Today in the MHSAA: 4/15/19

April 15, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Michigan teams outraced the snow this weekend with a number of fireworks from the softball diamond, including a new career record holder for power-hitting prowess.

1. Softball: Harrison Township L’Anse Creuse’s Brooke Nadolny set the MHSAA career home runs record with her 56th and 57th in a sweep of Marysville – Macomb Daily

2. Softball: Division 2 No. 4 Eaton Rapids claimed the Saline Invitational title against a field that included Division 1 No. 6 Warren Regina – Saline Post

3. Softball: Bay City John Glenn won the Bay County Invitational with wins over Division 1 No. 7 Western, Central and Division 3 honorable mention Pinconning – Bay City Times

4. Baseball: Division 1 No. 11 Midland Dow downed Division 2 No. 14 Petoskey and Saginaw Heritage to win its invitational, but the Northmen did edge Division 2 top-ranked Saginaw Swan Valley 10-9 – Midland Daily News

5. Softball: Division 1 honorable mention Walled Lake Northern won a Farmington Hills Mercy Invitational against a field that included Division 2 No. 9 Carleton Airport, another Division 1 honorable mention New Baltimore Anchor Bay and Division 4 No. 3 Rogers City – State Champs Sports Network

6. Track & Field: Alpena’s boys and girls teams celebrated school records and the boys team went on to win the Davison Invitational while Ann Arbor Pioneer won the girls championship – Alpena News/We Love Ann Arbor

7. Boys Golf: Marshall shot a 314 to win the Coldwater Invitational by two strokes ahead of runner-up Mattawan – Coldwater Daily Reporter

8. Softball: Traverse City West won the East Kentwood Invitational, and Kalkaska took the title at Adrian’s tournament – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. Track & Field – The Addison boys and Sand Creek girls won Britton Deerfield Invitational championships – Adrian Daily Telegram

10. Girls Tennis: Trenton won a Grosse Ile Invitational that included Dearborn Divine Child and Brownstown Woodhaven along with the host Red Devils – Southgate News-Herald

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