Today In The MHSAA: 12/17/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 17, 2021

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Wayne Memorial won a rematch from last season’s Division 1 Semifinals, defeating Detroit Renaissance 61-44 – Observer & Eccentric

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Richland Gull Lake handed Kalamazoo Central its first home league loss since 2014, 78-75 in overtime – Kalamazoo Gazette

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s earned an impressive 60-51 win over Clarkston – Oakland Press

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ryleigh Zinn had a quadruple-double in leading Genesee past Owendale-Gagetown – Flint Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Freshman Jace Petree scored 25 points in Plymouth’s 72-62 win over Berkley – Observer & Eccentric

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sturgis held on for a 33-28 overtime win over Dowagiac –

7. BOYS BASKETALL Sophomore Dylan Grant played a big role as Warren Michigan Collegiate downed Warren Lincoln 63-54 – Macomb Daily

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Gladstone improved to 3-1 with a 45-30 win over Iron Mountain – Escanaba Daily Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Elk Rapids went on the road for a 55-45 win over Charlevoix – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Utica Eisenhower earned its first win, 57-47 over Utica – Macomb Daily

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