Today In The MHSAA: 3/14/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 14, 2022

1. GYMNASTICS, HOCKEY, BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Seven team championships and a number of individual titles were awarded over the weekend as these three sports concluded their seasons, and we had coverage of all seven events – Second Half

2. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 10 Detroit Cass Tech avenged a regular-season loss with a Division 1 District Final win over No. 3 Detroit Martin Luther King, 58-54 in overtime – Detroit News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 6 Grand Rapids Catholic Central handed No. 2 Hudsonville Unity Christian its lone loss, 68-48 in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 2 Orchard Lake St. Mary’s avenged a pair of regular-season defeats by downing No. 5 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice in Division 1 – MLive-Detroit

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Michigan Center emerged as champion of a Division 3 District featuring the top three teams in the Cascades Conference, defeating No. 16 Napoleon 63-47 – Jackson Citizen Patriot

6. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 12 Grandville Calvin Christian also avenged an earlier loss, defeating No. 8 Grand Rapids Covenant Christian 61-55 in Division 3 – FOX 17

7. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 5 Parchment edged Otsego 58-55 to clinch a Division 2 District title – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Vestaburg defeated Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart in Division 4 to win its first District title since 2002 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

9. BOYS BASKETBALL No. 19 Benzie Central trailed into the fourth quarter but came back to down No. 4 Traverse City St. Francis in Division 3, 70-57 – Manistee News Advocate

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Ishpeming Westwood held off No. 20 Painesdale Jeffers’ comeback to secure a 76-65 Division 3 District Final victory – Marquette Mining Journal

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Detroit Edison’s Ruby Whitehorn has been named Miss Basketball by the Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan – Detroit Free Press

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