Today In The MHSAA: 2/23/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 23, 2021

Near-buzzer beaters in basketball and hockey topped an exciting Monday that also saw a few more hoops scorers continue a recent string of 1,000-point toppers.

1. Hockey: Issac Cheli’s goal with just under nine seconds to play gave Division 3 No. 6 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood a 3-2 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate in Detroit Catholic League Tournament play – Macomb Daily

2. Boys Basketball: Hutch Ward’s 3-pointer with 10 seconds to play sent Kalamazoo Central past Stevensville Lakeshore 53-52 – Kalamazoo Gazette

3. Boys Basketball: Paw Paw ended Otsego’s 46-game Wolverine Conference winning streak with a 67-60 win – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. Girls Basketball: Brooke Brauher went over 1,000 career points in leading Morley Stanwood past Evart – Big Rapids Pioneer

5. Boys Basketball: McBain Northern Michigan Christian won 55-51, but Jack Stefanski went over 1,000 career points for Frankfort in defeat – Benzie Record Patriot

6. Girls Basketball: Quinn Robak’s 10 3-pointers paced Waterford Our Lady of the Lakes in a big win over Marine City Cardinal Mooney – Oakland Press

7. Boys Basketball: Devin Lilly’s 3-pointer with 20 seconds to play sent Clinton Township Chippewa Valley past Roseville 57-56 – Macomb Daily

8. Bowling: Bronson and Sturgis split, Bronson’s girls and Sturgis’ boys rolling to victories – Coldwater Daily Reporter

9. Girls Basketball: Sault Ste. Marie ran its winning streak to 23 with a big victory over Newberry – MI Sports Now

10. Boys Basketball: Foster Wonders continued his scoring barrage with 36 points in Iron Mountain’s big win over West Iron County – Iron Mountain Daily 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