Today In The MHSAA: 12/15/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 15, 2021

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sault Ste. Marie scored seven points over the final 23 seconds to edge Gaylord 59-57 – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

2. WRESTLING Gibraltar Carlson defeated Dearborn Fordson and Dearborn Heights Crestwood, and Carlson’s Deisel Gessner won his two matches by pin in a combined 46 seconds – Monroe News

3. HOCKEY Riverview Gabriel Richard scored the game’s lone goal with 1:02 to play to get past Detroit Country Day – Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis opened with a key league win, 59-40 over Charlevoix – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Saginaw Swan Valley used a strong defensive performance to get past Reese 54-43 – Saginaw News

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Owosso followed sophomore Skotti Ball-Duley to a 42-34 win over Fenton – Owosso Argus-Press

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central outlasted St. Joseph 76-73 in double overtime – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central came back from a halftime deficit to defeat Richland Gull Lake 49-34 – Kalamazoo Gazette

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon opened its season with a 59-35 win over Traverse City Central – Local Sports Journal

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Sub Ashton Tomassi was super in Brighton’s 66-47 win over Lapeer – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

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