Today in the MHSAA: 1/20/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 20, 2022

1. WRESTLING Top-ranked Dundee downed No. 2 Clinton 40-26 in a meeting of the state’s top teams in Division 3 – Monroe News

2. HOCKEY Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central came back to get past Division 2 No. 5 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice 3-2 – Oakland Press

3. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 2 Brighton edged No. 6 Salem 3-0, and Division 2 top-ranked Hartland downed Division 3 No. 3 Orchard Lake St. Mary’s 6-4 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Freshman Sophia Bussell set Monroe’s school record with eight 3-pointers in a 63-43 win over Ypsilanti Lincoln – Monroe News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Flushing defeated Swartz Creek 54-27, delivering coach Larry Ford his 300th win – Flint Journal

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Gavin Dukaj scored nine of his 12 points after regulation, draining three 3-pointers over two overtimes in Tawas’ 58-56 win over Beaverton – Bay City Times

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL St. Ignace edged Pickford 58-56 on a buzzer beater – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

8. WRESTLING Division 1 No. 8 Grandville’s pin in the final match secured a 37-30 win over Hudsonville – FOX17

9. HOCKEY Petoskey avenged an earlier loss to Traverse City Central, 4-3 – Petoskey News-Review

10. HOCKEY Brendan Pippen scored three goals during the third period of Big Rapids’ 6-1 win over Cadillac – Big Rapids News

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