Today in the MHSAA: 10/8/19

October 8, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

We’ve officially entered tournament time for our first few Lower Peninsula sports, with Girls Golf Regionals teeing off Monday while boys soccer and tennis teams finished their regular seasons with playoffs up next.

1. Girls Golf: No. 4 Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian won its Lower Peninsula Division 4 Regional and No. 3 Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Prep was second, with No. 5 Montague third to make the Finals for the first time – Muskegon Chronicle

2. Girls Golf: No. 3 Okemos won its LPD1 Regional against a field including No. 8 Grand Blanc and formerly-ranked Brighton – Lansing State Journal

3. Girls Golf: No. 9 St. Joseph edged Mattawan by a stroke and No. 4 Middleville Thornapple Kellogg by three to win an LPD2 Regional – Sturgis Journal

4. Boys Soccer: Utica Eisenhower downed Utica 1-0 to earn a share of the Macomb Area Conference Red title and the 200th victory for coach Josh VanHouten – Macomb Daily

5. Boys Soccer: Division 1 No. 3 Novi got past No. 14 Livonia Stevenson 4-0 to claim the overall Kensington Lakes Activities Association championship – Observer & Eccentric

6. Boys Soccer: A Saline win over Monroe combined with a tie between Division 1 No. 4 Ann Arbor Skyline and Pioneer gave the Southeastern Conference Red title to the No. 13 Hornets – Saline Post

7. Boys Soccer: Roscommon locked up the Northern Michigan Soccer League title with a 5-1 victory over Gladwin, which had won the last five league championships – MI Sports Now

8. Boys Soccer: Division 4 No. 8 Adrian Lenawee Christian repeated as overall Independent Soccer League champion with a 1-0 win over No. 9 Hillsdale Academy – Adrian Daily Telegram

9. Girls Golf: No. 3 Marshall won its LPD3 Regional by 20 strokes – Niles Daily Star

10. Boys Tennis: Brownstown Woodhaven won four flights on the way to clinching the Downriver League Meet team title – Southgate News-Herald

Also of note …

Boys Soccer: Chippewa Valley shut out Utica Ford 4-0 to also share the MAC Red title – Macomb Daily

Girls Golf: Grosse Pointe South shot a 335 to outpace its LPD1 Regional field by 35 strokes –

Boys Tennis: From Saturday, LPD1 No. 3 Northville edged No. 9 Novi to win the overall KLAA Tournament title – Observer & Eccentric

Boys Tennis: From Saturday, Muskegon Mona Shores scored two more points than Jenison to win the Ottawa-Kent Conference Black Tournament title – Local Sports Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press