Today in the MHSAA: 3/11/20

March 11, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Girls Basketball Regional Semifinals dominated Tuesday across Michigan, with some titanic matchups among favorites and major upsets in multiple divisions.

1. Girls Basketball: For the second-straight season reigning Division 3 champion Pewamo-Westphalia survived a challenge from Kent City, this time 40-37 – State Champs Sports Network

2. Girls Basketball: Detroit Renaissance surged in a Division 1 rematch of its recent Operation Friendship game against Farmington Hills Mercy, winning this time 56-33 as Kailee Davis went over 1,000 career points – MLive-Detroit

3. Girls Basketball: Newaygo earned its first Regional Final berth since 1993 with a stunning 47-46 win over Grand Rapids Christian – Grand Rapids Press

4. Girls Basketball: Davison also posted one of the night’s biggest stunners, getting past Flint Carman-Ainsworth 54-49 in Division 1 – Davison Index

5. Girls Basketball: Ubly scored a major 45-33 Division 4 win over Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart on the Irish’s home court – Huron Daily Tribune

6. Girls Basketball: Walled Lake Western avenged an opening-night loss to Clarkston with a 57-47 win in Division 1 – Spinal Column

7. Girls Basketball: Kalamazoo Hackett upset Niles Brandywine 49-43 and Schoolcraft edged Gobles 42-41 to set up a Division 3 Regional Final – WWMT

8. Girls Basketball: Saline set a program record with 22 wins by defeating Wayne Memorial 51-40 in Division 1 – Ann Arbor News

9. Girls Basketball: St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran won another touted Division 4 matchup, downing Fruitport Calvary Christian 54-20 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

10. Girls Basketball: Charlevoix continued a storied tournament run with a 65-29 win over Oscoda in Division 3 – Petoskey News-Review

Today in the MHSAA: 6/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 8, 2023

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Brighton earned its fifth-straight Finals appearance with a 13-10 win over Bloomfield Hills in Division 1, and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern earned its title game berth with a 10-2 win over Hartland – Livingston Daily Press & Argus | Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. BOYS LACROSSE Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice reached its 18th-straight Final with a 26-1 win over Clarkston in Division 1, while Detroit Catholic Central edged reigning champion Hartland 10-9 in another Division 1 Semifinal – Detroit News | Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. GIRLS LACROSSE East Grand Rapids will return to the Division 2 Final after a 15-7 win over Haslett/Williamston, and will meet Detroit Country Day thanks to the Yellowjackets’ 19-10 win over Ann Arbor Skyline – Lansing State Journal | State Champs! Sports Network

4. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central advanced to the Division 2 Final with an 18-5 win over Lowell, and Detroit Country Day downed Grand Rapids Catholic Central 12-7 in another Semifinal – FOX 17

5. BASEBALL Unranked Rudyard advanced in Division 4 with a 5-0 Regional Semifinal win over top-ranked Indian River Inland Lakes – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

6. BASEBALL Unranked Novi upset Northville 6-2 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Oakland Press

7. BASEBALL Unranked Lake Orion extended its impressive tournament run with a 9-4 win over No. 8 White Lake Lakeland in Division 1 – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BASEBALL Unranked Mattawan advanced in Division 1 with a 6-3 win over No. 6 Zeeland East – Kalamazoo Gazette

9. BASEBALL Unranked Macomb Dakota moved on in Division 1 with a 4-2 win over No. 11 Sterling Heights Stevenson – Macomb Daily

10. BASEBALL No. 8 East Jordan advanced in Division 4 with a 9-6 victory over No. 9 Gaylord St. Mary – Petoskey News-Review

Also of note …

MEDIA The Port Huron/Blue Water and sports media communities are mourning the death of past Croswell-Lexington standout Calli Newberry, who had started The Sports Report at the start of the 2022-23 school year and died Tuesday after a car crash the day before – Port Huron Times Herald