Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/16

February 23, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A pair of unexpected basketball results, including one in a league tournament semifinal, topped headlines from Monday’s statewide action.

Boys Basketball

Livonia Churchill advanced to the to the Kensington Lakes Activities Association Kensington final by handing Northville its first loss this season, 51-48 – Detroit News

Bellaire locked up a fifth straight Ski Valley Conference title and 12th since 2000 with a 42-28 win over Indian River Inland Lakes – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Girls Basketball

Mattawan dealt only the second loss of this season to Stevensville Lakeshore, 49-44, after trailing by two heading into the final quarter – Kalamazoo Gazette

Fenton won a matchup of top Flint-area teams, handing Goodrich only its third loss, 52-43 – Flint Journal

Ice Hockey

Troy downed Ann Arbor Huron 7-3, but Huron goalie Ethan St. Pierre made an incredible 51 saves – Ann Arbor News

Good Read

Jason Petras was a hero of Farmington hockey’s run to the 2014 Division 3 title, and now a senior he remains inspired by the memory of his mom Kim, who died three years ago Feb. 4 – Oakland Press

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