Today in the MHSAA: 1/22/19

January 22, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The weekend was filled with county and league championship competition and highly-anticipated invitationals – plus scroll to the bottom of today’s list for a number of basketball achievements, including an MHSAA record setter.

1. Wrestling: Division 3 No. 1 Dundee finished half a point ahead of Division 2 No. 8 St. Johns to win the Hudson Super 16 Invitational – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. Girls Basketball: Detroit Edison downed Pewamo-Westphalia 54-39 in a rematch from last season's Class C Semifinals – The Bleacher Denizen

3. Wrestling: Division 1 No. 2 Brighton took first at the 41-team Maumee Bay Classic, six points ahead of Ohio power Elyria – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. Bowling: Lapeer’s girls finished ahead of Flint Kearsley to win the Flint Metro Invitational, but Kearsley’s Imari Blond rolled a 300 and a 749 series – Flint Journal

5. Boys Swimming & Diving: East Grand Rapids, No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3, finished first and LPD1 honorable mention Grand Haven second at the EGR Invitational – Grand Haven Tribune

6. Wrestling: Division 3 No. 3 Whitehall won its 13th straight Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championship – Muskegon Chronicle

7. Bowling: The undefeated Traverse City West girls clinched their ninth straight Great Northern High School Bowling Conference championship with a win over previously undefeated Cadillac Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. Boys Swimming & Diving: Midland Dow, No. 4 in LPD2, won its 17th straight Tri-Cities Championship, finishing ahead of runner-up and LPD2 honorable mention Saginaw Heritage – Midland Daily News

9. Bowling: Utica Ford’s boys and St. Clair Shores Lake Shore’s girls won Macomb County championships – Macomb Daily

10. Bowling: South Lyon’s girls and Farmington-Harrison’s boys won Oakland County titles – Oakland Press

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: From Thursday, Romeo Weems scored 30 points against Grosse Pointe South to break the New Haven record of 1,840 career points set by Eli Sims in 1971 – Port Huron Times-Herald

Girls Basketball: Elie Smith scored her 1,000th career point Friday in Fowlerville’s win over St. Johns – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Boys Basketball: Coldwater’s Gage McGuire set his school’s scoring record Friday, breaking the previous mark of 1,179 set by Rick Gates – Coldwater Daily Reporter

Girls Basketball: Posen’s Brooke Ciarkowski also went over 1,000 career points Friday, in a win over Hillman – MI Sports Now

Girls Basketball: Kent City made 25 3-pointers in an 89-33 win over Holton to break the MHSAA single-game record for long-distance shots – Local Sports Journal

Girls Basketball: The Monroe News caught up with 98-year-old Marie Kinne to talk about her high school basketball career at Petersburg High School during the late 1930s – Monroe News

Today in the MHSAA: 5/26/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 26, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Hartland opened Division 1 District play with a 2-1 win over No. 6 Okemos – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. SOFTBALL Gaylord swept Evart 11-0 and 4-1 in a matchup of top-ranked teams in Divisions 2 and 3, respectively – Cadillac News

3. BOYS GOLF Manistee – No. 9 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – closed a West Michigan Conference championship run – Manistee News Advocate

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention New Boston Huron defeated Flat Rock 13-4 to clinch an outright Huron League title – Monroe News

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Saginaw Valley Lutheran opened Division 4 District play with a 4-0 win over No. 14 Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker – Saginaw News

6. GIRLS SOCCER Abby Curtis scored four goals to lead Schoolcraft in a Division 4 District-opening win over Comstock – FOX 17

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 11 Midland Dow advanced in Division 1 with a 2-1 win over Traverse City West – Midland Daily News

8. TRACK & FIELD The Romeo girls and Macomb Dakota boys won Macomb County Invitational titles – Macomb Daily Girls | Boys

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 15 Traverse City St. Francis edged Cheboygan in a Division 3 opener – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. GIRLS SOCCER Berkley opened Division 1 District play with a 3-1 win over Birmingham Groves – Oakland Press