Today in the MHSAA: 2/22/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 22, 2022

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 16 Detroit Renaissance built a double-digit first-half lead on the way to a 48-36 win over Mumford in the Detroit Public School League Tournament Final – Detroit Free Press

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 2 Detroit Martin Luther King followed standout Chansey Willis to a 66-38 PSL Final win over Western – MLive-Detroit

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Buchanan clinched a share of the Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference Red title with a 42-36 win over Niles Brandywine – South Bend Tribune

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 1 No. 18 Howell advanced in the Kensington Lakes Activities Association Tournament with a 66-54 win over No. 9 Wayne Memorial – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Farwell’s Madison Travis went over 1,000 career points in her team’s 36-21 win over Shepherd – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

6. HOCKEY Holland West Ottawa and Jenison won first-round Regional games in Division 1 – FOX 17

7. HOCKEY Fenton/Linden advanced in Division 2 with a 2-0 win over Davison – Mid-Michigan Now

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Corunna fell to Division 2 No. 12 Lake Fenton 57-41, but the Cavaliers’ Ellie Toney set the school scoring record at 1,289 career points – Flint Journal

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis started fast on the way to a 41-32 win over Division 4 No. 13 Lake Leelanau St. Mary – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Carrollton trailed after the first quarter but came back to defeat Midland Bullock Creek 57-41 – Saginaw News

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