Today In The MHSAA: 2/16/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 16, 2021

No Monday will be a slow day this winter, and a full sports schedule provided a number of standout performances especially on the basketball court and bowling lanes.

1. Girls Basketball: Despite losing its best player, Port Huron hung on for a 46-34 win over Port Huron Northern – Port Huron Times-Herald

2. Bowling: Macomb Dakota picked up important Macomb Area Conference Red wins, sweeping Utica Eisenhower in girls and boys – Macomb Daily

3. Girls Basketball: Saugatuck’s buzzer beater ended Martin’s 14-game winning streak with a 50-49 defeat – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. Girls Basketball: Grosse Pointe North got past Grosse Pointe South 37-34 in overtime – Detroit News

5. Hockey: Birmingham Unified scored the game’s final three goals over the final five minutes to down Rochester Hills Stoney Creek 9-6 – Oakland Press

6. Girls Basketball: Kalamazoo Hackett held off Schoolcraft 49-46 – Kalamazoo Gazette

7. Boys Basketball: Pinconning moved to 3-0 for the first time since 2010 with a 52-40 win over Clare – Bay City Times

8. Girls Basketball: Sault Ste. Marie picked up another solid win, 44-33 over Marquette – Sault News

9. Bowling: Grand Haven earned an impressive sweep of Jenison – Grand Haven Tribune

10. Boys Basketball: Centreville outpaced Bronson 24-11 during the fourth quarter of a 72-55 win – Coldwater Daily Reporter

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