Today in the MHSAA: 3/20/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 20, 2024

(Girls Basketball Quarterfinals coverage from across the state)

Division 1

GIRLS BASKETBALL West Bloomfield will be returning to the Semifinals after a 54-32 win over Temperance Bedford – Detroit News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc downed Rochester Hills Stoney Creek 49-27 to reach the Semifinals for the first time in 47 years – Mid-Michigan Now

GIRLS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Rockford advanced another step in its repeat pursuit with a 52-36 win over Holland West Ottawa – WOOD TV

GIRLS BASKETBALL Belleville advanced with a 44-39 win over Holt – WLNS

Division 2

GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard will play in its first Semifinal since 1993 thanks to a 50-45 win over Tecumseh – Ann Arbor News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids West Catholic is making a repeat trip to Breslin thanks to a 35-27 win over Vicksburg – FOX 17

GIRLS BASKETBALL Detroit Edison handed Goodrich its lone loss, 50-33, to move on – Flint Journal

GIRLS BASKETBALL Negaunee hung on for a 50-45 win over Flint Powers Catholic – Upper Michigan Source

Division 3

GIRLS BASKETBALL Rochester Hills Lutheran Northwest earned its first Semifinal trip with a 38-16 win over Sandusky – Oakland Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Ypsilanti Arbor Prep edged New Lothrop 38-34 to advance – Ann Arbor News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Lake City won one of the most high-profile Quarterfinals statewide, 36-28 over Elk Rapids – Cadillac News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine will give its school two Semifinals trips in two weeks as it advanced with a 43-34 win over Grand Rapids Covenant Christian – South Bend Tribune

Division 4

GIRLS BASKETBALL Kingston defeated Morenci 36-21 to book its return to Breslin – WJRT

GIRLS BASKETBALL Frankfort is headed back to the Semifinals with a 56-46 win over Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart – Traverse City Record-Eagle

GIRLS BASKETBALL Fowler earned another trip to Breslin with a 51-32 victory over Mendon – Lansing State Journal

GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming advanced with a 65-45 victory over St. Ignace – Upper Michigan Source

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Holland West Ottawa’s Gabby Reynolds was named this season’s Miss Basketball Award honoree – Detroit Free Press

Today in the MHSAA: 4/18/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 18, 2024

1. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 5 Hartland downed Novi 4-2 to move into first place alone in the Kensington Lakes Activities Association West – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS SOCCER Alahna Beckett scored five goals in Division 2 No. 8 Midland’s 9-2 win over Saginaw Heritage – Midland Daily News

3. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 4 Portage Central came back to down Mattawan 3-1 – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. GIRLS LACROSSE Lake Orion rode a fast start to a 9-6 win over Troy Athens – Oakland Press

5. GIRLS SOCCER Freshman Elise Markham scored four goals in Cheboygan’s win over Big Rapids Crossroads – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

6. GIRLS SOCCER Goodrich ran its winning streak to four with a 2-0 shutout of Flushing – WJRT

7. BASEBALL Monroe held on for an 18-14 win over Ann Arbor Huron – Monroe News

8. GIRLS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central defeated Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern 18-6 – FOX17

9. GIRLS TENNIS St. Joseph – No. 6 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – added to its perfect start with a 6-2 win over Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

10. TRACK & FIELD Maple City Glen Lake’s boys won big, and Benzie Central’s girls won close in dual meets – Traverse City Record-Eagle