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: 4/19/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 19, 2024

1. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 8 Trenton defeated Division 1 honorable mention Allen Park for the first time since 2015, 5-1 – Southgate News-Herald

2. GIRLS SOCCER Division 4 No. 4 Royal Oak Shrine came back to defeat No. 12 Clarkston Everest Collegiate 3-1 – Oakland Press

3. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 3 Bay City Western downed No. 6 Grand Blanc 4-2, and they tied 1-1 in the second game – WJRT

4. BOYS GOLF Howell and Derek Kantola were the team and individual winners at the Black/Green/Gold/Orange Tournament – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 4 Spring Lake rebounded from a doubleheader sweep by No. 11 Coopersville to win the series’ third game 19-4 – Grand Rapids Press

6. BOYS GOLF Richland Gull Lake shot a 302 to win the Coldwater Invitational by 15 strokes – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. SOFTBALL Division 1 honorable mention Midland swept Davison, and Grace Schloop struck out 16 in a 4-0 no-hitter win – Midland Daily News

8. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 12 Muskegon Mona Shores downed Wyoming, and Shay Norden became the Sailors’ second-leading career scorer – Local Sports Journal

9. SOFTBALL Hanover-Horton swept Division 3 honorable mention Leslie, but Leslie’s Ada Bradford reached 1,000 career strikeouts – Jackson Citizen Patriot

10. SOFTBALL Grace Lewis threw a six-inning no-hitter as Kingsley swept Kalkaska – Traverse City Record-Eagle