Today in the MHSAA: 2/5/20

February 5, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Every basketball game is carrying more importance this season with the addition of limited seeding at the District level, and Tuesday saw a bunch that impacted rankings, standings or featured significant individual milestones.

1. Girls Basketball: Michigan Center avenged a December loss with a 65-55 win over Division 3 title contender Grass Lake – Jackson Citizen Patriot

2. Girls Basketball: Grosse Pointe South reshuffled the Macomb Area Conference Red standings, moving into first place with a 50-47 win over previous leader Macomb Dakota – Macomb Daily

3. Boys Basketball: Kalamazoo Central delivered Portage Central’s first loss this winter, 66-44 – FOX 17

4. Boys Swimming & Diving: Zeeland – an honorable mention in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – swam past LPD3 No. 6 Hamilton 103-83 – Holland Sentinel

5. Girls Basketball: Saginaw Heritage earned a 40-36 road win at Freeland – Midland Daily News

6. Boys Basketball: Ke’ontae Barnes’ buzzer beater helped Muskegon Orchard View deliver a second defeat to Fremont, 63-60 – Local Sports Journal

7. Boys Basketball: Undefeated Bridgeport ended Flint Southwestern’s 10-game winning streak, 60-56 – Flint Journal

8. Girls Basketball: Coldwater came back from a 14-point second-half deficit to get past Three Rivers 62-58 in overtime – Coldwater Daily Reporter

9. Hockey: Chelsea moved into a first-place tie in the Southeastern Conference White thanks to a 4-3 win over Saline – Chelsea Sun Times News

10. Boys Basketball: Carney-Nadeau earned an important 53-52 overtime win over Powers North Central – Escanaba Daily Press

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: Makenna Bryant qualified for the MHSAA record book with nine 3-pointers as Cadillac won big over Manistee – Cadillac News

Boys Basketball: Ishpeming held on for an 88-83 win over Houghton despite 63 points by Brad Simonsen – The Upbeat

Girls Basketball: Faith Guritz reached 1,000 career points in Martin’s 58-33 win over Delton Kellogg – Kalamazoo Gazette

Boys Basketball: Menalito McGee went over 1,000 career points in Wyoming’s 61-56 win over Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central – FOX 17

Boys Basketball: Gavin Fisher scored a school-record 39 points in Fruitport’s 67-56 win over Holton – Grand Haven Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 5/17/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 17, 2024

1. GIRLS TENNIS No. 7 Midland Dow earned five flight championships and a Lower Peninsula Division 2 Regional team title – Midland Daily News

2. GIRLS TENNIS No. 10 Holland West Ottawa swept singles on the way to clinching a sixth-straight Regional title in LPD1 – Holland Sentinel

3. GIRLS SOCCER Livonia Stevenson won the Kensington Lakes Activities Association overall championship game 1-0 over Division 1 No. 6 Hartland – Hometown Life

4. GIRLS TENNIS Hamilton clinched its first Regional title in girls tennis, in LPD3 – Holland Sentinel

5. BASEBALL Whitehall’s Kyle Stratton broke the state career stolen bases record with a swipe against Mason County Central – Muskegon Chronicle

6. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 12 Mason clinched its first Capital Area Activities Conference Gold Cup with a shootout win over DeWitt – Lansing State Journal

7. GIRLS LACROSSE Chippewa Valley United earned its first MHSAA Tournament victory, 9-4 over West Bloomfield – Macomb Daily

8. GIRLS SOCCER Walled Lake Northern finished a repeat run in the Lakes Valley Conference Tournament with a 1-0 win over South Lyon East – Oakland Press

9. BASEBALL/SOFTBALL Clare’s Division 3 No. 8 softball and baseball teams clinched Jack Pine Conference titles outright with sweeps at Farwell – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

10. TRACK & FIELD Pewamo-Westphalia swept LPD3 Regional titles at Bath – Midland Daily News |