Today in the MHSAA: 1/17/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 17, 2023

1. BOWLING The St. Clair Shores Lake Shore boys won their first Macomb County championship and were joined by the Macomb L’Anse Creuse girls as this season’s winning teams – Macomb Daily Girls | Boys

2. HOCKEY Division 3 top-ranked Houghton went 2-0 for the weekend with a 6-5 win over Division 2 No. 5 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice and 5-2 win over No. 7 Detroit U-D Jesuit – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale handed Flint Beecher its first loss, 63-52, at the MLK Freedom Classic – D Zone

4. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 2 Alpena downed No. 4 Saginaw Heritage 3-2 to run its winning streak to 10 – WBKB

5. SWIMMING & DIVING Connor Dowd set school and pool records in leading Essexville Garber to the Ogemaw Heights Stephanie Rice Memorial Invitational championship – Bay City Times

6. BOWLING The South Lyon girls and Oxford boys won Oakland County championships – Oakland Press Girls | Boys

7. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Danny Borozan earned four first places to help Battle Creek Lakeview – an honorable mention in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – to its 32nd-straight All-City championship – Battle Creek Enquirer

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 7 Detroit Country Day scored on its first shot on the way to a 6-3 win over No. 6 Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett – Oakland Press

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL West Bloomfield closed its MLK Classic with a big win over Detroit Cass Tech – Oakland Press

10. WRESTLING Howell won Parma Western’s 59th Jim Dewland Classic, with the host team runner-up – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

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