Today In The MHSAA: 3/3/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 3, 2022

1. HOCKEY Midland won its first Regional title in 11 years, downing No. 6 Howell in overtime 2-1 in Division 1 – Midland Daily News

2. HOCKEY No. 5 Riverview Gabriel Richard claimed its fifth-straight Regional title with a 6-1 win over Wyandotte Roosevelt in Division 3 – Southgate News-Herald

3. HOCKEY No. 7 Canton edged No. 3 Livonia Stevenson 3-2 in overtime to clinch a Division 2 Regional title – Observer & Eccentric

4. HOCKEY No. 10 Byron Center got past No. 5 Muskegon Mona Shores 4-3 in overtime to claim a Division 2 Regional title – Local Sports Journal

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL No. 7 Pickford became one of the first District champions in this sport with a 59-45 win over No. 16 Mackinaw City in Division 4 – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian also became one of the first District champs, downing Pellston 50-49 in Division 4 – Petoskey News-Review

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Gobles earned a Division 4 District title with a 53-38 win over Marcellus – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. HOCKEY No. 2 Brighton scored all of its goals over the final 11 minutes to defeat Northville 4-1 in a Division 1 Regional Final – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. HOCKEY Chelsea claimed its third-straight Regional title with a 9-5 win over Milford in Division 3 – Chelsea Sun Times News

10. HOCKEY The Capital City Capitals edged Lowell/Caledonia 3-2 to clinch a Division 1 Regional title – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Regan Finkbeiner went over 1,000 career points in Hemlock’s Division 3 District Semifinal win over Saginaw Valley Lutheran – Saginaw News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Muskegon Western Michigan Christian advanced in a Division 3 District and Kyla Wiersema went over 1,000 career points in a win over North Muskegon – Grand Haven Tribune

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press