Today in the MHSAA: 4/18/19

April 18, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A meeting of top girls tennis teams from the Lower Peninsula highlighted a Wednesday that also saw state-ranked foes meet on the baseball diamond as well.

1. Girls Tennis: Midland Dow – No. 6 in LP Division 1 – and LPD2 No. 2 Birmingham Seaholm tied for first at the former’s home quad, ahead of LPD2 No. 9 Traverse City Central and No. 7 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central – Midland Daily News

2. Baseball: Division 2 No. 13 Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard and Division 3 top-ranked Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett split a doubleheader – State Champs Sports Network

3. Boys Golf: Holland West Ottawa shot a 326 to win the annual Wooden Shoe Invitational – Holland Sentinel

4. Softball: Division 2 No. 6 Spring Lake swept Sparta to run its Ottawa-Kent Conference Blue winning streak to 80 games – Local Sports Journal

5. Softball: Peighton Root’s two-run walk-off homer pushed Division 2 honorable mention Chelsea past Saline 6-5 – Chelsea Sun Times News

6. Boys Golf: Durand finished first and New Lothrop second at the Mid-Michigan Activities Conference preseason tournament – Owosso Argus-Press

7. Girls Soccer: For the first time in at least a decade, Traverse City St. Francis downed Elk Rapids – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. Softball: Karlie Patron tossed her first career no-hitter as Ishpeming Westwood shut out Manistique – Escanaba Daily Press

9. Baseball: Kyle Richey tossed a no-hitter as Trenton downed Allen Park – Southgate News-Herald

10. Track & Field: East Kentwood swept Grand Haven, but both results were decided by 25 or fewer points – Grand Haven Tribune

Also of note …

Girls Lacrosse: Maddy Champagne scored an MHSAA-record 15 goals in Livonia Stevenson’s 20-5 win over Royal Oak – Observer & Eccentric

Today in the MHSAA: 5/24/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 24, 2024

1. BOYS TENNIS Negaunee won its 13th consecutive Mid-Peninsula Conference championship – Marquette Mining Journal

2. GIRLS TENNIS Traverse City St. Francis – No. 3 in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – ran its Lake Michigan Conference title streak to six – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. BOYS GOLF Jackson Frelich shot a 69 to help Brighton finish off a Kensington Lakes Activities Association championship – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. GIRLS LACROSSE Reigning Division 2 champion Detroit Country Day opened postseason play with a 22-6 win over Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood – Oakland Press

5. GOLF Negaunee swept the MPC girls and boys championships in this sport as well – Upper Michigan Source

6. BOYS LACROSSE Caleb Lewandowski scored nine goals as Traverse City United edged Petoskey 11-10 in a Division 1 Regional Semifinal – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. SOFTBALL Isabell Guy set Reed City’s single-season wins record earning both during a sweep of Fremont – Big Rapids Pioneer

8. BOYS GOLF Battle Creek Harper Creek won its third-straight All-City championship led by medalist Joey Mario – Battle Creek Enquirer

9. GIRLS SOCCER Romeo upset Division 1 No. 7 Utica Eisenhower 2-0 in a District matchup – Macomb Daily

10. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central advanced in Regional play with a 14-9 win over Spring Lake – FOX 17