Today In The MHSAA: 12/2/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 2, 2021

1. HOCKEY Cheboygan came back from a one-goal third-period deficit to get past Sault Ste. Marie 5-4 in overtime – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL McBain came back to force overtime, but Big Rapids won the extra period in a 53-45 victory – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. HOCKEY Muskegon Mona Shores improved to 4-0 with a 3-0 win over Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central –

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Union City scored the final five points of a 51-46 win over Addison – Coldwater Daily Reporter

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Katelynn Dix was the star as Grand Traverse Academy opened with a 48-42 win over Suttons Bay/Northport – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Katelyn Pnacek’s double-double led Coleman’s winning effort against Beaverton – Midland Daily News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Midland Bullock Creek started fast in its opening win over Gladwin – Midland Daily News

8. HOCKEY Dearborn Unified and Gibraltar Carlson both continued opening scoring surges, but finished with a 5-5 tie – Southgate News-Herald

9. HOCKEY Two players had hat tricks as Canton moved past Livonia Franklin – Observer & Eccentric

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ludington turned a fast start into a big win over Benzie Central – Ludington Daily 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