Today in the MHSAA: 3/3/20

March 3, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The Girls Basketball District Tournament tipped off Monday and the biggest wave came out of the Upper Peninsula, where Gladstone set the tone as top-two seeds won 90 percent of their games but the other 10 percent earned most of the biggest headlines.

1. Girls Basketball: Gladstone earned the biggest upset of District opening night, draining a last-second 3-pointer to get past previously-undefeated Menominee 46-45 in Division 2 – Escanaba Daily Press

2. Girls Basketball: Flint Carman-Ainsworth won a Division 1 matchup of league champions, downing Flushing 48-38 – WJRT

3. Girls Basketball: Cadillac won a matchup of league champions in Division 2, downing Ludington 43-39 – Cadillac News

4. Girls Basketball: East Kentwood ended Byron Center’s 19-game winning streak with a 50-43 win in Division 1; both teams were league champions this winter – WZZM

5. Girls Basketball: Eaton Rapids upset a league champion in Chelsea 58-49 in overtime in a Division 2 opener – Chelsea Sun Times News

6. Girls Basketball: Mayville got past a league champion in Kinde-North Huron 43-41 in Division 4 – Huron Daily Tribune

7. Girls Basketball: Bridgeport also upset a league champion, downing Caro 56-35 in Division 2 – Saginaw News

8. Girls Basketball: Jackson Lumen Christi ended the season for another league champion in Springport, 42-39 in Division 3 – Jackson Citizen Patriot

9. Girls Basketball: Cass City opened Division 3 play with an upset, downing Harbor Beach 46-34 – Huron Daily Tribune

10. Girls Basketball: Megan Matson led a Division 4 upset with 33 points in Munising’s 51-47 win over Rock Mid Peninsula – Escanaba Daily Press

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: Kent City may have set an MHSAA record with 40 points in the first quarter of a big Division 3 win over Ravenna – Muskegon Chronicle

Boys Basketball: From Friday, Kinde-North Huron earned a share of the North Central Thumb League Stripes title with a big win over Akron-Fairgrove – Huron Daily Tribune

Boys Swimming & Diving: From Saturday, Battle Creek Lakeview – tied for No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – locked up the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference championship – WWMT

Boys Swimming & Diving: From Saturday, LPD1 Ann Arbor Pioneer finished nearly 200 points ahead of a field that included three more top-10 teams to win the Southeastern Conference Red championship meet – We Love Ann Arbor

Today in the MHSAA: 2/1/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 1, 2023

1. GIRLS BASKETBALL West Bloomfield became the only in-state team to defeat Detroit Edison this season, holding on for a 59-49 victory – MLIVE-Detroit

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Warren Michigan Collegiate clinched the Charter School Conference East championship with a 63-56 win over Detroit Edison – Detroit News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saline delivered Ann Arbor Huron’s first loss of the season, 57-47 – Ann Arbor News

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Holt edged DeWitt 55-53 in a matchup atop the Capital Area Activities Conference Blue – Lansing State Journal

5. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Fraser defeated Macomb Dakota – No. 5 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – 105-78 – Macomb Daily

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Hillman got past Posen 49-48 in a matchup of top teams in the North Star League Little Dipper – WBKB

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL The Highland Conference race has three top contenders with McBain’s 51-35 win over Evart – Cadillac News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Milford pulled Walled Lake Northern out of a tie for first in the Lakes Valley Conference with a 35-27 victory – Oakland Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Laingsburg moved to 13-0 with a 52-40 win over Ovid-Elsie – Owosso Argus-Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Gaylord handed Boyne City a 50-47 loss, breaking the Ramblers’ 12-game winning streak – Petoskey News-Review