Today in the MHSAA: 1/25/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 25, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Farmington Hills Mercy pulled away in overtime for a 79-70 win over Dearborn Divine Child – Oakland Press

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids Catholic Central took over first alone in the Ottawa-Kent Conference Gold with a 71-67 win over Grand Rapids South Christian – Grand Rapids Press

3. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Zeeland – No. 7 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – downed LPD3 No. 3 Holland Christian 111-74 – Holland Sentinel

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Big Rapids won a matchup of league leaders in the Central State Activities Association, 46-37 over Kent City – Big Rapids Pioneer

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central dealt Mattawan its first loss this winter, 58-44 – WWMT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Bridgeport won a matchup of leaders in the Tri-Valley Conference 10, 65-43 over Essexville Garber – WJRT

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Boyne City ended an 11-game losing streak against Traverse City St. Francis with a 50-44 victory – Petoskey News-Review

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Mason handed Ionia its first loss, 60-44, in a matchup of league leaders – Lansing State Journal

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Ludington remained undefeated with a 76-74 overtime win at Traverse City Central – Ludington Daily News

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech moved to 13-0 with a 112-83 win over Detroit Renaissance – Detroit News

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Megan McCalla also went over 1,000 points as Chelsea defeated Tecumseh 70-54 – Ann Arbor News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Natalie Wandrie went over 1,000 points as Indian River Inland Lakes edged Johannesburg-Lewiston 55-51 – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

GIRLS BASKETBALL Victoria Gray grabbed a school-record 30 rebounds in Temperance Bedford’s big win over Ypsilanti Lincoln – Monroe News

BOYS BASKETBALL Merritt Alderink set a school record with 42 points as Zeeland West got past Wyoming – Holland Sentinel

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