Today in the MHSAA: 1/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 4, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sandusky defeated Vassar 55-27 as coach Al DeMott tied retired Detroit Country Day coach Frank Orlando for most girls basketball wins in MHSAA history with 797 – Port Huron Times Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Kaden Brown scored 18 points in Grand Rapids Catholic Central’s 65-49 win over East Grand Rapids, becoming GRCC’s all-time leading scorer in the process – Grand Rapids Press

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Despite Brooklyn Columbia Central falling 49-37 to Tecumseh, Zoie Bamm became BCC’s all-time leading scorer with 1,138 points – Jackson Citizen Patriot

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Caitlyn Dickerson joined her brother Mark as the only players in Midland Calvary Baptist history to score 1,000 points with 16 in a 33-24 win over Farwell – Midland Daily News

5. GIRLS BASKTEBALL Abby Haller went over 1,000 career points for Petersburg Summerfield in a big win over Quincy – Monroe News

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudson Grienke made a school-record eight 3-pointers in Okemos’ 84-42 win over Eaton Rapids – Lansing State Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City Central moved to 5-2 with a 56-43 win over Essexville Garber, Central’s best start since 2004 – Bay City Times

8. BOYS BASKETBALL North Farmington edged Grand Blanc 54-50 – MLIVE-Detroit

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Dearborn Divine Child took the final lead during the closing seconds in a 63-62 win over Redford Westfield Prep – MLIVE-Detroit

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sanford Meridian impressed again with a 46-40 win over Freeland – Saginaw News

Also of note …

FOOTBALL Battle Creek Pennfield has hired championship-winning coach Robbie Hattan from Colon – Battle Creek Enquirer

Today in the MHSAA: 11/30/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 30, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Cass City’s Carter Patrick reached 1,000 career points in his team’s 59-31 season-opening win over Sandusky – Bay City Times

2. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 5 Warren De La Salle Collegiate came back from three goals down to defeat Riverview Gabriel Richard 5-4 in Catholic League Bishop playoff action – Macomb Daily

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Swan Valley opened a new court with a new coach and a 57-39 win over Midland – Saginaw News

4. HOCKEY Gladwin improved to 1-0-1 in its first season with a 5-5 tie against Petoskey – MI Sports Now

5. HOCKEY A big third period helped Division 3 No. 2 Flint Powers Catholic move past Division 2 No. 7 Bay City 5-1 – WJRT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Landon Kulawiak scored 32 points as Buckley downed Mesick 60-37 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Central Montcalm moved to 2-0 with a 50-37 win over Carson City-Crystal – Greenville Daily News

8. HOCKEY Midland downed Bay Area 7-2 to improve to 2-0 – Midland Daily News

9. HOCKEY Holland West Ottawa evened its record with a 4-2 win over Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – FOX 17