Today in the MHSAA: 1/10/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 10, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lake Fenton won a matchup of state powers, downing reigning Division 3 champion Ypsilanti Arbor Prep 45-39 – WJRT

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Logan Shiels set a Britton Deerfield record with 36 points in a 58-49 win over Saline Washtenaw Christian – Adrian Daily Telegram

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage opened the week with a solid showing, winning 55-38 over McBain – Saginaw News

4. BOWLING Niles’ boys won a matchup of Wolverine Conference leaders 16-14 over Sturgis – Niles Daily Star

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Gaylord started fast on the way to a 61-32 win over St. Ignace – MI Sports Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Kelan Pletcher scored 39 points to lead Ellsworth past Alanson 79-50 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Chloe Sakalas starred as Warren Cousino doubled up Clinton Township Chippewa Valley – Macomb Daily

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sadie Day led as Midland Calvary Baptist doubled up Bay City All Saints – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Cheboygan earned its first victory, 40-30 over Rogers City – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Shelby ran its winning streak to three with a 46-40 win over Newaygo – Local Sports Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 6/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 8, 2023

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Brighton earned its fifth-straight Finals appearance with a 13-10 win over Bloomfield Hills in Division 1, and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern earned its title game berth with a 10-2 win over Hartland – Livingston Daily Press & Argus | Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. BOYS LACROSSE Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice reached its 18th-straight Final with a 26-1 win over Clarkston in Division 1, while Detroit Catholic Central edged reigning champion Hartland 10-9 in another Division 1 Semifinal – Detroit News | Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. GIRLS LACROSSE East Grand Rapids will return to the Division 2 Final after a 15-7 win over Haslett/Williamston, and will meet Detroit Country Day thanks to the Yellowjackets’ 19-10 win over Ann Arbor Skyline – Lansing State Journal | State Champs! Sports Network

4. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central advanced to the Division 2 Final with an 18-5 win over Lowell, and Detroit Country Day downed Grand Rapids Catholic Central 12-7 in another Semifinal – FOX 17

5. BASEBALL Unranked Rudyard advanced in Division 4 with a 5-0 Regional Semifinal win over top-ranked Indian River Inland Lakes – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

6. BASEBALL Unranked Novi upset Northville 6-2 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Oakland Press

7. BASEBALL Unranked Lake Orion extended its impressive tournament run with a 9-4 win over No. 8 White Lake Lakeland in Division 1 – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BASEBALL Unranked Mattawan advanced in Division 1 with a 6-3 win over No. 6 Zeeland East – Kalamazoo Gazette

9. BASEBALL Unranked Macomb Dakota moved on in Division 1 with a 4-2 win over No. 11 Sterling Heights Stevenson – Macomb Daily

10. BASEBALL No. 8 East Jordan advanced in Division 4 with a 9-6 victory over No. 9 Gaylord St. Mary – Petoskey News-Review

Also of note …

MEDIA The Port Huron/Blue Water and sports media communities are mourning the death of past Croswell-Lexington standout Calli Newberry, who had started The Sports Report at the start of the 2022-23 school year and died Tuesday after a car crash the day before – Port Huron Times Herald