Today In The MHSAA: 11/4/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 4, 2021

1. BOYS SOCCER No. 13 Grand Rapids Christian moved past reigning champion and top-ranked Richland Gull Lake 2-1 in a Division 2 Semifinal – FOX 17

2. BOYS SOCCER No. 5 Grand Rapids South Christian will be making it’s third-straight trip to the Division 3 Final after defeating No. 4 Elk Rapids 2-1 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. BOYS SOCCER Two-time reigning champion and current No. 2 Grosse Ile will play in its fourth-straight Final thanks to a 2-0 Division 3 Semifinal win over Flint Powers Catholic – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS SOCCER No. 4 Okemos scored the lone goal in its Division 1 Semifinal win over No. 5 Northville – Lansing State Journal

5. BOYS SOCCER Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice will play in its first Final since 2009 after defeating No. 12 DeWitt in overtime 2-1 – Observer & Eccentric

6. BOYS SOCCER No. 6 Wyoming Potter’s House scored its Division 4 Semifinal’s lone goal, to advance past Holland Black River – Grand Rapids Press

7. BOYS SOCCER No. 3 New Baltimore Anchor Bay will play for the Division 1 title after downing Grosse Pointe South 3-1 – Macomb Daily

8. BOYS SOCCER No. 5 Clarkston Everest Collegiate advanced to the Division 4 Final with a 1-0 win over Allen Park Inter-City Baptist – Oakland Press

9. VOLLEYBALL Crystal Falls Forest Park twice came back from one-set deficits to defeat honorable mention Carney-Nadeau in a Division 4 District Semifinal – Iron Mountain Daily News

10. VOLLEYBALL No. 2 Athens won a matchup of two more Division 4 contenders, in four sets over No. 10 Mendon – Sturgis Journal

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