Today in the MHSAA: 2/21/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 21, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL New Haven Merritt scored the winner with 1.3 seconds to go to defeat Canton Prep 69-68 and clinch the Detroit Metro Athletic Conference Gold championship – Macomb Daily

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Bronson finished an outright championship run through the Big 8 Conference with a 47-39 win over Springport – Sturgis Journal

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Mackinaw City won big over Alanson to finish a perfect run through the Northern Lakes Conference – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Blanchard Montabella downed Carson City-Crystal 38-29 to clinch the Mid-State Activities Conference title – Greenville Daily News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Brooke Ferraiuolo went over 1,000 career points in Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian’s big win over Ellsworth – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice earned its first Catholic League Tournament championship game berth since 1999 with a 65-47 win over Detroit Catholic Central – Oakland Press

7. HOCKEY Mount Pleasant advanced in Division 2 with a 1-0 Regional-opening win over Bay Area – Bay City Times

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Caro also won with a buzzer-beater, getting past Kingston 52-50 – Saginaw News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hancock got past rival Houghton 47-45 – Upper Michigan Source

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Elk Rapids earned a 69-59 win over Lake Leelanau St. Mary – Up North Live

Today in the MHSAA: 9/22/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 22, 2023

1. BOYS SOCCER Walled Lake Western clinched the Lakes Valley Conference regular-season championship with a 1-1 draw with South Lyon – Oakland Press

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 6 Traverse City St. Francis got past Division 4 No. 4 Leland 3-1 – Up North Live

3. GIRLS GOLF Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central won the Monroe County championship by 17 strokes, carding a 395 – Monroe News

4. BOYS TENNIS Terry Schwartzkopf coached his 100th Saginaw Valley League match for Midland Dow – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – and improved to 99-1 with his team’s sweep of Saginaw Heritage – Saginaw News

5. GIRLS GOLF Remus Chippewa Hills – No. 8 in LPD3 – carded a 381 to win the Lakeview Invitational – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 8 Portage Central won the latest Portage Derby 3-1 over neighbor Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

7. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow’s Emmy Sower highlighted Tri Cities Championship prelims with a meet record in the 100-yard butterfly – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS SOCCER Brighton downed rival Hartland 2-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. BOYS SOCCER Battle Creek Pennfield scored first, but Coldwater scored the next five goals for a league win – Coldwater Daily Reporter

10. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Ionia remained undefeated in dual meets with a win over Charlotte in their Purple Meet – Greenville Daily News

Also of note …

FOOTBALL For what’s believed to be the first time, an all-woman crew officiated a varsity football game in Michigan as Detroit Lincoln-King hosted Waterford Kettering – X (Twitter)