Today in the MHSAA: 12/9/19

December 9, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Matchups of a number of the state’s anticipated girls basketball best topped a weekend list full of high achievers with hockey, bowling and swimming & diving also contributing to the headliners.

1. Girls Basketball: Reigning Division 3 champion Pewamo-Westphalia downed last season’s Division 1 runner-up Southfield Arts & Technology 43-31 at the Arbor Prep Ice Breaker Challenge – State Champs Sports Network

2. Girls Basketball: Hart earned its first win since 2004 over eight-time reigning West Michigan Conference champion Muskegon Oakridge, 56-34 – Local Sports Journal

3. Girls Basketball: Hartland handed a 61-40 loss to two-time reigning Division 4/Class D champion Adrian Lenawee Christian at Arbor Prep – Adrian Daily Telegram

4. Hockey: Traverse City Central took wins of 4-3 over Division 3 No. 8 Houghton and 7-2 over No. 9 Hancock during a weekend trip – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. Bowling: Cadillac’s boys and Traverse City West’s girls repeated as Big North Conference champions – Cadillac News

6. Boys Swimming & Diving: Grand Rapids Christian, No. 3 in Lower Peninsula Division 3, earned a 108-78 win over No. 6 Hamilton – Holland Sentinel

7. Hockey: Gaylord bounced back from a loss to Traverse City West with a 3-1 road win at Division 1 No. 7 Midland – Gaylord Herald Times

8. Girls Basketball: Midland Dow got past Maple City Glen Lake 45-43 in a game that was tied at the end of each of the first three quarters – Midland Daily News

9. Girls Basketball: East Grand Rapids got past host Kalamazoo Central 66-57 at the Lady Giant West Side Showcase –

10. Hockey: Grosse Pointe South scored five first-period goals in a 7-2 win over Traverse Bay Reps – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: Jasmine Clerkley went over 1,000 career points as Okemos got past Haslett 58-51 – Lansing State Journal

Girls Basketball: Muskegon Reeths-Puffer’s Lauren Ross scored her 1,000th career point during a 49-40 win over Greenville – Muskegon Chronicle

Girls Tennis: Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central is mourning the death of retired coach Wayne Asher, who led the girls team to two Division 4 Finals runner-up finishes over 14 seasons – Monroe News

Softball: Longtime Spring Lake coach Bill Core has stepped down with a 642-473 record since taking over the program in 1990 – Grand Haven Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 2/20/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 20, 2024

1. HOCKEY Traverse City West came back from three goals down to defeat Muskegon Mona Shores 4-3 in a Division 1 Regional opener – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. HOCKEY Brendan Chateau delivered the game-winner for Utica Eisenhower with less than a minute to play in its 3-2 Division 1 Regional victory over L’Anse Creuse Unified – Macomb Daily

3. BOYS BASKETBALL North Muskegon completed its first perfect regular season in this sport with an 83-36 win over Holton – CatchMark SportsNet

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Cadillac downed Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart 64-38 in a matchup of teams with a combined record of 37-4 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Emily Zelinko went over 1,000 career points, but St. Charles fell to Midland Bullock Creek 34-24 – Saginaw News

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Schoolcraft edged Wyoming Tri-unity Christian 55-48 in a matchup of teams with high postseason hopes – FOX 17

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Reed City advanced in the Central State Activities Association Tournament with a 60-41 win over Grant – Big Rapids Pioneer

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kingston downed Caro 59-25 to extend its winning streak to 16 – Mid-Michigan Now

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Cass City finished a perfect run through the Greater Thumb Conference West with a 44-43 overtime win over Bad Axe – Huron Daily Tribune

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort earned a 66-58 win over Baldwin in a matchup of teams that are a combined 30-11 this season – MI Sports Now