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: 5/26/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 26, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Hartland opened Division 1 District play with a 2-1 win over No. 6 Okemos – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. SOFTBALL Gaylord swept Evart 11-0 and 4-1 in a matchup of top-ranked teams in Divisions 2 and 3, respectively – Cadillac News

3. BOYS GOLF Manistee – No. 9 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – closed a West Michigan Conference championship run – Manistee News Advocate

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention New Boston Huron defeated Flat Rock 13-4 to clinch an outright Huron League title – Monroe News

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Saginaw Valley Lutheran opened Division 4 District play with a 4-0 win over No. 14 Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker – Saginaw News

6. GIRLS SOCCER Abby Curtis scored four goals to lead Schoolcraft in a Division 4 District-opening win over Comstock – FOX 17

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 11 Midland Dow advanced in Division 1 with a 2-1 win over Traverse City West – Midland Daily News

8. TRACK & FIELD The Romeo girls and Macomb Dakota boys won Macomb County Invitational titles – Macomb Daily Girls | Boys

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 15 Traverse City St. Francis edged Cheboygan in a Division 3 opener – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. GIRLS SOCCER Berkley opened Division 1 District play with a 3-1 win over Birmingham Groves – Oakland Press