Today in the MHSAA: 3/22/17

March 22, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The final 16 teams contending for MHSAA boys basketball titles this weekend were determined at Quarterfinals all over the state Tuesday. Here are links to coverage from each game.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state. “Today” will return April 10.

Boys Basketball

Class A: In a game for which fans started lining up two hours before tip, Grand Rapids Christian got past Kalamazoo Central 66-46 – Grand Rapids Press

Class A: In another matchup of Class A powerhouses, it was all Clarkston this time with a 70-50 win over Saginaw – Oakland Press

Class A: West Bloomfield continued its impressive run with a dominating 80-43 win over Troy – Oakland Press

Class A: Romulus ended reigning champion Detroit U-D Jesuit’s repeat attempt with a 66-63 Quarterfinal win – Detroit News

Class B: Ludington will return to the Semifinals for the first time since 1971 after a 69-43 win over Lake Fenton – Ludington Daily News

Class B: New Haven pulled into the Semifinals for the first time with a 73-66 win over Detroit Osborn – Port Huron Times Herald

Class B: In a rematch of last season’s Quarterfinal, this time River Rouge emerged with a 54-51 win over Williamston – MLive-Detroit

Class B: After trailing early, Benton Harbor came back to edge Spring Lake 46-44 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Class C: Jayden Perry’s buzzer-beating basket sent Manton to the Semifinals with a 51-49 win over Negaunee – Petoskey News Review

Class C: Grand Rapids Covenant Christian earned its first Semifinal berth since 1994 with a 49-40 win over Kalamazoo Christian – Grand Rapids Press

Class C: Reigning champion Flint Beecher will contend for another title after downing Beaverton 66-32 – Flint Journal

Class C: Following its girls team last week, Detroit Edison Public School Academy’s boys advanced to their first Semifinal, with a 61-44 win over Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central – MLive-Detroit

Class D: Southfield Christian will continue its return to Class D with a return to Breslin after a 64-42 win over Fowler – Oakland Press

Class D: Lansing Christian booked its return to the Semifinals with 65-47 win over Benton Harbor Dream Academy – Lansing State Journal

Class D: Two-time reigning champion Powers North Central will play for a third straight after downing Hillman 74-61 – Escanaba Daily Press

Class D: Undefeated Buckley will bring that perfect record to Breslin thanks to a 48-37 win over Wyoming Tri-unity Christian – Cadillac News

Today in the MHSAA: 6/10/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 10, 2024

1. GIRLS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central finished a perfect season, and Brighton won its third straight Finals title –

2. BOYS GOLF Orchard Lake St. Mary’s won its first Finals championship in this sport, and Detroit Catholic Central, Traverse City St. Francis and Clarkston Everest Collegiate also were victorious –

3. BOYS LACROSSE Detroit Catholic Central surged during the second half, and Detroit Country Day posted one of the highest scoring totals in Finals history as they clinched championships –

4. SOFTBALL Division 2 top-ranked Gaylord downed honorable mention Essexville Garber and then No. 5 Escanaba to clinch a Regional title – Petoskey News-Review

5. SOFTBALL No. 7 Hillman scored a combined 29 runs to defeat Rudyard and Indian River Inland Lakes in Division 4, and broke the MHSAA record for runs in a season – Alpena News

6. BASEBALL No. 10 Norway earned its first trip to the Semifinals with a 3-2 win over No. 12 Rudyard in Division 4 – Iron Mountain Daily News

7. SOFTBALL No. 8 Clare claimed its first Regional title since 1986, defeating St. Louis and honorable mention Standish-Sterling in Division 3 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian advanced to the Division 4 Semifinals with a shootout win over No. 13 Elk Rapids – MI Sports Now

9. SOFTBALL Honorable mention New Lothrop advanced in Division 3 with wins over honorable mention Otisville-LakeVille Memorial and No. 6  Cass City – Owosso Argus-Press

10. BASEBALL No. 15 Spring Lake advanced to the Semifinals for the first time since 1995 with an 11-5 win over Petoskey in Division 2 – Muskegon Chronicle