Today In The MHSAA: 3/11/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 11, 2021

The regular seasons for Winter indoor sports quickly are drawing to a close, and that means nightly league championship celebrations with the latest in girls and boys basketball, girls bowling, hockey and wrestling.

1. Hockey: Division 2 No. 2 Hartland finished a Kensington Lakes Activities Association championship run with a win over No. 5 Novi – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. Girls Bowling: Brownstown Woodhaven downed reigning Downriver League champ Wyandotte Roosevelt 22-8 to clinch this season’s title – Southgate News-Herald

3. Boys Basketball: Linden downed Holly 56-21 to lock up a third-straight Flint Metro League Stripes championship – Flint Journal

4. Boys Basketball: Brethren downed Manistee Catholic Central 54-49 to clinch a share of a second-straight West Michigan D League championship – Manistee News Advocate

5. Girls Bowling: Whitehall completed a perfect run through the West Michigan Conference with a win at the league tournament – Local Sports Journal

6. Hockey: L’Anse Creuse Unified clinched the Macomb Area Conference Red title with a 7-0 win over Romeo – Macomb Daily

7. Boys Basketball: South Lyon East downed South Lyon 62-57 to clinch the Lakes Valley Conference championship – Oakland Press

8. Girls Basketball: South Lyon East also defeated South Lyon, 43-25, to clinch a share of the LVC girls championship – Observer & Eccentric

9. Wrestling: Midland swept Lapeer, Saginaw Heritage and Saginaw Arthur Hill to clinch the Saginaw Valley League championship – Midland Daily News

10. Wrestling: White Pigeon clinched the Southwest 10 Conference championship with wins over Bloomingdale and Cassopolis – Sturgis Journal

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: Mancelona and Gaylord St. Mary will share the Ski Valley Conference title – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Wrestling: Bloomfield Hills downed Birmingham Seaholm to close out the Oakland Activities Association White title – Oakland Press

Wrestling: Division 3 No. 10 Remus Chippewa Hills swept Central Montcalm, Newaygo and Howard City Tri County to complete an outright Central State Activities Association title run – Big Rapids Pioneer

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