Today in the MHSAA: 3/6/19

March 6, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The final four hockey contenders in Division 2 earned the opportunity with Quarterfinal wins Tuesday, while Boys Basketball Regional Semifinals saw the elimination of four teams that entered the evening unbeaten this winter.

1. Hockey: No. 2 Trenton edged No. 3 Livonia Stevenson 3-2 in a Division 2 Quarterfinal to earn a return to USA Hockey Arena – Southgate News-Herald

2. Boys Basketball: Emoni Bates drilled a 3-pointer during the closing seconds to carry Ypsilanti Lincoln past Ann Arbor Skyline 58-55 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Ann Arbor News

3. Boys Basketball: DeWitt handed the first and only loss this season to Mattawan in a 51-38 Division 1 win – Lansing State Journal

4. Boys Basketball: Benton Harbor got past previously-undefeated Otsego 63-59 in Division 2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

5. Hockey: No. 4 Birmingham Brother Rice held off Port Huron Northern 6-5 to also advance in Division 2 – Oakland Press

6. Hockey: No. 9 Marquette earned a spot in the Division 2 Semifinals with a 4-1 win over Petoskey – MI Sports Now

7. Hockey: Top-ranked Hartland got past No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern 6-0 to move on in Division 2 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

8. Boys Basketball: East Kentwood avenged an early-season loss with a 68-62 win over Muskegon in Division 1 – FOX 17

9. Boys Basketball: Alma had another of the night’s stunners, handing Bridgeport its first loss 64-56, in Division 2 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

10. Boys Basketball: Pellston handed Brimley its first and only loss of the season, 75-60 in Division 4 – Petoskey News-Review

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: Dylan Jergens scored 27 points to set the MHSAA single-season record of 971, but his Marcellus Howardsville Christian team fell to Wyoming Tri-unity Christian 68-56 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

Boys Basketball: Pittsford upended Athens 48-42 in Division 4 to set a program record for wins in improving to 21-2 – Hillsdale Daily News

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