Today In The MHSAA: 2/17/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 17, 2022

1. WRESTLING Imlay City clinched its first Regional title in this sport with a 37-31 win over No. 5 Richmond in Division 3 – Macomb Daily

2. WRESTLING No. 3 St. Louis downed Evart and Hesperia in Division 4 to claim its first Regional title since 1995 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

3. WRESTLING No. 9 St. Joseph won its first Regional championship in this sport with victories over Plainwell and Edwardsburg in Division 2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

4. WRESTLING No. 4 Gaylord edged No. 10 Bay City John Glenn 34-29 to earn a return to the Division 2 Quarterfinals – Petoskey News-Review

5. HOCKEY No. 8 Midland Dow downed Davison 7-0 to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title with Flint Powers Catholic, which defeated Midland – WJRT

6. GYMNASTICS Jackson Area finished first and Coldwater second at the South Central Gymnastics League championship meet – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. WRESTLING No. 5 Bronson defeated No. 4 Union City and Springport to win a Division 4 Regional championship – Coldwater Daily Reporter

8. BOWLING Whitehall swept Greater Muskegon Athletic Association team championships – Local Sports Journal

9. WRESTLING No. 2 New Lothrop won its state-best 22nd-straight Regional championship, advancing in Division 4 – Owosso Argus-Press

10. WRESTLING Hartland won its 21st-consecutive Regional title with its third shutout in three postseason Division 1 matches – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

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