Today in the MHSAA: 3/10/20

March 10, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Boys Basketball Districts tipped off Monday, and here’s a look at coverage we gathered from a number of intriguing matchups.

1. Boys Basketball: Williamston defeated Lansing Eastern 44-33 in a Division 2 District opener and rematch of Capital Area Activities Conference Red co-champions – Lansing State Journal

2. Boys Basketball: Bridgeport came back from an early deficit to edge Clio in Division 2, 53-51 – Saginaw News

3. Boys Basketball: After being tied at halftime, Kalamazoo Central scored 63 second-half points to get past Portage Central 85-45 in Division 1 –

4. Boys Basketball: Adrian came back in a Division 2 opener versus Chelsea to win 52-51 on a last-second basket – Adrian Daily Telegram

5. Boys Basketball: Ann Arbor Huron came back from a halftime deficit to advance in Division 1 with a 56-47 win over Saline – We Love Ann Arbor

6. Boys Basketball: Reigning Division 2 champion Hudsonville Unity Christian started a new run with a 75-64 win in its opener against Allendale – FOX 17

7. Boys Basketball: Ann Arbor Skyline avoided a Division 1 upset, holding off Pinckney 48-42 – State Champs Sports Network

8. Boys Basketball: Also in Division 1, Farmington got past Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice 54-47 – Detroit News

9. Boys Basketball: After the teams split during the regular season, Calumet came out ahead of West Iron County 46-40 in a Division 3 opener – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

10. Boys Basketball: Hale’s Joseph Kimmerer had a school-record 50 points plus 23 rebounds in a big Division 4 opening win over Fairview – Bay City Times

Also of note …

Gymnastics: From Saturday, in its third season since bringing back its program, Hartland won its first Regional title in this sport since 1998 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

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