Today in the MHSAA: 3/7/18

March 7, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10

1. Hockey: No. 5 Trenton scored twice during the third period to upset top-ranked Livonia Stevenson 3-1 in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News Herald

2. Hockey: No. 4 Birmingham Brother Rice earned a return trip to the Division 2 Semifinals with a 3-2 double overtime win over No. 8 Davison – Observer & Eccentric

3. Girls Basketball: Sophia Wiard scored 30 points as Muskegon Oakridge edged Comstock Park 48-45 in a Class B Regional Semifinal – Muskegon Chronicle

4. Girls Basketball: Chassell downed Munising 52-46 in a matchup of the top Class D teams in the Upper Peninsula media poll – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

5. Hockey: No. 9 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern/Eastern held off Kingsford 1-0 to return to the Division 2 Semifinals – WLUC

6. Hockey: No. 3 Hartland will return to the Division 2 Semifinals as well after a 6-1 win over Midland Dow – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. Girls Basketball: Fruitport Calvary Christian won a matchup of league champions, downing Bear Lake 52-33 in Class D – Grand Haven Tribune

8. Girls Basketball: A second half run pushed Clarkston past Bloomfield Hills Marian 44-34 in Class A – Oakland Press

9. Girls Basketball: Hudsonville used a big fourth quarter to come back and down East Grand Rapids 50-48 in Class A – FOX 17

10. Girls Basketball: Detroit Martin Luther King emerged from a matchup of Class A powers, downing Southfield Arts & Technology 50-37 – Detroit News

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: Muskegon avoided another success by upset-minded Caledonia, moving on in Class A with a 58-51 win – Local Sports Journal

Girls Basketball: Reigning Class C runner-up Pewamo-Westphalia held off Laingsburg for the third time this winter, 48-33, ending the Wolfpack’s season with all three of its losses to the Pirates – Ionia Sentinel-Standard

Girls Basketball: Unionville-Sebewaing held off a late run by Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary – last season’s Class D runner-up – to move on in Class C with a 70-61 win – Huron Daily Tribune

Girls Basketball: Coming off last week’s District upset of Hillman, Rogers City hung on to advance in Class D again with a 54-51 win over Frankfort – Alpena News

Girls Basketball: Freeland outscored Goodrich 17-2 in overtime to win their Class B Regional Semifinal 70-55 – Midland Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune