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: 2/3/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 3, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Holland West Ottawa – No. 6 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – swam past honorable mention Rockford 188.5-125.5 – Holland Sentinel

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Warren Fitzgerald downed Madison Heights Lamphere to finish a perfect run through the Macomb Area Conference Silver – Macomb Daily

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lansing Catholic won big over Frankenmuth, 74-42 – Lansing State Journal

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Redford Westfield Prep came back to defeat Detroit Country Day 70-61 – MLIVE-Detroit

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber remained undefeated in duals with a 95-88 win over Bay City Central – Bay City Times

6. SKIING The Onekama boys and Benzie Central girls claimed Lake Michigan Ski Conference wins – Manistee News Advocate

7. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING LPD2 No. 8 Midland Dow defeated Saginaw Heritage 120-60 – Midland Daily News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL North Farmington remained undefeated with a 33-23 win over Berkley – Oakland Press

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Stevensville Lakeshore continued its league title pursuit with a 55-38 win over St. Joseph – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hannah Glover was perfect from the free-throw line down the stretch in Merrill’s 30-25 win over Coleman – Saginaw News