Today in the MHSAA: 2/14/19

February 14, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A total of 29 Regional wrestling champions were crowned Wednesday and top skiing teams also qualified for next week’s Finals as those two tournaments led the way during a busy evening statewide.

1. Wrestling: No. 4 DeWitt edged No. 2 Eaton Rapids 30-20 to claim a Division 2 Regional title – Lansing State Journal

2. Wrestling: Division 4 top-ranked Hudson defeated No. 9 Bronson and No. 7 Mendon to advance from their Regional – Adrian Daily Telegram

3. Wrestling: Unranked Cedar Springs upset No. 10 Allendale to finish a Division 2 Regional title run – FOX 17

4. Wrestling: No. 5 Gaylord edged No. 9 St. Johns to win a Division 2 Regional title – Gaylord Herald Times

5. Bowling: The Ravenna boys and Muskegon Mona Shores girls won Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championships – Local Sports Journal

6. Girls Basketball: Rockford downed Grand Haven 59-49 in double overtime, but Alli Keyser became Grand Haven’s all-time leading scorer – Grand Haven Tribune

7. Skiing: East Grand Rapids girls and boys swept Division 2 Regional titles – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. Wrestling: No. 9 Shepherd defeated Gladwin and Sanford Meridian in Division 3 to claim its first Regional title since 2002 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

9. Wrestling: No. 7 Clarkston defeated No. 9 Oxford and Utica Ford in Division 1 to claim its first Regional title since 2007 – Oakland Press

10. Boys Basketball: Zach Bowers’ 3-pointer with three seconds remaining gave Pittsford a 31-30 win over Camden-Frontier that clinched the Southern Central Athletic Association East championship – Hillsdale Daily News

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: Lindsey Ferrington went over 1,000 career points in Burton Bendle’s big win over Burton Madison – Flint Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune