Today in the MHSAA: 11/2/17

November 2, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10

1. Boys Soccer: No. 5 Detroit Catholic Central downed reigning Division 1 champion and current No. 6 East Kentwood 2-1 to advance to its first MHSAA Final in this sport – Observer & Eccentric

2. Boys Soccer: No. 5 Ann Arbor Greenhills downed two-time reigning champion and current No. 14 Burton Genesee Christian 2-0 in a Division 4 Semifinal – WEYI (at 38 seconds)

3. Boys Soccer: No. 16 Ludington upended No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian 2-1 to advance to the Division 3 Final – Ludington Daily News

4. Boys soccer: No. 15 Walled Lake Central also advanced to its first MHSAA Final in boys soccer, winning with a shootout against Troy – Oakland Press

5. Boys Soccer: No. 3 Flint Powers Catholic claimed a 1-0 win over No. 5 Detroit Country Day in a Division 3 Semifinal that went to a shootout – Detroit News

6. Boys Soccer: No. 8 Holland downed No. 7 Coldwater 3-0 in Division 2 to advance to Saturday’s Final – Holland Sentinel

7. Boys Soccer: No. 4 Kalamazoo Hackett scored all of its goals in the first half in downing No. 8 Buckley 3-1 in a Division 4 Semifinal – Cadillac News

8. Boys Soccer: Unranked East Lansing is headed back to the Division 2 championship game thanks to a 2-0 Semifinal win over Farmington Hills Harrison – Lansing State Journal

9. Volleyball: No. 8 Calumet finished a four-win run over rival Houghton this season with a four-set win in a Class C District Semifinal – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

10. Volleyball: New Baltimore Anchor Bay avenged a pair of recent heart-breaking losses to Macomb Dakota by beating the Cougars in their Class A District match; both were honorable mentions in the final rankings – Macomb Daily

Also of note …

Volleyball: Howell swept Hartland in a Class A District Semifinal, its first District win in eight years – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Football: Longtime Bay City Central coach Morley Fraser resigned after 32 seasons leading the program – Bay City Times

Today in the MHSAA: 5/24/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 24, 2024

1. BOYS TENNIS Negaunee won its 13th consecutive Mid-Peninsula Conference championship – Marquette Mining Journal

2. GIRLS TENNIS Traverse City St. Francis – No. 3 in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – ran its Lake Michigan Conference title streak to six – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. BOYS GOLF Jackson Frelich shot a 69 to help Brighton finish off a Kensington Lakes Activities Association championship – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. GIRLS LACROSSE Reigning Division 2 champion Detroit Country Day opened postseason play with a 22-6 win over Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood – Oakland Press

5. GOLF Negaunee swept the MPC girls and boys championships in this sport as well – Upper Michigan Source

6. BOYS LACROSSE Caleb Lewandowski scored nine goals as Traverse City United edged Petoskey 11-10 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. SOFTBALL Isabell Guy set Reed City’s single-season wins record earning both during a sweep of Fremont – Big Rapids Pioneer

8. BOYS GOLF Battle Creek Harper Creek won its third-straight All-City championship led by medalist Joey Mario – Battle Creek Enquirer

9. GIRLS SOCCER Romeo upset Division 1 No. 7 Utica Eisenhower 2-0 in a District matchup – Macomb Daily

10. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central advanced in Regional play with a 14-9 win over Spring Lake – FOX 17