Today in the MHSAA: 3/1/18

March 1, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10

1. Girls Basketball: Samantha Gehrls’ basket with six seconds to play pushed Caledonia past reigning Class A runner-up and undefeated East Kentwood, 46-45; the Falcons had beaten Caledonia by seven and 21 points earlier this season – FOX 17

2. Girls Basketball: Manchester ended Pittsford’s winning streak at 76 straight wins, two short of the MHSAA record, with a 46-45 win in Class C – Hillsdale Daily News

3. Girls Basketball: Big Rapids avenged two losses to league rival Central Montcalm by handing the Hornets their first and only loss of the season, 49-34 in Class B – Big Rapids News

4. Girls Basketball: Ishpeming Westwood avenged two regular-season losses by handing Negaunee its only defeat, 59-44 in Class C – Marquette Mining Journal

5. Girls Basketball: Rogers City broke Hillman’s 19-game winning streak with a 40-38 win in Class D after falling to the Tigers twice during the regular season – Alpena News

6. Girls Basketball: Maple City Glen Lake won its second straight Class C District title, downing Manton 55-48 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. Girls Basketball: Houghton downed L’Anse 46-31 in Class C to win a fourth straight District title – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

8. Girls Basketball: Bronson’s Kiana Mayer scored with 26 seconds to play to lead Bronson past Centreville, 33-32 in Class C, ending Centreville’s season at 20-2 – Coldwater Daily Reporter

9. Girls Basketball: Hartland eliminated Kensington Lakes Activities Association Gold champ Howell with a 40-37 win in Class A – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. Girls Basketball: Marshall moved to 11-10 with a 52-42 Class B upset of Comstock, which finished 19-2 –

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: Charlevoix sophomore Elise Stuck went over 1,000 career points in leading her team to a 61-25 win over East Jordan in Class C – Petoskey News-Review

Boys Basketball: Grand Rapids Catholic Central’s Marcus Bingham, Jr., Detroit East English’s David DeJulius, East Lansing’s Brandon Johns, Clarkston’s Foster Loyer and Detroit Henry Ford Academy’s Trevion Williams were named candidates for this year’s Mr. Basketball Award – Detroit Free Press

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