Today In The MHSAA: 3/10/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 10, 2021

On a night featuring league championships in multiple sports, a school record-breaking basketball scorer and coach and a milestone wrestling win, Iron Mountain’s Foster Wonders made the loudest headline with a massive individual accomplishment during a peninsula-shaking victory.

1. Boys Basketball: Foster Wonders went over 2,000 career points and Iron Mountain won a matchup of the top two teams in the Upper Peninsula 58-52 – Iron Mountain Daily News

2. Competitive Cheer: Reigning Division 2 champion Allen Park finished 2.5 points ahead of Gibraltar Carlson to claim the Downriver League meet championship – Southgate News-Herald

3. Girls Basketball: Detroit Edison won a matchup of Finals contenders, 69-41 over West Bloomfield – Detroit News

4. Competitive Cheer: Vandercook Lake claimed its first Cascades Conference title in this sport – JTV

5. Girls Basketball: Ypsilanti Arbor Prep won another matchup of likely MHSAA championship contenders, 67-47 over Adrian Lenawee Christian – Ann Arbor News

6. Girls Basketball: Macomb L’Anse Creuse North downed Utica Ford 45-32 in the Macomb Area Conference White title-clincher – Macomb Daily

7. Boys Basketball: Keith Guy became Muskegon’s all-time winningest boys basketball coach with a 47-40 victory over Holland – Muskegon Chronicle

8. Wrestling: Zach Ouillette earned his 150th win during Oscoda’s sweep of Alcona and Alpena – WBKB

9. Boys Basketball: Gavin Etter became Marcellus’ all-time leading scorer in his team’s 54-35 win over Hartford – Kalamazoo Gazette

10. Girls Basketball: Muskegon Reeths-Puffer upset Mona Shores 43-31 – Local Sports Journal

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