Today in the MHSAA: 1/18/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 18, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Emily Homan was key down the stretch as Haslett won a matchup of undefeated rivals, 55-52 over DeWitt – Lansing State Journal

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL East Grand Rapids handed Lowell its first defeat, 49-40 – FOX 17

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice won a league matchup of top statewide teams, 66-48 over Orchard Lake St. Mary’s – Oakland Press

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Morenci downed Petersburg Summerfield 48-41 in a meeting of ranked Division 4 teams – Adrian Daily Telegram

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Cadillac’s 3-point skill helped it pass Maple City Glen Lake 59-48 – Up North Live

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Madison Smith became Mackinaw City’s all-time leading scorer in a big win over Alanson – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saline handed Chelsea its first defeat, 62-60 – Ann Arbor News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Caledonia dealt Holland West Ottawa its first loss, 54-39 – Holland Sentinel

9. BOYS BASKETBALL East Kentwood also dealt Grand Haven its first loss, 65-56 – Grand Haven Tribune

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Bronson moved to 10-0 doubling up Reading – Sturgis Journal

Also of note …

VOLLEYBALL Ann Arbor Skyline’s Harper Murray was named Gatorade’s National Player of the Year – Ann Arbor News

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