Today in the MHSAA: 12/4/18

December 4, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Girls basketball season tipped off Monday and today’s list is dominated by hoops, led by a last-second game-winning shot in the northern Lower Peninsula.

1. Boys Basketball: Skyler Spangler’s buzzer beating-shot gave Central Lake a 58-56 win over Ellsworth – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. Girls Basketball: Dajanee Cox scored 27 points as Detroit Henry Ford opened with a 52-42 win over Detroit Public Safety – Detroit News

3. Girls Basketball: Flint Carman-Ainsworth began a season carrying high expectations with a 67-19 win over Lapeer – WJRT

4. Girls Basketball: Lake City won the first girls game in its new gym, 68-28 over Harrison – MI Sports Now

5. Boys Basketball: Midland Dow avenged last season’s loss to Beaverton with a 71-49 win – Midland Daily News

6. Hockey: Escanaba came back from an early two-goal deficit to get past Negaunee 6-5 – Escanaba Daily Press

7. Girls Basketball: Kingsford opened with an impressive 56-45 win over Ishpeming – The Upbeat

8. Girls Basketball: After leading by a point at halftime, Reading built a 22-0 run on the way to a 69-43 win over Camden-Frontier – Hillsdale Daily News

9. Boys Basketball: Lincoln Alcona made 8 of 12 free throws in the fourth quarter to pull past AuGres-Sims 62-56 – Alpena News

10. Boys Basketball: Kinde-North Huron rode a 23-2 third-quarter run to pull away from Owendale-Gagetown – Huron Daily Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 12/11/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 11, 2023

1. HOCKEY Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central downed No. 2 Brighton 7-1 to highlight the KLAA-MIHL Showcase; of note, the Bulldogs were without multiple all-staters – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. WRESTLING Hastings finished first and Montague second at the East Jackson Girls Wrestling Tournament – CatchMark SportsNet

3. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Hartland defeated Division 2 top-ranked Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice 3-1 also at the KLAA-MIHL Showcase – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. WRESTLING White Pigeon went 5-0 at the Lansing Waverly Invitational, earning coach Jay Sosinski his 400th win along the way – Sturgis Journal

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Gabby Piepho made a school-record eight 3-pointers to lead Howell past Farmington Hills Mercy 60-59 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. BOWLING Coldwater’s girls earned a three-peat at the Trojan Baker Bash with a championship match win over Coloma – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 7 Marquette finished a weekend sweep of No. 10 Sault Ste. Marie with a 4-2 victory – Upper Michigan Source

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 8 Hancock downed Division 2 No. 7 Saginaw Heritage 5-2 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Josiah Brabson went over 1,000 career points as Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian downed Boyne Falls 64-38 – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

10. WRESTLING Reed City went 4-1 at the Big Rapids Invitational as twins Izaiah and Elijah Lentz both earned their 100th career victories – Big Rapids Pioneer