Today In The MHSAA: 3/18/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 18, 2021

Wrestling joined the postseason flurry Wednesday with the start of Team District competition, while hockey continued through Regionals and a few more basketball teams celebrated championships and individual achievements.

1. Hockey: No. 6 Houghton advanced in a Division 3 Regional with a 5-1 win over No. 7 Hancock – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

2. Wrestling: Ravenna downed Hesperia and then Mason County Central to claim its first District title since 2011, in Division 4 – Local Sports Journal

3. Wrestling: Charlotte edged Eaton Rapids 36-33 to claim a Division 2 District championship – Lansing State Journal

4. Girls Basketball: Clawson defeated Eastpointe 47-37 to clinch the Macomb Area Conference Bronze championship – Oakland Press

5. Girls Basketball: Hannah Vallier scored 37 points to become Vicksburg’s all-time leading score during a 58-31 win over Niles – Kalamazoo Gazette

6. Boys Basketball: Hunter Soper went over 1,000 career points in Croswell-Lexington’s 81-51 win over Almont – Port Huron Times Herald

7. Hockey: Top-ranked Byron Center came back from a third-period deficit to defeat Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern 3-2 in a Division 2 Regional Semifinal – FOX 17

8. Wrestling: No. 10 Clarkston downed Troy and Waterford Kettering in Division 1 to claim a 15th-straight District title – Oakland Press

9. Wrestling: Holland ran its District title streak to three with wins over Hamilton and Zeeland East in Division 2 – Holland Sentinel

10. Boys Basketball: Sterling Heights Parkway Christian clinched the Michigan Independent Athletic Conference Red title with a 71-61 win over Lutheran Westland – Macomb Daily

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: From Tuesday, Elk Rapids defeated Kalkaska to clinch its first Lake Michigan Conference title, and first league championship in 28 years – MI Sports Now

Today in the MHSAA: 2/3/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 3, 2023

1. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Holland West Ottawa – No. 6 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – swam past honorable mention Rockford 188.5-125.5 – Holland Sentinel

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Warren Fitzgerald downed Madison Heights Lamphere to finish a perfect run through the Macomb Area Conference Silver – Macomb Daily

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Lansing Catholic won big over Frankenmuth, 74-42 – Lansing State Journal

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Redford Westfield Prep came back to defeat Detroit Country Day 70-61 – MLIVE-Detroit

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Essexville Garber remained undefeated in duals with a 95-88 win over Bay City Central – Bay City Times

6. SKIING The Onekama boys and Benzie Central girls claimed Lake Michigan Ski Conference wins – Manistee News Advocate

7. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING LPD2 No. 8 Midland Dow defeated Saginaw Heritage 120-60 – Midland Daily News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL North Farmington remained undefeated with a 33-23 win over Berkley – Oakland Press

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Stevensville Lakeshore continued its league title pursuit with a 55-38 win over St. Joseph – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Hannah Glover was perfect from the free-throw line down the stretch in Merrill’s 30-25 win over Coleman – Saginaw News