Today In The MHSAA: 1/13/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 13, 2022

1. HOCKEY Top-ranked Warren De La Salle scored two goals over the final minutes to defeat No. 2 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 3-2 – Observer & Eccentric

2. WRESTLING No. 8 Brighton likely shook up the Division 1 rankings with a 46-29 win over No. 3 Hartland – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. WRESTLING Division 4 top-ranked Hudson defeated Division 3 No. 2 Clinton 38-25 in league competition – Adrian Daily Telegram

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis handed Division 3 No. 3 Harbor Springs its first loss, 54-37 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Division 3 No. 11 Reese earned the edge in the Greater Thumb Conference West standings with a 67-57 win over top-ranked Bad Axe – Bay City Times

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kennedy Guild scored her 1,000th career point in Pickford’s 70-20 win over Newberry – MI Sports Now

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL McBain Northern Michigan Christian won a matchup of undefeated teams 30-27 over Lake City – Cadillac News

8. GYMNASTICS Reigning MHSAA Finals champion Jackson Area defeated Coldwater 136.300-128.975 in league competition – Coldwater Daily Reporter

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sanford Meridian moved to 9-1 and continued to sit atop the Jack Pine Conference with a 46-30 win over Gladwin – Midland Daily News

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Cheboygan broke Division 4 No. 15 Indian River Inland Lakes’ five-game winning streak, prevailing 49-39 – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune