Today In The MHSAA: 2/4/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 4, 2022

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sanford Meridian earned a share of its first Jack Pine Conference title since 2006 with a 62-39 win over Pinconning – Midland Daily News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Division 4 No. 12 Onaway set a state record with 49 points during the first quarter of a big win over Fife Lake Forest Area – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Madison Smith went over 1,000 career points in Division 4 No. 20 Mackinaw City’s big win over Ellsworth – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

4. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber won every swim event in a 106-74 meet win over Bay City John Glenn, but John Glenn diver Jamie Miller won his event and broke the school record from 2004 with a score of 303.45 – Bay City Times

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 3 No. 19 Harbor Springs moved into first in the Lake Michigan Conference with a 57-47 win over former co-leader Traverse City St. Francis – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 5 Salem defeated Division 3 No. 9 Midland Dow 4-3 with a shootout at the MIHL Hockey Showcase – State Champs!

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Mesick pulled closer to the West Michigan D League lead with a 31-21 win over first-place Manistee Catholic Central – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. WRESTLING Division 4 No. 8 LeRoy Pine River will enter its league tournament coming off a 41-31 win over Reed City – Big Rapids News

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Division 3 No. 8 Hart moved to 10-0 in West Michigan Conference play with a big win over third-place Shelby – Muskegon Chronicle

10. BOYS BASKETBALL A big fourth quarter sent Division 2 No. 11 Carrollton past Saginaw Nouvel 61-53 – Saginaw News

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