Today in the MHSAA: 1/19/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 19, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Trenton Taratuta went over 2,000 career points in Hillman’s 70-38 win over Fairview – Alpena News

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central sits alone in first place in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference West thanks to a 53-44 win over Stevensville Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette

3. BOYS BASKETBALL North Farmington remains undefeated after a 50-35 win over Rochester Adams – Detroit News

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Emma Jones’ 3-pointer at the buzzer pushed Homer past Jonesville 42-41 – Hillsdale Daily News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL St. Joseph Our Lady of the Lake Catholic defeated St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran for the first time since 2014, 22-20 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Clinton Township Clintondale is tied for first in the Macomb Area Conference Bronze thanks to a 53-39 victory over co-leader Center Line – Macomb Daily

7. HOCKEY Traverse City West posted a 3-2 win over Saline – MI Sports Now

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Alex Jamison set a Port Huron Northern record with eight 3-pointers in his team’s 78-67 win over Grosse Pointe North – Port Huron Times Herald

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Grosse Ile continued to shine defensively in a 45-33 win over Flat Rock – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Mackinaw City kept pace in the Northern Lakes Conference with a 76-43 win over Indian River Inland Lakes – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Westland John Glenn coach Jason Mensing, who led a quick turnaround of the program after previously guiding Ottawa Lake Whiteford to the 2017 Division 8 championship, is leaving for a position in Florida – Hometown Life

Today in the MHSAA: 2/27/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 27, 2024

1. SKIING Traverse City Central’s boys broke West’s title streak at the Division 1 Finals, and West’s girls continued as repeat champs – Girls | Boys

2. SKIING Cadillac’s girls took back the Division 2 Finals championship, while Petoskey’s boys won their 12th over the last 13 seasons – Girls | Boys

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Manistee earned an impressive 45-32 win over Big Rapids to open Division 2 District play – Ludington Daily News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Holly earned its first District win since 2018, 62-44 over Lapeer in Division 1 – WJRT

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Jenison entered this week 2-20, but earned one of the night’s biggest upsets 46-45 over Grandville in Division 1 – Grand Rapids Press

6. HOCKEY Howell opened its Division 1 Regional run with a 4-1 win over Kalamazoo Eagles – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. HOCKEY Bay City and Saginaw Heritage set up a Division 2 Regional Final matchup with wins – Mid-Michigan Now

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Chibueze Amaezecki tipped in the winning points with six seconds to play in a 46-44 Division 2 win over Parchment – Kalamazoo Gazette

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Carsonville-Port Sanilac downed Kinde North Huron 56-53 in overtime in a Division 4 opener – Huron Daily Tribune

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Mekhi Radford-Donawa scored 39 points to lead Marysville past Armada 69-58 in Division 2 District play – Port Huron Times Herald