Today in the MHSAA: 1/14/20

January 14, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A quieter Monday in high school sports across the state still had its share of highlights, topped by a career milestone in girls basketball and meeting of undefeated teams on the boys side.

1. Girls Basketball: Dani Salenbien went over 1,000 career points during Adrian Lenawee Christian’s 56-21 win over Manchester – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. Boys Basketball: Undefeated Oscoda handed Hale its first loss, 64-43 – Alpena News

3. Competitive Cheer: Jonesville posted its highest total score of this season in winning the Springport Invitational just ahead of Hillsdale – Hillsdale Daily News

4. Skiing: The Petoskey boys and Traverse City Central girls won the season’s first Big North Conference meets – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. Girls Basketball: Emily Bayle nearly posted a quadruple-double for Hesperia in its 63-41 win over Pentwater – Local Sports Journal

6. Girls Basketball: Cadillac shut down Bay City Western for a 39-26 win – Cadillac News

7. Boys Basketball: Birmingham Groves broke a four-game losing streak with a 58-36 win over Rochester – Oakland Press

8. Boys Basketball: Harbor Springs followed David Harrell to a 58-37 win over DeTour – MI Sports Now

9. Boys Basketball: Kingsford held off Crystal Falls Forest Park 72-65 – Iron Mountain Daily News

10. Bowling: Chelsea and Temperance Bedford split matches, Bedford’s girls winning 27-3 and Chelsea’s boys victorious 23-7 – Chelsea Sun Times News

Also of note …

Football: Former Benton Harbor coach Elliot Uzelac will take over at Berrien Springs – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press