Today in the MHSAA: 1/19/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 19, 2023

1. WRESTLING Division 1 No. 5 Clarkston topped honorable mention Oxford 42-20 to clinch a second-straight Oakland Activities Association Red championship – Oakland Press

2. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 5 Hartland edged No. 3 Livonia Stevenson 4-3 with a late short-handed goal – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. HOCKEY Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central remained undefeated with a 6-3 win over Division 2 No. 4 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice – Oakland Press

4. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Brighton came back from three goals down to get past No. 9 Salem 5-3 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Tyler Jamison set a school record with 28 rebounds in Port Huron Northern’s 74-55 win over New Haven – The Sports Report

6. HOCKEY Bryton Thaxton had a first-period hat trick in Gaylord’s 5-1 win over Petoskey – Petoskey News-Review

7. HOCKEY White Lake Lakeland edged Division 3 No. 2 Flint Powers Catholic 2-1 – Mid-Michigan Now

8. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 8 Traverse City Central downed West 3-1 to win the annual McCullough Memorial Challenge Cup – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Cass City won on the final shot for the fourth time this season, this time 47-45 over Caro – Bay City Times

10. SKIING The Benzie/Frankfort girls and Onekama boys won league meets – Benzie Record Patriot

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Coach Elliot Uzelac has resigned from Berrien Springs, his latest stop over a long and successful career – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

FOOTBALL Detroit Catholic Central has hired former captain Justin Cessante as its next coach – Detroit Free Press

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