Today in the MHSAA: 1/30/20

January 30, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The wrestling mat and hockey rink were the places to be Wednesday as multiple matchups across the Lower Peninsula pitted highly-ranked foes.

1. Wrestling: Division 3 top-ranked Dundee won a league matchup of reigning MHSAA champions, 49-17 over Division 4 No. 3 Hudson – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. Hockey: Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central started quickly on the way to a 6-2 win over Division 2 No. 3 Trenton – Southgate News-Herald

3. Wrestling: Division 1 No. 3 Brighton earned wins over Livonia Franklin and No. 9 Westland John Glenn to finish undefeated in Kensington Lakes Activities Association matches – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. Hockey: Division 1 No. 4 Brighton edged Division 3 No. 3 Detroit Country Day 3-2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. Hockey: Charlie Douglass scored a natural hat trick to lead Division 2 No. 6 Traverse City Central past West 5-2 in the McCullough Cup – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. Hockey: Portage Central edged Mattawan 4-3 to claim the Renbarger Cup – WWMT

7. Boys Basketball: Unionville-Sebewaing moved into a first-place tie in the Greater Thumb Conference West with Reese with a 58-47 win over the Rockets – Huron Daily Tribune

8. Boys Basketball: Hanover-Horton moved into first place alone in the Cascades Conference with a 74-42 win over Napoleon – Jackson Citizen Patriot

9. Hockey: Division 3 No. 9 Midland Dow got past rival Midland 3-1 as the Chargers’ seniors finished their careers undefeated against the Chemics – Midland Daily News

10. Wrestling: Division 2 No. 3 Whitehall earned wins over Division 3 No. 6 Remus Chippewa Hills and Montabella, and Division 2 No. 2 Gaylord also won over Chippewa Hills – Big Rapids News

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: From Tuesday, Alyssa Welsh broke Perry’s career scoring record during a 54-16 win over Lansing Sexton – Owosso Argus-Press

Girls Basketball: Alana Nelson set Springport’s career scoring record and Alex Maher its career assists record during a 64-29 win over Reading – Jackson Citizen Patriot

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