Today in the MHSAA: 3/1/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 1, 2022

1. SKIING Cadillac’s girls won their first Finals championship since 1990 while Traverse City Central’s girls, Traverse City West’s boys and Petoskey’s boys all repeated as champions – Second Half

2. HOCKEY Romeo advanced with a 4-0 Division 2 Regional championship win over New Baltimore Anchor Bay – Macomb Daily

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL By way of Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart’s 48-46 win over St. Charles, Coleman won a share of the Mid-State Activities Conference title – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Traverse City West upset Big North Conference champion Petoskey 32-18 in a Division 1 District opener – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Farmington and Lake Orion both earned their first District wins in at least a decade – Oakland Press

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL North Muskegon avenged two regular-season losses with a 37-35 Division 3 District win over Shelby – Local Sports Journal

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Phoenix Burden-Smith’s game winner sent Saginaw Arts & Sciences past Midland Calvary Baptist 40-38 in a Division 4 District opener – Saginaw News

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Owen Varnado went over 1,000 career points in Muskegon Western Michigan Christian’s 58-44 win over Manistee – Grand Haven Tribune

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Walled Lake Northern broke a nine-game, four-year losing streak against Walled Lake Central with a 40-37 Division 1 District Win – Spinal Column

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Greenville earned its first District win since 2016, 43-38 over Cedar Springs in Division 2 – Greenville Daily News

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