Today in the MHSAA: 1/18/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 18, 2022

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow won the Tri-Cities Swimming Championship for the 19th-straight season – Midland Daily News

2. GYMNASTICS Rockford was first and Lowell second at the Red Arrows’ Military Salute Invitational – Coldwater Daily Reporter

3. WRESTLING Battle Creek Lakeview won its all-city championship and then finished runner-up as Cedar Springs claimed the overall All-City Challenge title – Battle Creek Enquirer

4. WRESTLING Competitors from 25 schools made up the field at the Boyne City Girls Wrestling Invitational, with the Ramblers’ Lydia Krauss named Most Outstanding Wrestler – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOWLING The Oxford boys and Lake Orion girls won Oakland County Tournament championships – Oakland Press

6. BOWLING Warren Woods-Tower’s Kayla Tafanelli and Macomb Dakota’s Connor Rogus won Macomb County Invitational championships – Macomb Daily Girls | Boys

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice, No. 1 in Division 1 MPR, downed No. 6 Orchard Lake St. Mary’s 45-43 on a buzzer beater – Observer & Eccentric

8. HOCKEY Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central opened with two first-period goals on the way to a 3-1 win over Division 3 No. 2 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood – Oakland Press

9. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 4 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice scored with less than 10 seconds to play to get past Division 3 No. 6 Houghton 3-2 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Benzie Central, No. 15 in Division 3 MPR, won a matchup of undefeated teams 72-55 over Buckley – Up North Live

Also of note …

WRESTLING Longtime and recently-retired Lake Odessa Lakewood coach Bob Veitch will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in April – Lansing State Journal

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