Today In The MHSAA: 3/23/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2021

The girls basketball postseason began with District play all over Michigan on Monday, with a pair of future college hoops teammates making the biggest splash on a first night full of them.

1. Girls Basketball: Nicole Kamin and Megan Crow combined for 81 points as Kamin’s Escanaba defeated Crow’s Gladstone 65-48 in a Division 2 District opener – Escanaba Daily Press

2. Girls Basketball: Maddie Dolenga’s pair of buzzer beaters took Rochester Adams past Romeo in overtime, 64-63 – Oakland Press

3. Girls Basketball: Flint Powers Catholic called upon its junior varsity, which responded with a 51-44 Division 2 District win over Mt. Morris – WJRT

4. Girls Basketball: Quincy opened its Division 3 District with a 35-29 win over second-seeded Reading – Coldwater Daily Reporter

5. Girls Basketball: Freeland held on for a 44-40 overtime win over Bullock Creek in Division 2 – Midland Daily News

6. Girls Basketball: Ionia earned a 52-41 upset of Central Montcalm in a Division 2 – Greenville Daily News

7. Girls Basketball: Ann Arbor Huron followed Jordan Wright to a 59-58 double-overtime win over Ypsilanti Lincoln in Division 1 – Ann Arbor News

8. Girls Basketball: Ashlen Hill nearly had a triple-double as Traverse City Central just got past Alpena 44-43 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. Girls Basketball: Mason County Central held on for a 40-37 win over LeRoy Pine River in Division 3 – Ludington Daily News

10. Girls Basketball: Iron Mountain edged Norway 46-44 in a Division 3 District opener – Iron Mountain Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 12/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 8, 2023

1. HOCKEY Goalie Ryan Nickerson was among standouts as Division 1 No. 2 Brighton defeated No. 3 Clarkston 3-1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Braylin Johnson’s basket with 5.2 seconds to play was the difference in Mason County Eastern’s 36-34 win over Bear Lake – Ludington Daily News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw followed TJ Stevenson Jr. to a 78-70 win over Davison – Mid-Michigan Now

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Center Line earned another close win, 60-57 over Eastpointe – Detroit News

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kalamazoo Central earned its first victory, downing rival Battle Creek Central 62-42 – WWMT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Evart came back from a six-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to defeat Lake City 47-37 – Cadillac News

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ishpeming went on the road and defeated Gladstone 41-26 – Escanaba Daily Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Macomb Dakota also earned its first victory, 61-44 over Romeo – Macomb Daily

9. GIRLS BASKETBALL Riverview earned a notable nonleague victory 61-46 over Trenton – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow – No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – earned nine first places in defeating Lapeer 142-43 – Midland Daily News