Today in the MHSAA: 3/9/18

March 9, 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: A third-period goal sent No. 5 Trenton to the Division 2 championship game with a 3-2 Semifinal win over reigning title winner and current No. 4 Birmingham Brother Rice – Southgate News Herald

2. Girls Basketball: Wayne Memorial became a first-time Regional champ in girls basketball with a 66-36 win over Belleville in Class A – Observer & Eccentric

3. Girls Basketball: Hamilton claimed its first Regional title in girls basketball, downing Edwardsburg 43-26 in Class B – Holland Sentinel

4. Girls Basketball: Chassell also won its first girls hoops Regional title, downing Bark River-Harris 58-55 in overtime in Class D – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

5. Girls Basketball: Muskegon Oakridge’s 64-59 win in overtime over Grand Rapids South Christian gave the Eagles their first Regional title since 1991 – FOX 17

6. Hockey: No. 3 Hartland moved on to its third Division 2 championship game in six seasons with a 9-1 Semifinal win over No. 9 Grand Rapids Northern/Eastern – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. Girls Basketball: Muskegon scored with 12 seconds left in regulation to send its Regional Final against Hudsonville to overtime, then emerged as a champion in Class A, 51-45 – Local Sports Journal

8. Girls Basketball: Undefeated East Lansing downed Coldwater 54-40 in a matchup of highly-ranked teams in Class A – Lansing State Journal

9. Girls Basketball: Grosse Pointe North stopped Warren Cousino’s pursuit of a third straight Regional title with a 57-45 win in Class A – C&G Newspapers

10. Girls Basketball: Clarkston clinched its first Regional title in 13 years with a 50-33 win over West Bloomfield in Class A – Oakland Press

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