Today in the MHSAA: 1/31/20

January 31, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A trio of girls basketball headliners lead off our list of Thursday’s high achievers across the state, which also included coverage from boys basketball, boys swimming & diving and hockey.

1. Girls Basketball: Detroit Cass Tech handed the first loss this season to Detroit Martin Luther King 68-43, clinching the Detroit Public School League East championship with the win – Detroit News

2. Girls Basketball: Camden-Frontier handed Pittsford its first loss of the season, 54-34 – Hillsdale Daily News

3. Girls Basketball: Pinconning’s Lauren Laures set program records for points in a game and career during a 74-40 win over Farwell – Bay City Times

4. Boys Basketball: Joe Liedel scored a school-record 54 points to lead Erie Mason past Onsted 70-67 in double overtime – Monroe News

5. Boys Swimming & Diving: No. 4 Holland West Ottawa won a matchup of Lower Peninsula Division 1 foes, 186-116 over Rockford – Holland Sentinel

6. Boys Basketball: Andre Floyd’s basket during the closing seconds pushed Southfield Arts & Technology past Farmington 66-65 – C&G Newspapers

7. Boys Basketball: Thanks also to Erie Mason’s win, Blissfield moved into a three-way tie for first in the Lenawee County Athletic Association with a 76-52 victory over Ida – Adrian Daily Telegram

8. Boys Swimming & Diving: LPD2 honorable mention Gibraltar Carlson celebrated nine event winners on the way to defeating Allen Park 111-74 – Southgate News-Herald

9. Hockey: Ben Hepp scored four goals, including two short-handed, to key Oxford/Avondale’s win over Bishop Foley United – Oakland Press

10. Boys Basketball: Ravenna moved to 11-0 with a 60-42 win over Montague – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

Wrestling: The second Michigan Wrestling Association Girls State Championships will be wrestled Sunday, with nearly double the field of the first year’s event – Adrian Daily Telegram

Boys Basketball: From Wednesday, Chase Ingersoll scored 31 points and broke the school’s career scoring record during Fife Lake Forest Area’s 79-67 win over Buckley – MI Sports Now

Boys Basketball: Bullock Creek’s Brant O’Keefe will be recognized Saturday for saving his father’s life with CPR this past fall – Saginaw News

Today in the MHSAA: 11/29/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 29, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Norway opened this season with a 49-48 win over reigning Division 4 champion Munising – Upper Michigan Source

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Jonathan Sanderson’s 40 points led Saline past Salem 64-54 – Ann Arbor News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Laingsburg earned new coach Tim Beebe a 69-48 win over Laingsburg – WILX

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Pontiac opened with a win for new coach Andrew Myers with JJ Claudio scoring 32 points – Oakland Press

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Ada Forest Hills Eastern held on for a 64-63 win over Wyoming Lee – FOX 17

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Shepherd trailed by a point at the start of the fourth quarter but emerged with a 64-56 win over Big Rapids – Big Rapids Pioneer

7. BOYS BASKETBALL St. Ignace opened with a 55-42 win at Boyne City – Up North Live

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Holt rallied for the winning points during the final minute to get past Lansing Sexton 57-54 – Lansing State Journal

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Fowlerville is off to a faster start with a 66-64 overtime win over Charlotte after finishing 3-18 a year ago – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Montague came back from an eight-point halftime deficit to defeat Muskegon Western Michigan Christian 50-43 – Local Sports Journal