Today in the MHSAA: 1/9/19

January 9, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Basketball returned from the holidays in full force Tuesday, highlighted by impressive victories on the girls side and historic accomplishments from a pair of boys teams.

1. Girls Basketball: Southfield Arts & Technology continued to build its case as a Division 1 contender with a 65-54 win over reigning Class B champ Detroit Country Day – Oakland Press

2. Girls Basketball: Iron River West Iron County handed Negaunee its first defeat, 53-42 – The Upbeat

3. Boys Basketball: Quincy downed Reading 55-46 to move to 9-0 as William Dunn scored 30 points in becoming the third player in school history to score 1,000 over a career – Coldwater Daily Reporter

4. Boys Basketball: Bay City Central downed Saginaw Arthur Hill 69-63, its first win over Arthur Hill since 1992 – Bay City Times

5. Girls Basketball: Elise Stuck scored 44 points as Charlevoix held off Gaylord 58-48 – Gaylord Herald Times

6. Hockey: Phillip Rios had 22 saves as Hancock shut out Division 2 No. 14 Kingsford 2-0 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

7. Boys Basketball: Hudsonville Unity Christian handed Holland Christian its first loss of this season, 63-42 – FOX 17

8. Boys Basketball: Detroit U-D Jesuit continued to rise in the Detroit Catholic League Central with a 69-62 win over Orchard Lake St. Mary’s – Detroit News

9. Boys Basketball: Marshawn Kneeland scored at the buzzer to push Wyoming Godwin Heights past Hopkins 50-48 – FOX 17

10. Girls Basketball: Brea Pruitt made two free throws with seven seconds to play to carry Saginaw Arts & Sciences past Saginaw High 55-54 – Saginaw News

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