Today in the MHSAA: 2/24/2020

February 24, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor 

A championship-filled weekend saw Regional champs celebrated in wrestling, District winners hoist trophies in competitive cheer and league title earners rise in basketball, hockey and bowling.

1. Competitive Cheer: Allen Park finished first and Dearborn Divine Child in a power-packed Division 2 District – Southgate News-Herald

2. Boys Basketball: River Rouge downed Benton Harbor 58-52 in a matchup of title hopefuls in two divisions – MLive-Detroit

3. Boys Basketball: Mason Wojtusik went over 1,000 career points as Mount Pleasant defeated Saginaw 64-53 to clinch the Saginaw Valley League North title – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

4. Wrestling: Six champions led 12 Brighton wrestlers total to qualify for the Division 1 Individual Finals at Saturday’s Regional – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. Girls Basketball: Farmington Hills Mercy downed Bloomfield Hills Marian 51-40 to win the Detroit Catholic League Bishop championship – State Champs Sports Network

6. Girls Basketball: Ann Arbor Huron clinched the Southeastern Conference Red title with a 60-47 win over Ann Arbor Pioneer – We Love Ann Arbor

7. Hockey: Muskegon Mona Shores scored two third-period goals to get past Hudsonville 3-2 and clinch the Ottawa-Kent Conference Fischer championship – Local Sports Journal

8. Hockey: A big win over Lenawee United gave Dexter its second-straight Southeastern Conference White title – Chelsea Sun Times News 

9. Bowling: The Traverse City Christian girls and Cadillac boys clinched Great Northwest High School Bowling Conference championships – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. Girls Basketball: Byron claimed its first outright league title in this sport since 1990 with a 57-25 win over New Lothrop – Mid-Michigan Now

Also of note …

Basketball: The Big Bay de Noc girls and Kinross Maplewood Baptist boys won Northern Lights League Tournament championships – Escanaba Daily Press

Basketball: Reagan Rose set a Decatur scoring record against Hartford, and Marcellus’ Kaeler Stafne and Bloomingdale’s Tyler Starbuck both went over 1,000 career points in Marcellus’ win – WWMT

Girls Basketball: Kent City clinched the Central State Activities Association Silver title with a big win over Hesperia – Local Sports Journal

Girls Basketball: Flushing earned a share of the Flint Metro League Stripes title with a 45-20 win over Swartz Creek – Mid-Michigan Now

Girls Basketball: Deckerville clinched a share of the North Central Thumb League Stars title with a big win over Mayville – Huron Daily Tribune

Hockey: Jackson Lumen Christi clinched its league title with a 2-0 win over Mattawan – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Boys Basketball: Owen Franklin went over 1,000 career points for Oscoda in its win over Hale – WBKB

Girls Basketball: Negaunee defeated Ishpeming Westwood 43-33, and Westwood’s Tessa Leece went over 1,000 career points – Marquette Mining Journal 

Girls Basketball: Algonac fell to Croswell-Lexington, but Algonac’s Emily Nugent went over 1,000 career points – Port Huron Times-Herald

Girls Basketball: From Thursday, Mackinaw City downed Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian to clinch a second-straight Northern Lakes Conference title – Petoskey News-Review 

Today in the MHSAA: 10/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 4, 2023

1. GIRLS GOLF Midland won the Saginaw Valley League Tournament on a tie-breaker, but Grand Blanc earned the overall conference championship – Midland Daily News

2. BOYS SOCCER Chesaning finished a Mid-Michigan Activities Conference title run with a 7-1 win over Otisville-LakeVille – Mid-Michigan Now

3. VOLLEYBALL Zeeland East clinched a share of the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green title with a five-set win over Division 1 honorable mention Muskegon Mona Shores – FOX17

4. VOLLEYBALL Shelby clinched a share of the West Michigan Conference Rivers title with a sweep of North Muskegon – Local Sports Journal

5. BOYS TENNIS Ludington – No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – earned a share of the West Michigan Conference championship with a shutout of Whitehall – Ludington Daily News

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 6 Oxford earned the Oakland Activities Association Red title despite a loss to No. 9 Troy Athens, with top-ranked Berkley also falling to Rochester Adams – Oakland Press

7. BOYS SOCCER Parma Western defeated Coldwater 2-1 to make those two co-champions of the Interstate 8 Athletic Conference – Coldwater Daily Reporter

8. BOYS SOCCER Brighton defeated Division 1 No. 2 Northville for the second time, this time 1-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. VOLLEYBALL Reed City moved into a first-place tie with Division 3 honorable mention Morley Stanwood in the Central State Activities Association with a four-set win – MI Sports Now

10. BOYS SOCCER Holt advanced to the Capital Area Activities Conference Gold Cup final with a 2-1 win over Division 2 No. 10 Mason – Lansing State Journal