goals in a 4-0 Capital Area Activities Conference Gold Cup semifinal win over Division 2 No. 15 DeWitt – Lansing State Journal

8. VOLLEYBALL Division 1 top-ranked Bloomfield Hills Marian swept No. 6 Farmington Hills Mercy for the second time this fall – Observer & Eccentric

9. GIRLS GOLF No. 7 Flint Powers Catholic, No. 9 Freeland and Cheboygan took the top three spots, respectively, at the LPD3 Regional at Pine River Country Club – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

10. BOYS SOCCER Jack Guggemos broke the Division 1 No. 5 Okemos single-season scoring record in leading his team to a 5-2 CAAC Gold Cup semifinal win over Mason – Lansing State Journal

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