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: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal