Today in the MHSAA: 1/8/20

January 8, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Tuesday’s statewide basketball slate had just about everything, from matchups between championship contenders to historic wins, record breakers and buzzer beaters.

1. Girls Basketball: Detroit Edison downed East Lansing 56-39 in a matchup of championship contenders in Divisions 2 and 1, respectively – Detroit News

2. Girls Basketball: Farmington Hills Mercy’s fourth-quarter run gave it a 46-34 win over Bloomfield Hills Marian in a matchup of Catholic League Central rivals that both entered unbeaten – Observer & Eccentric

3. Boys Basketball: Escanaba earned its first win over Marquette since 2010, 63-56 – Escanaba Daily Press

4. Boys Basketball: Warren De La Salle Collegiate edged Eastpointe 64-61 in a matchup of the Nos. 1 and 2-ranked teams, respectively, in Monday’s Division 1 MPR posting – Macomb Daily

5. Girls Basketball: Pittsford held on to move to 8-0 with a 43-40 win over Reading – Hillsdale Daily News

6. Girls Basketball: Martin’s 52-19 win over West Michigan Aviation Academy gave the Clippers their best start at 7-0 since 1997 – FOX 17

7. Boys Basketball: Pellston’s Blake Cassidy has been one of the state’s top scorers this winter, and he put up a career-high 45 points in Tuesday’s 65-58 win over Johannesburg-Lewiston – Petoskey News-Review

8. Girls Basketball: White Pigeon’s Claycee West broke her school scoring record with 41 points in a 58-39 win over Marcellus –

9. Boys Basketball: Ferndale came back to hand North Farmington its first defeat of the season, 52-48 – MLive-Detroit

10. Boys Basketball: Onsted handed Blissfield its first loss 55-53 on a buzzer beater by Cooper Lake – Adrian Daily Telegram

Also of note …

Football: Cassopolis coach Dan Purlee has resigned after eight seasons leading the program to a 70-22 record and two MHSAA Semifinals – South Bend Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 1/26/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

January 26, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Ayden Davis reached 1,000 career points in Onsted’s 72-54 win over Dundee – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. WRESTLING Stevensville Lakeshore finished its Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference schedule undefeated with a 53-15 win over St. Joseph – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lake City avenged its lone loss this season, defeating Evart 42-34 – Cadillac News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Cass City earned its first road win at Reese in nearly a decade, 55-37 – Bay City Times

5. HOCKEY Last-second regulation and overtime playmaking sent Cheboygan past Cadillac 5-4 – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

6. HOCKEY Freshmen made major impacts as Division 2 No. 9 Traverse City Central downed Big Rapids 6-2 – Up North Live

7. WRESTLING Remus Chippewa Hills came back from a 28-point deficit to defeat Kent City 39-37 – Big Rapids Pioneer

8. WRESTLING Division 2 No. 7 Greenville celebrated senior night with wins over Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern and Wyoming Kelloggsville – Greenville Daily News

9. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 10 Midland won big over rival Midland Dow – WJRT

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Tied at halftime, Manistee Catholic Central pulled away for a 42-26 win over Shelby – Ludington Daily News