Today in the MHSAA: 2/20/21

February 10, 2021

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Basketball quickly has raced into full swing across the state, with a pair of standouts celebrating milestone scoring achievements Tuesday and girls basketball performances dominating the top of our top 10 list of daily coverage from across Michigan.

1. Girls Basketball: Byron not only picked up an impressive 48-40 win over annual power St. Ignace, but Sarah Marvin went over 1,000 career points in the victory – Owosso Argus-Press

2. Girls Basketball: Detroit Edison opened with a 65-49 win over Bloomfield Hills Marian – Detroit News

3. Girls Basketball: Reagan Thorr went over 1,000 career points in Frankfort’s 51-29 win over Onekama – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Girls Basketball: Shea Tripp did a lot of everything, tallying a quadruple-double in Michigan Center’s big win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

5. Boys Basketball: Muskegon Oakridge handed Ravenna its first regular-season loss since February 2019, 62-47 – Local Sports Journal

6. Girls Basketball: Midland won a matchup of Saginaw Valley League powers 38-28 over Heritage – Saginaw News

7. Boys Basketball: Andrew Paupore’s buzzer-beating 3-pointer sent Kingsford past West Iron 59-56 – Iron Mountain Daily News

8. Boys Basketball: Garrett Ledingham’s 3-pointer gave Harbor Springs a 62-60 win over East Jordan – Petoskey News-Review

9. Girls Basketball: West Bloomfield opened with an impressive win over Southfield Arts & Technology – Oakland Press

10. Hockey: Cadillac opened with a 4-2 league win over Alpena – Cadillac News

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