Today In The MHSAA: 4/19/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 19, 2021

Some of the stars from the last spring season played in 2019 have become the first this spring to shine again, including over the weekend on the diamonds and track.

1. Softball: Brynn Polega struck out a record book-worthy 22 batters over 10 innings as Unionville-Sebewaing outlasted Essexville Garber 1-0 – Bay City Times

2. Baseball: Division 2 top-ranked Orchard Lake St. Mary’s swept Division 1 No. 3 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice to move to 13-0 this spring – Oakland Press

3. Girls Track & Field: Petoskey’s Emma Squires was a star of Remus Chippewa Hills’ Warrior Invitational, breaking a 29-year-old school record among three race wins – Petoskey News-Review

4. Boys Golf: East Grand Rapids shot a 319 to win the Coldwater Invitational – Coldwater Daily Reporter

5. Softball: Escanaba and Jackson Northwest split a pair over the weekend – JTV

6. Baseball: North Muskegon’s Charlie Branch missed a perfect game by an out in a 2-0 win over Division 4 No. 11 Muskegon Catholic Central – Muskegon Chronicle

7. Girls Tennis: Division 3 No. 7 Chelsea won 20 of 24 individual matches in defeating Flint Powers Catholic, St. Clair and Saline – Chelsea Sun Times News

8. Softball: Three Rivers won a pair over Plainwell, with standout Kali Heivilin hitting her 40th career homer during the second game – WWMT

9. Softball: Morrice scored five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to get past Potterville 19-18 in the latter’s invitational championship game – Owosso Argus-Press

10. Baseball: Phil Yancey threw a no-hitter in his first varsity game to lead New Boston Huron past Lincoln Park in a doubleheader sweep – Monroe News

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