Today In The MHSAA: 3/16/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2022

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 9 Rockford earned its first Semifinal trip with a 54-43 win over No. 14 East Lansing in Division 1 – FOX 17

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Overall top seed Detroit Edison will return to the Division 2 Semifinals after a 53-35 win over reigning champion and No. 3 Portland – MLive-Detroit

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 7 Madison Heights Bishop Foley will be making its first Semifinal trip after a 55-48 win over No. 14 Reese in Division 3 – Oakland Press

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 4 Hartland avenged last season’s Quarterfinal loss to No. 2 Midland Dow with a 56-51 overtime win – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 8 Grand Rapids West Catholic advanced to the Division 2 Semifinals with an 82-27 win over No. 6 Edwardsburg – FOX 17

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 5 Kent City will be returning to the Division 3 Semifinals after a 34-33 win over No. 6 Schoolcraft – Local Sports Journal

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ludington advanced in Division 2 with a 30-27 win over No. 5 Frankenmuth – Ludington Daily News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Reigning Division 4 champ and No. 3 Fowler advanced its chance to finish a repeat run after a 58-26 win over No. 8 Gaylord St. Mary – Lansing State Journal

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 10 Baraga will be making the trip to the Division 4 Semifinals after a 57-40 win over No. 7 Pickford – UP Matters

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Overall No. 1 seed Plymouth Christian Academy will advance to the Division 4 Semifinals after a 54-44 win over Genesee Christian – Flint Journal

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 16 Wayne Memorial earned a return to the Semifinals with a 44-33 win over Riverview in Division 1 – Detroit News

GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 6 West Bloomfield downed Troy 67-32 in Division 1 to earn its first Semifinals trip in nearly two decades – Oakland Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Detroit Country Day earned a repeat trip to Breslin with a 59-55 win over Marysville in Division 2 – Oakland Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Overall top seed Ypsilanti Arbor Prep also earned a return trip to Breslin with a 69-51 win over Dansville in Division 3 – Ann Arbor News

GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 8 Maple City Glen Lake advanced in Division 3 with a 50-29 win over Lake City – Up North Live

GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 4 Adrian Lenawee Christian is returning to the Division 4 Semifinals after a 69-36 win over Muskegon Heights Academy – Adrian Daily Telegram

Today in the MHSAA: 5/21/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 21, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Morenci earned coach Kay Johnson her 1,000th career victory, 8-5 over East Jackson – Adrian Daily Telegram

2. SOFTBALL Division 1 honorable mention Midland Dow swept Flint Powers Catholic to claim the Saginaw Valley League title on a record-setting day – Midland Daily News

3. GIRLS SOCCER Division 3 No. 11 Essexville Garber claimed its fifth-straight league title with a draw against No. 14 Freeland in the Tri-Valley Conference Red – Bay City Times

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention Milan and Division 1 No. 5 Saline finished off championship runs in their respective divisions of the Southeastern Conference – Ann Arbor News

5. TRACK & FIELD The McBain girls – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – and Manton boys won Highland Conference championships – Cadillac News |

6. BASEBALL Division 3 No. 14 Grass Lake finished its run to a fourth-straight Cascades Conference championship with a pair of wins over Brooklyn Columbia Central – Jackson Citizen Patriot

7. GIRLS TENNIS Grosse Ile swept Riverview to finish an undefeated Huron League dual season – Southgate News-Herald

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 15 Otsego advanced in its Division 2 District with a shootout win over Middleville Thornapple Kellogg – FOX 17

9. BOYS LACROSSE Oxford broke a tie after the third quarter to defeat Holly/Ortonville Brandon 12-8 in Division 1 Regional play – WJRT

10. BOYS LACROSSE New Baltimore Anchor Bay downed Macomb L’Anse Creuse North 13-6 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Macomb Daily