Today in the MHSAA: 1/24/20

January 24, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A hockey league champion celebrated Thursday, while girls and boys basketball conference races continued to shift with upsets and buzzer beaters.

1. Hockey: Division 2 No. 7 Lake Orion locked up the Oakland Activities Association Red title with an 8-0 win over M-1 United – Oakland Press

2. Girls Basketball: New Lothrop edged Durand 59-54 in overtime thanks to Brooke Wenzlick’s school-record 42 points – Flint Journal

3. Boys Basketball: Parker’s Neu’s late basket helped Traverse City West hand Cadillac its first loss, 47-46 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Boys Basketball: Pickford broke a seven-game winning streak for Rudyard, 62-50 – MI Sports Now

5. Girls Basketball: Caro improved to 10-1 overall and moved into first alone in the Greater Thumb Conference West with a 46-37 win over Reese – Bay City Times

6. Girls Basketball: Adrian Lenawee Christian held off Dexter 51-43 – Adrian Daily Telegram

7. Girls Basketball: Ravenna knocked Montague out of a first-place tie in the West Michigan Conference with a 42-40 win – Muskegon Chronicle

8. Boys Basketball: Jemari Mack’s last-second putback was the final difference in Macomb L’Anse Creuse North’s 56-54 win over Sterling Heights Stevenson – Macomb Daily

9. Girls Basketball: Clarkston held on for a 46-42 win over Royal Oak – Oakland Press

10. Bowling: Midland’s boys came back from a 10-0 deficit to get past Grand Blanc 20-10 – Midland Daily News

Also of note …

Hockey: From Wednesday, Riverview downed Grosse Ile 3-2 in overtime to clinch the Huron League championship – Southgate News-Herald

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