Today in the MHSAA: 10/8/20

October 8, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The fields for this season’s Lower Peninsula Girls Golf and Boys Tennis Finals continued to fill Wednesday, with a new-look District format changing things up on the courts.

1. Girls Golf: Top-ranked Rochester Adams won its first Regional in more than two decades, with No. 9 Bloomfield Hills and No. 8 Troy also advancing in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – Oakland Press

2. Girls Golf: No. 3 Plymouth (326), No. 2 Northville (330) and unranked Ann Arbor Pioneer (349) advanced from another strong LPD1 Regional – We Love Ann Arbor

3. Boys Tennis: No. 11 Allegan advanced with a tie-breaker win over No. 7 Holland Christian in an LPD3 District Final – Holland Sentinel

4. Boys Tennis: No. 2 Traverse City St. Francis earned its 13th-straight Finals weekend berth, with an LPD4 District title – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. Girls Golf: No. 10 Haslett, No. 9 Okemos and No. 7 Fenton took the top three places, respectively, at the LPD2 Regional at The Emerald – Flint Journal

6. Volleyball: Division 1 top-ranked Farmington Hills Mercy moved to 23-0 this fall with a second win this season over No. 3 Bloomfield Hills Marian – Observer & Eccentric

7. Girls Golf: No. 5 Michigan Center, No. 10 Adrian Lenawee Christian and unranked Hanover-Horton qualified from an LPD4 Regional at Cascades – JTV

8. Boys Soccer: Division 1 No. 3 (MPR) Detroit Catholic Central clinched the Detroit Catholic League Bishop championship with a 3-0 win over Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood – Oakland Press

9. Boys Soccer: McBain Northern Michigan Christian downed Cheboygan 2-0 to claim its first Northern Michigan Soccer League title – Cadillac News

10. Boys Tennis: No. 13 Traverse City Central received a bye and then defeated No. 15 Midland in an LPD2 District Final to advance to a sixth-straight Finals weekend – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Also of note …

Cross Country: From Tuesday, the Fairview boys and Rogers City girls clinched North Star League championships – WBKB

Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 31, 2023

1. BOYS TENNIS Ishpeming began the MHSAA’s Spring Finals schedule with a championship in Upper Peninsula Division 2 –

2. SOFTBALL Ava Mullen struck out a Stevensville Lakeshore-record 19 batters in the No. 5 Lancers’ 6-0 perfect-game win over Berrien Springs in Division 2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 6 Saginaw Nouvel avenged its 2022 postseason loss with a 2-0 win over No. 3 Valley Lutheran in a Division 4 District Semifinal – Saginaw News

4. BASEBALL AJ Jones struck out 13 in No. 20 Hillman’s no-hitter District win over Atlanta in Division 4 – WBKB

5. BOYS GOLF No. 4 Charlevoix shot a 309 to win its Lower Peninsula Division 4 Regional by 10 strokes – Petoskey News-Review

6. GIRLS SOCCER Sophia Hekkema broke her own single-season school scoring record in leading Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to a 5-0 Division 2 District win over Ludington – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BASEBALL A 12-run inning highlighted unranked Mattawan’s big Division 1 District win over No. 17 Portage Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 4 Essexville Garber swept Division 4 top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing in regular-season play – Bay City Times

9. GIRLS SOCCER Brighton avenged a pair of regular-season losses to Hartland with a 3-0 District Semifinal victory – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS SOCCER Lilley Bosley netted the game’s lone goal in No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek’s 1-0 win over Romeo in Division 1 – Oakland Press