Today in the MHSAA: 1/7/20

January 7, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

This week’s basketball schedules got rolling with a number of games statewide Monday, topped by what could be a league title-decider eventually in Oakland County.

1. Girls Basketball: West Bloomfield took a strong step in a competitive Oakland Activities Association Red with a 71-63 win over Southfield Arts & Technology – Oakland Press

2. Boys Basketball: Kody Hendricks’ buzzer-beating basket pushed Norway past Powers North Central 47-45 – Iron Mountain Daily News

3. Boys Basketball: Gaylord St. Mary got past East Jordan 64-55 in a matchup of top northern Lower Peninsula teams – Gaylord Herald Times

4. Boys Basketball: Sanford Meridian added to its recent winning streak against Midland Dow with a 51-35 victory – Midland Daily News

5. Girls Basketball: Leland’s Olivia Lowe just missed a triple-double in leading her team to a big win over Lake Leelanau St. Mary – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. Girls Basketball: North Farmington got past Troy 47-40 despite 28 rebounds by Troy’s Athena Samson – Oakland Press

7. Boys Basketball: Mackinaw City downed Harbor Light Christian as both teams were led by 30-point scorers – Petoskey News-Review

8. Boys Basketball: Rapid River won what could be a telling small-school battle, 55-48 over Carney-Nadeau – Escanaba Daily Press

9. Boys Basketball: Cadillac improved to 4-0 by edging Big Rapids 48-42 – MI Sports Now

10. Girls Basketball: Three Rivers moved to 5-0 with a big win over Battle Creek Pennfield – Three Rivers News

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: From Friday, Nick Edington went over 1,000 career points with 19 for Pickford in its 55-54 win over Dearborn Advanced Tech – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Today in the MHSAA: 5/29/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 29, 2024

1. GIRLS SOCCER Trenton delivered No. 10 New Boston Huron’s first and only loss to win a Division 2 District Final shootout – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS LACROSSE Dearborn Divine Child came back to get past Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 12-9 and claim a second-straight Division 2 Regional title – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 2 Richland Gull Lake advanced in its Division 2 District with a shootout win over No. 4 Plainwell – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in Division 2 with a 15-10 Regional Final win over Forest Hills Northern – FOX 17

5. BOYS GOLF Traverse City St. Francis repeated as a Regional champion with a 25-stroke victory in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. BOYS GOLF Haslett finished eight strokes ahead of DeWitt to win their LPD2 Regional – Lansing State Journal

7. GIRLS SOCCER Bay City Western tied its single-season record for wins with a 3-1 victory over Cadillac in a Division 2 District Semifinal – Bay City Times

8. BASEBALL LeRoy Pine River earned coach Shawn Ruppert his 700th win with an 8-4 Division 3 District victory over Harrison – Cadillac News

9. SOFTBALL Livonia Franklin advanced to its Division 1 District Final with its first win over Churchill since 2015, 7-1 – Hometown Life

10. GIRLS SOCCER No. 5 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a 2-1 victory over Mattawan – WWMT