Today In The MHSAA: 10/7/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 7, 2021

1. BOYS TENNIS No. 5 Holland West Ottawa won a loaded Lower Peninsula Division 1 Regional ahead of additional qualifiers No. 7 Hudsonville and No. 6 Rockford – Holland Sentinel

2. BOYS SOCCER Division 2 No. 7 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood downed Warren De La Salle Collegiate 4-1 in the Detroit Catholic League Bishop championship game – Macomb Daily

3. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 3 Hudsonville Unity Christian edged top-ranked Holland Christian 1-0 in the Ottawa-Kent Conference Blue semifinals – Holland Sentinel

4. BOYS TENNIS Top-ranked Okemos won seven of eight flights to clinch an LPD2 Regional title, and Mason in LPD3 won its first Regional championship since 1995 just ahead of No. 10 Haslett – Lansing State Journal

5. BOYS SOCCER Buckley downed Kingsley 6-0 to clinch the Northwest Conference title outright, with the league championship its first since 1999 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. BOYS SOCCER Walled Lake Northern scored the game’s lone goal late in the second half to defeat South Lyon 1-0 in the Lakes Valley Conference Tournament final – Oakland Press

7. BOYS TENNIS LPD2 No. 8 Midland Dow won its 13th-straight Regional title, in LPD2 – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS TENNIS Top-ranked Traverse City St. Francis claimed another LPD4 Regional championship, continuing a run more than a decade long – Up North Live

9. GIRLS GOLF Midland Dow was first and Petoskey second at their LPD2 Regional – Midland Daily News

10. BOYS SOCCER Brownstown Woodhaven clinched its fourth-straight Downriver League title with a 3-1 win over Dearborn Edsel Ford – Southgate News-Herald

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Niles Brandywine clinched the outright Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference Red championship with a 4-2 win over Buchanan – Niles Daily Star

CROSS COUNTRY The Munising girls and Stephenson boys claimed Skyline Central Conference championships – Iron Mountain Daily News

BOYS SOCCER Division 4 No. 7 McBain Northern Michigan Christian finished its Northern Michigan Soccer League title run with a 6-0 win over LeRoy Pine River – Cadillac 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