Today in the MHSAA: 12/17/19

December 17, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Memorable baskets from a pair of 1,000-point basketball scorers led off the final full week of Michigan high school sports action for calendar year 2019 on Monday.

1. Girls Basketball: Ishpeming Westwood downed rival Ishpeming 64-33 as Madelyn Koski went over 1,000 career points for the Patriots – The Upbeat

2. Girls Basketball: Manton’s Abby Brown scored 19 points and went over 1,000 for her career in her team’s 67-52 win over Kingsley – Up North Live

3. Boys Basketball: Muskegon Western Michigan Christian trailed during the second half but emerged with a 49-37 win over Wyoming Tri-unity Christian – FOX 17

4. Girls Basketball: Midland Dow came back from a one-point halftime deficit to get past Davison 47-35 – Midland Daily News

5. Boys Basketball: Camden-Frontier moved to 3-0 with a 73-50 win over Litchfield, setting up a meeting of unbeaten teams Thursday – Hillsdale Daily News

6. Girls Basketball: Fruitport Calvary Christian enjoyed a pair of double-doubles during a 67-46 win over Hesperia – Local Sports Journal

7. Girls Basketball: Molly Gerow was nearly perfect from the field and line in Beaverton’s 67-33 win over Coleman – Midland Daily News

8. Boys Basketball: Concord downed Brooklyn Columbia Central 51-48 in a matchup of teams led by first-year coaches – JTV

9. Boys Basketball: Carney-Nadeau added a 55-36 win over Stephenson in advance of Thursday’s intriguing matchup with Powers North Central – Escanaba Daily Press

10. Girls Basketball: After falling in its opener, Hillman has won four straight with the latest 56-23 over Atlanta – Alpena 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