Today in the MHSAA: 1/4/17

January 4, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Basketball season started back up in force Tuesday, but pay special attention to a story out of St. Louis, where four heroes were saluted after reviving a high school athlete last month.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.

Good Read/Watch

St. Louis’ Maverick Giles collapsed Dec. 9 while getting ready for basketball practice. His coach, along with the assistant fire chief and then two local police officers, revived him performing CPR and then using an AED – WEYI/WSMH | WNEM | WJRT 

Boys Basketball

Clarkston won a matchup of undefeated Class A contenders, 60-47 over Flint Carman-Ainsworth – Flint Journal

Pewamo-Westphalia remained undefeated with a 63-45 win over Fulton, a Class D semifinalist last season – Lansing State Journal

Gabe Meriwether scored the 1,000th point of his career in leading Bellaire to a 58-31 win over Mancelona – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Damon Martz scored 17 points during the fourth quarter and overtime to lead Pentwater past Walkerville 57-51 – Ludington Daily News

McBain topped Cadillac 61-50 in a matchup of northern Lower Peninsula teams that have made recent trips to MHSAA Semifinals – Cadillac News

Girls Basketball

Emily Judd’s putback with four seconds to play gave Bay City All Saints a 28-26 win over Peck – Bay City Times

Grand Haven rode a 21-3 start to a 42-33 win over Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – Muskegon Chronicle

St. Ignace handed Charlevoix its first loss in a matchup of strong Class C teams, 80-41 – Petoskey News Review

Jonesville handed Homer the latter’s first loss this season, 45-27 – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Hartland handed Holly its first loss as well, 43-23 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus


Marquette held on for a 2-1 win over Kingsford after the Flivvers got on the board midway through the third period – Marquette Mining Journal

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