Today in the MHSAA: 12/14/16

December 14, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Reigning champions met, streaks were broken and career milestones were accomplished on the basketball court, and we found some early-season coverage of swimming & diving and bowling as well from a busy Tuesday statewide.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.

Girls Basketball

Reese continued its impressive start with a 47-33 win over 2015 Class B semifinalist Bay City John Glenn, as John Glenn’s Kalle Martinez scored her 1,000th career point – Bay City Times

St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran earned coach Ron Briney his 400th career win, 64-35 over Bridgman – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

We don’t publicize losing streaks but can celebrate when they end; Holland finished a 55-game losing streak with a 56-36 win over Wyoming Godwin Heights – Holland Sentinel

Maddie Lanser’s basket with nine seconds to play gave McBain Northern Michigan Christian a 36-35 win over Lake City – Cadillac News

Muskegon Oakridge moved to 5-0 with a 46-32 win over formerly-undefeated Montague – Muskegon Chronicle

Boys Basketball

Reigning Class B champion Detroit Henry Ford scored 23 fourth-quarter points to down reigning Class C champion Flint Beecher 67-56 – Flint Journal

Bridgeport’s Charles Garrett put up 33 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Bearcats past Frankenmuth and Mario Whitley (29 points/14 rebounds) 69-59 – Saginaw News

Saline held its second opponent in three games under 30 points, downing Ann Arbor Pioneer 45-29 – Ann Arbor News

Girls Bowling

Jenny Pelc rolled games of 224 and 236 to lead White Lake Lakeland to a 28-2 win over Walled Lake Western – Observer & Eccentric

Boys Swimming & Diving

Gibraltar Carlson earned eight first-place finishes to claim its opening dual meet 103-77 over Dearborn Edsel Ford – Southgate News Herald

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