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: 12/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 1, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice opened with a 75-66 win over reigning Division 2 champion Ferndale – Oakland Press

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Carman-Ainsworth edged reigning Division 3 champion Flint Beecher 46-44 – WNEM

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Pinconning defeated Ogemaw Heights for the first time since 2011, 59-43 – Bay City Times

4. HOCKEY Cadillac edged Negaunee 5-4 in overtime – Cadillac News

5. HOCKEY Bloomfield Hills also won in overtime, 4-3 over Lakes United – Oakland Press

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Rider Bartel scored all 33 of his points during the first half of Harbor Springs’ 76-29 win over Indian River Inland Lakes – Petoskey News-Review

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Dowagiac opened Lakeland Conference play with a 63-51 win over Buchanan – Niles Daily Star

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Onsted downed Michigan Center 73-39 in a matchup of frequent league contenders – JTV

9. BOYS BASKETBALL McBain Northern Michigan Christian opened with a 74-37 win over Midland Calvary Baptist – MI Sports Now

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Taylor edged Dearborn Advanced Tech 65-59 – Southgate News-Herald