Today in the MHSAA: 1/15/19

January 15, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A matchup of two of the north’s top girls basketball teams plus rivalry games in hoops and hockey highlighted Monday’s action across the state.

1. Girls Basketball: Kingsley won a matchup of league leaders, downing Manton 66-40 – WPBN

2. Hockey: Division 3 No. 6 Houghton poured in four goals during the third period to get past Hancock 6-1 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

3. Girls Basketball: Charlevoix won a matchup of first-place teams in the Lake Michigan Conference, 56-32 over Elk Rapids – Petoskey News-Review

4. Skiing: Gaylord’s Reagan Olli won both slalom and giant slalom at the Big North Conference competition at Crystal Mountain; Petoskey’s boys and Traverse City Central’s girls finished first among teams – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. Boys Basketball: Justus Clark made both free throws with a tenth of a second to play to get North Farmington past Farmington High 41-39 – C&G Newspapers

6. Boys Basketball: Buchanan came back from 10 points down to defeat Constantine 59-51 –

7. Girls Basketball: Coleman made a last-second stop to outlast Tawas 35-34 – Midland Daily News

8. Girls Basketball: Sanford Meridian came back from a five-point halftime deficit to down Breckenridge 48-33 – Midland Daily News

9. Boys Basketball: Rapid River made 57 percent of its shots from the field in a 68-54 win over Powers North Central – Escanaba Daily Press

10. Bowling: Grand Haven’s girls downed East Kentwood’s 27-3, while the boys teams tied in league competition – Grand Haven Tribune

Also of note …

Wrestling: From Saturday, Division 1 No. 2 Brighton downed No. 4 Hartland to claim the Kensington Lakes Activities Association West championship – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Today in the MHSAA: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal