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: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette