Today in the MHSAA: 3/9/20

March 9, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The busiest weekend of the winter postseason saw MHSAA Finals in wrestling, bowling and competitive cheer – final coverage of all three all over Second Half – plus Hockey Quarterfinals, Gymnastics Regionals and Girls Basketball District Finals, coverage of some we’ve gathered below.

1. Hockey: No. 3 Trenton won a Division 2 Quarterfinal matchup of annual contenders, 5-1 over top-ranked Livonia Stevenson – Southgate News-Herald

2. Girls Basketball: Bad Axe downed Cass City 47-31 in Division 3 to claim its first District championship in four decades – Huron Daily Tribune

3. Girls Basketball: Manton locked down rival Lake City 26-17 to win a Division 3 District title; Lake City made the Division 3 Semifinals in 2019 – MI Sports Now

4. Hockey: No. 9 Midland Dow got past No. 10 Grand Rapids Catholic Central 3-2 in triple overtime in Division 3, while No. 2 Saginaw Heritage defeated Kalamazoo 2-1 also in 3 OT in Division 1 – WJRT

5. Girls Basketball: East Grand Rapids came back late to get past East Kentwood 56-53 in a Division 1 District Final – WOOD TV

6. Hockey: No. 5 Marquette advanced to the Division 2 Semifinals with a 5-2 win over No. 6 Traverse City Central – Marquette Mining Journal

7. Gymnastics: Morgan Case led Rockford/Sparta to a Regional championship – Escanaba Daily Press

8. Girls Basketball: Saline got past Ann Arbor Huron 50-44 in Division 1 after Huron finished just head of Saline in their league – State Champs Sports Network

9. Girls Basketball: Three Rivers avenged back-to-back District Final losses with a 48-37 win over Edwardsburg –

10. Girls Basketball: Sault Ste. Marie earned a few seasons’ worth of vengeance as well with a 58-43 Division 2 District Final win over Kingsley – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Today in the MHSAA: 11/28/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 28, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Ludington opened this winter with an 82-57 win over Grant thanks in part to David Schillinger’s 40 points – Local Sports Journal

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Onsted started its season at Little Caesars Arena with a 60-33 win over Hanover-Horton – Adrian Daily Telegram

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Addison went on a run late to open with a 62-57 overtime win over Hudson – Jackson Citizen Patriot

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Birch Run opened with a 58-36 win over Burton Bentley – WNEM

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Lake City tipped off the season with a 36-21 win over Mesick – Up North Live

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Charlevoix opened with a 65-41 win over Ellsworth – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Manistee opened with a win as well, 56-24 over Onekama – Manistee News Advocate

Also of note …

FOOTBALL East Kentwood has hired championship-winning Detroit Martin Luther King coach Tyrone Spencer to take over its program – WOOD TV