Today in the MHSAA: 2/19/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 19, 2021

Buzzer beaters and big comebacks were some of the names of the game among headliners across the state Thursday.

Boys Basketball: Hemlock’s Nolan Finkbeiner went over 1,000 career points in his team’s 68-55 win over Carrollton – Saginaw News

2. Girls Basketball: Montague won a matchup of West Michigan Conference contenders, 44-37 over Hart – Muskegon Chronicle

3. Boys Basketball: Fife Lake Forest Area came back from 20 down after three quarters to defeat Indian River Inland Lakes 73-71 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Girls Basketball: Gabriella Guy’s buzzer beater gave Petoskey a 41-39 win over Traverse City West – Petoskey News-Review

5. Boys Basketball: After seeing a double-digit lead disappear in the fourth quarter, Grand Ledge took over in overtime of a 49-43 win over Okemos – Lansing State Journal

6. Hockey: Ann Arbor Pioneer came back from a goal down to defeat Saline 3-2 in overtime – Ann Arbor News

7. Girls Basketball: West Bloomfield earned an important league win impressively against Clarkston – Oakland Press

8. Boys Basketball: Reese moved to 3-0 while handing Bad Axe its first defeat, 65-53 – Huron Daily Tribune

9. Boys Swimming & Diving: Ann Arbor Pioneer earned nine Finals cuts in a big win over Monroe – We Love Ann Arbor

10. Wrestling: Goodrich opened its season with a sweep including a win over Fenton – WJRT

Today in the MHSAA: 5/20/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 20, 2024

1. TRACK & FIELD The Pinckney boys won their Lower Peninsula Division 2 Regional in historic fashion, and Dearborn Divine Child’s girls won a strong race impressively as well – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS SOCCER Allen Park Cabrini avenged an earlier loss to Bloomfield Hills Academy of the Sacred Heart with a 3-2 victory that clinched the St. Anne Tournament title, the program’s first Catholic High School League championship in this sport – Southgate News-Herald

3. TRACK & FIELD The Bark River-Harris girls won their third-straight Regional title in UPD2, and the Pickford boys also were victorious – Escanaba Daily Press

4. GIRLS SOCCER Big Rapids downed Howard City Tri County 5-1 to clinch the Central State Activities Association championship – MI Sports Now

5. GIRLS SOCCER Farmington Hills Mercy defeated Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood in the Bishop Tournament final 3-1 to win its first CHSL title in this sport in 31 years – Oakland Press

6. TRACK & FIELD The East Grand Rapids girls and Ada Forest Hills Eastern boys were LPD2 Regional champions at Sparta – FOX 17

7. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 13 Orchard Lake St. Mary’s also won its first CHSL Tournament championship, defeating Division 3 No. 2 Macomb Lutheran North 3-1 in the Cardinal finale – Macomb Daily

8. TRACK & FIELD The Hillsdale Academy top-ranked girls repeated as LPD4 Regional champions, and the top-ranked boys team took back the title from 2023 champ Reading – Hillsdale Daily News

9. TRACK & FIELD Brighton swept girls and boys Regional titles for the first time, in LPD1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. TRACK & FIELD Clare’s No. 3-ranked girls won their 10th-straight Regional title, and Clare’s top-ranked boys their fourth in a row, in LPD3 at Charlevoix – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun