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: 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