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: 4/24/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 24, 2024

1. BOYS GOLF Brighton won the Kensington Lakes Activities Association preseason tournament with an event-record 292 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. SOFTBALL Division 3 No. 2 Laingsburg earned coach Jeff Cheadle his 900th career win, 11-1 over Ovid-Elsie – WILX

3. BASEBALL Olivet earned coach Bill Whiteley his 800th win with a 3-1 victory over Ionia Lansing State Journal

4. SOFTBALL Mike Thompson went over 500 career wins with Frankfort’s sweep of Maple City Glen Lake – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BASEBALL Kalamazoo Christian earned a 13-0 win over Division 4 No. 7 Hackett Catholic Prep – Kalamazoo Gazette

6. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention Hamilton swept Holland Christian with a pair of shutouts, including Kelsey Mersman’s six-inning no-hitter – Holland Sentinel

7. BASEBALL Max Salas set a Zeeland East record with his 18th win during the Division 1 No. 5 Chix’ sweep of Zeeland West – Holland Sentinel

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 4 Hartland and No. 10 Salem played to a 1-1 tie – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 15 Petoskey’s late goal decided a 2-1 win over Gaylord – MI Sports Now

10. TRACK & FIELD Erie Mason’s girls and boys teams both earned sweeps over Ottawa Lake Whiteford and Petersburg Summerfield; the Erie Mason boys are No. 9 in Lower Peninsula Division 3, and the Summerfield girls and boys both are ranked No. 5 in Division 4 – Monroe News