Today in the MHSAA: 1/8/19

January 8, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

“Comeback” was the name of the game on basketball courts across the state – and at a southeastern bowling center too – Monday night, as teams that weren’t snowed out instead stormed late to earn notable victories.

1. Girls Basketball: Sequoia Jackson’s pair of late 3-pointers pushed Detroit Mumford past Detroit Renaissance 50-48 – Detroit News

2. Boys Basketball: Ironwood improved to 9-0 with a 93-82 double-overtime win over Mellen (Wis.) – The Upbeat

3. Girls Basketball: Flat Rock came back after trailing heading into the fourth quarter to down Grosse Ile 49-47 – Southgate News-Herald

4. Boys Basketball: Tekonsha came back from 14 points down to defeat Hillsdale Academy 50-45 – Coldwater Daily Reporter

5. Bowling: Adrian’s boys came back from a 10-0 deficit to beat Temperance Bedford 16-14, while the Bedford girls won more comfortably 23-7 – Adrian Daily Telegram

6. Boys Basketball: Hart came back from a one-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to beat Pentwater 52-36 – Ludington Daily News

7. Girls Basketball: Samantha Dorn scored 15 second-half points to push Riverview past New Boston Huron 51-43 – Southgate News-Herald

8. Girls Basketball: Riverview Gabriel Richard held off Allen Park Cabrini for a 46-43 win – Southgate News-Herald

9. Boys Basketball: Scottville Mason County Central edged Manistee 32-30 in a back-and-forth defensive battle – Ludington Daily News

10. Boys Basketball: Camden-Frontier moved to 10-0 with a 62-23 win over Waldron – Hillsdale Daily News

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: From Friday, Sadie Knee had 20 points for Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern to go over 1,000 for her career – Grand Rapids Press

Football: Former Mount Pleasant standout Matt LaFleur was hired as the next head coach of the Green Bay Packers – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 31, 2023

1. BOYS TENNIS Ishpeming began the MHSAA’s Spring Finals schedule with a championship in Upper Peninsula Division 2 –

2. SOFTBALL Ava Mullen struck out a Stevensville Lakeshore-record 19 batters in the No. 5 Lancers’ 6-0 perfect-game win over Berrien Springs in Division 2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 6 Saginaw Nouvel avenged its 2022 postseason loss with a 2-0 win over No. 3 Valley Lutheran in a Division 4 District Semifinal – Saginaw News

4. BASEBALL AJ Jones struck out 13 in No. 20 Hillman’s no-hitter District win over Atlanta in Division 4 – WBKB

5. BOYS GOLF No. 4 Charlevoix shot a 309 to win its Lower Peninsula Division 4 Regional by 10 strokes – Petoskey News-Review

6. GIRLS SOCCER Sophia Hekkema broke her own single-season school scoring record in leading Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to a 5-0 Division 2 District win over Ludington – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BASEBALL A 12-run inning highlighted unranked Mattawan’s big Division 1 District win over No. 17 Portage Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 4 Essexville Garber swept Division 4 top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing in regular-season play – Bay City Times

9. GIRLS SOCCER Brighton avenged a pair of regular-season losses to Hartland with a 3-0 District Semifinal victory – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS SOCCER Lilley Bosley netted the game’s lone goal in No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek’s 1-0 win over Romeo in Division 1 – Oakland Press