Today In The MHSAA: 3/19/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 19, 2021

The basketball regular season pulled another day closer to its close Thursday with more league title celebrations, while wrestling and hockey teams continued to advance through their postseasons.

1. Girls Basketball: Saline clinched a share of its first league title since 2002, downing Ann Arbor Huron 69-33 in the Southeastern Conference Red – Saline Post

2. Wrestling: Bloomfield Hills downed Birmingham Seaholm in Division 1 to claim its first District title – Oakland Press

3. Girls Basketball: Hartland won the Kensington Lakes Activities Association overall title with a 48-30 victory over Wayne Memorial – Detroit News

4. Girls Basketball: Brooke Daniels became Macomb L’Anse Creuse North’s all-time leading scorer in a 47-32 win over Grosse Pointe North – Macomb Daily

5. Wrestling: Gladstone defeated Kingsford and Negaunee in Division 3 to clinch its 13th-straight District title – Escanaba Daily Press

6. Girls Basketball: Erie Mason clinched the Tri-County Conference title with a 50-36 win over Petersburg Summerfield – Monroe News

7. Girls Basketball: Lake Orion clinched the Oakland Activities Association Blue title with a 47-26 win over Berkley – Oakland Press

8. Boys Basketball: Rudyard clinched the Straits Area Conference title outright with a 74-32 win over Cheboygan – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

9. Wrestling: Comstock Park – whose coach, Jim Olson, died near the start of the season – won its Division 3 District with his memory as inspiration – FOX 17

10. Hockey: No. 4 Rockford downed No. 7 Traverse Bay Reps 6-2 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: Saginaw Arts & Sciences Academy’s Makaiya Thomas went over 1,000 career points during a 74-47 win over Carrollton – Saginaw News

Girls Basketball: Detroit is mourning the weekend death of longtime Martin Luther King coach William Winfield – Detroit News

Boys Basketball: Blissfield finished an outright title run in the Lenawee County Athletic Association with a 61-41 win over Ida – Adrian Daily Telegram

Boys Basketball: Ann Arbor Huron finished its outright title run in the SEC Red with a 66-40 win over Saline – Ann Arbor News

Today in the MHSAA: 5/24/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 24, 2024

1. BOYS TENNIS Negaunee won its 13th consecutive Mid-Peninsula Conference championship – Marquette Mining Journal

2. GIRLS TENNIS Traverse City St. Francis – No. 3 in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – ran its Lake Michigan Conference title streak to six – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. BOYS GOLF Jackson Frelich shot a 69 to help Brighton finish off a Kensington Lakes Activities Association championship – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. GIRLS LACROSSE Reigning Division 2 champion Detroit Country Day opened postseason play with a 22-6 win over Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood – Oakland Press

5. GOLF Negaunee swept the MPC girls and boys championships in this sport as well – Upper Michigan Source

6. BOYS LACROSSE Caleb Lewandowski scored nine goals as Traverse City United edged Petoskey 11-10 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. SOFTBALL Isabell Guy set Reed City’s single-season wins record earning both during a sweep of Fremont – Big Rapids Pioneer

8. BOYS GOLF Battle Creek Harper Creek won its third-straight All-City championship led by medalist Joey Mario – Battle Creek Enquirer

9. GIRLS SOCCER Romeo upset Division 1 No. 7 Utica Eisenhower 2-0 in a District matchup – Macomb Daily

10. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central advanced in Regional play with a 14-9 win over Spring Lake – FOX 17