Today in the MHSAA: 12/16/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 16, 2022

1. BOYS BASKETBALL JT Smith went over 1,000 career points for Blanchard Montabella in its 78-39 win over St. Chares – Greenville Daily News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL North Farmington continued its surge with a 60-39 win over Hamtramck – MLIVE-Detroit

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Emma Salowitz’s late free throw gave Deckerville a 29-28 win over Bay City All Saints – Bay City Times

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Battle Creek Lakeview edged rival Battle Creek Central 51-50 – Battle Creek Enquirer

5. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 7 Lake Orion took its final lead in the third period of a 4-3 win over Birmingham United – Oakland Press

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Montreal Reid’s last-second basket gave Lake Odessa Lakewood a 52-50 win over Leslie – Jackson Citizen Patriot

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Parker Hovey’s triple-double paced Hart in its 92-84 win over Big Rapids – Local Sports Journal

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Owen Colpaert’s big fourth quarter propelled Macomb Dakota to a 50-46 win over Romeo – Macomb Daily

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Onaway edged Johannesburg-Lewiston 44-39 to move to 4-0 – Cheboygan Daily News

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Mesick downed Manistee Catholic Central 65-42 in a key West Michigan D League matchup – Cadillac News

Also of note …

WRESTLING Whittemore-Prescott faced LeRoy Pine River in a girls wrestling dual during Wednesday’s Craig Funsch Memorial Tournament – Bay City Times

Today in the MHSAA: 12/5/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 5, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming Westwood opened this season with a 61-52 win over Menominee – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage moved to 2-0 with a 60-46 win over Holt – WJRT

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Manton opened the season with a 56-42 win over Kingsley – MI Sports Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL East Jordan earned its first victory, edging Central Lake 68-65 – Petoskey News-Review

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd is 3-0 after a 46-36 win over Saginaw Swan Valley – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Fraser started with a win, 49-44 over Macomb Lutheran North – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kinde North Huron opened with a 34-27 win over Owendale-Gagetown – Huron Daily Tribune

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ida followed Jessica Schrader to a 59-51 opening win over Milan – Monroe News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Dearborn defeated Pinckney 40-30 in another season opener – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hesperia opened with a 42-20 win over Walkerville – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Josh Lucas, who led Chelsea to the Division 4 title in 2021, is taking over at Jenison – Grand Rapids Press