Today In The MHSAA: 2/24/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 24, 2021

The girls and boys basketball landscapes began to take shape in a number of leagues all over the state Tuesday as a multitude of local championship contenders faced off.

1. Boys Basketball: McBain won a matchup of ranked undefeated teams 64-35 over Beal City – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

2. Girls Basketball: Undefeated Hudsonville handed East Kentwood its first loss, 56-52 – FOX 17

3. Boys Basketball: Jason Jergens became the third 1,000-point scorer in his family in Marcellus Howardsville Christian’s 52-38 win over  St. Joseph Lake Michigan Catholic – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. Girls Basketball: Haslett remained undefeated and handed Williamston its first defeat, 38-31 – Lansing State Journal

5. Girls Basketball: East Lansing won a matchup between annual powers, 51-37 over DeWitt – Lansing State Journal

6. Girls Basketball: South Lyon East became the last undefeated team in the Lakes Valley Conference by handing Walled Lake Central its first loss 57-42 – Oakland Press

7. Boys Basketball: Escanaba moved to 6-0 with a 63-57 win over Marquette – Escanaba Daily Press

8. Girls Basketball: Muskegon avenged last season’s District loss to Reeths-Puffer with a 50-48 overtime win – Local Sports Journal

9. Boys Basketball: Battle Creek Pennfield also won a matchup of unbeaten teams 57-45 over Coldwater – FOX 17

10. Boys Basketball: Traverse City St. Francis handed Charlevoix its first loss, 59-55 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Today in the MHSAA: 12/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 8, 2023

1. HOCKEY Goalie Ryan Nickerson was among standouts as Division 1 No. 2 Brighton defeated No. 3 Clarkston 3-1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Braylin Johnson’s basket with 5.2 seconds to play was the difference in Mason County Eastern’s 36-34 win over Bear Lake – Ludington Daily News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw followed TJ Stevenson Jr. to a 78-70 win over Davison – Mid-Michigan Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Center Line earned another close win, 60-57 over Eastpointe – Detroit News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central earned its first victory, downing rival Battle Creek Central 62-42 – WWMT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Evart came back from a six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to defeat Lake City 47-37 – Cadillac News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming went on the road and defeated Gladstone 41-26 – Escanaba Daily Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Macomb Dakota also earned its first victory, 61-44 over Romeo – Macomb Daily

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Riverview earned a notable nonleague victory 61-46 over Trenton – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow – No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – earned nine first places in defeating Lapeer 142-43 – Midland Daily News