Today in the MHSAA: 1/28/19

January 28, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Multiple events over the weekend featured what potentially could end up as multiple MHSAA champions when the postseason gets rolling next month, as titans clashed especially in wrestling, hockey and boys basketball.

1. Wrestling: Division 1 No. 2 Brighton swept the Lowell Super Duals with wins over the Division 2 top-ranked Red Arrows, Division 3 No. 1 Dundee and Division 4 No. 2 New Lothrop – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. Hockey: Division 2 No. 3 Livonia Stevenson broke top-ranked Hartland’s 21-game in-state winning streak with a 3-2 victory – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Boys Basketball: Division 1 Detroit U-D Jesuit edged Division 3 Flint Beecher 70-69 in a matchup of MHSAA championship favorites in their respective divisions – WJRT

4. Gymnastics: Rockford finished first and Forest Hills second at the annual Kenowa Hills Invitational – Coldwater Daily Reporter

5. Wrestling: Division 2 No. 7 Niles finished first, and No. 10 Stevensville Lakeshore was second at the Greater Berrien County Invitational – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

6. Wrestling – Division 2 No. 5 Gaylord had four champions on the way to winning the 30-team Northern Michigan Championships – Gaylord Herald Times

7. Hockey: Division 2 No. 5 Brownstown Woodhaven downed Division 3 No. 5 Detroit Country Day 2-1 in overtime – Southgate News-Herald

8. Competitive Cheer: Division 4 Sanford Meridian posted the highest score of the Alma College Cheer Fest – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

9. Hockey: Unranked L’Anse Creuse United moved into first place in the Macomb Area Conference Red with a 3-2 win over Division 1 No. 9 Macomb Dakota – Macomb Daily

10. Wrestling: Division 4 No. 5 Manchester won the 22-team Leslie Todd Stern Invitational – Chelsea Sun Times News

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: New Haven downed Warren Mott 64-37 to clinch the Macomb Area Conference White championship – Macomb Daily

Girls Basketball: Negaunee defeated Iron Mountain, but the Mountaineers’ Riley Poupore scored her 1,000th career point – Iron Mountain Daily News

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