Today in the MHSAA: 1/22/16

January 22, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Records fell, stealing the show Thursday night – both puns intended – as bowling and basketball milestones were achieved on both sides for the bridge.

Boys Basketball

St. Ignace’s Gage Kreski had eight steals (to go with 29 points and 17 rebounds) in a 78-40 win over Pickford to extend his career steals total to 366, breaking the MHSAA career record of 363 – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Howard City Tri-County’s Dylan Matulis threatened the single-game MHSAA record for steals for the second time in a week, following up Friday’s 13 against Newaygo with 10 more against Holton; the record is 14 – Grand Rapids Press

From earlier this week, Boyne Falls’ Marcus Matelski became the 35th player in MHSAA boys history to score 2,000 points, breaking that plateau with 38 in an 81-19 win over Harbor Springs Harbor Light Christian – Petoskey News

The fight for first in the Cascades Conference came down to the final seconds as Michigan Center beat Hanover-Horton for the first time since 2010, 56-55 – Jackson Citizen-Patriot

A.J. Morgan’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer gave St. Clair Shores South Lake a 57-56 win over Clinton Township Clintondale – Macomb Daily


Zeeland’s Christina Scheuerman set two school records in a 28-2 win over Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills with a high game of 279 and series of 481 – Holland Sentinel

Ice Hockey

Zach Leonard’s five goals helped formerly-ranked Berkley to a 6-2 win over Division 1 No. 9 Lake Orion – Oakland Press


Cadillac swept both the girls and boys competitions at its invitational at Caberfae Peaks on Thursday – Cadillac News

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