Today In The MHSAA: 4/20/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 20, 2021

Soccer, softball and baseball provided the stars as teams across the state braved cooler temperatures of an April spring sports Monday.

1. Girls Soccer: Boyne City ran its shutout streak to three with a 3-0 win over Traverse City St. Francis – Petoskey News-Review

2. Softball: Bailey Belinger hit a home run and threw a five-inning no-hitter during a sweep of Mason County Central – Local Sports Journal

3. Baseball: Division 1 No. 17 Grand Blanc swept Bay City Western in a matchup of Saginaw Valley League contenders – WJRT

4. Softball: Rapid River improved to 14-2 with a sweep of Bark River-Harris – Escanaba Daily Press

5. Baseball: Division 4 No. 4 Beal City improved to 7-0 with a sweep of Fowler – MI Sports Now

6. Baseball: Reed City launched three home runs in an 8-2 win over Cadillac – Big Rapids News

7. Girls Soccer: Utica’s first goal came 19 seconds into an eventual 5-1 win over Clinton Township Chippewa Valley – Macomb Daily

8. Baseball: Bear Lake pitchers dominated in a win and tie against Mesick – Manistee News Advocate

9. Softball: Bloomfield Hills earned its first wins of the spring with a sweep of Birmingham Seaholm – Oakland Press

10. Track & Field: Ludington swept Muskegon Orchard View in girls and boys duals – Ludington Daily News

Also of note …

Baseball: Flat Rock was scheduled to close its schools today in honor of teacher and coach Chris Elliott, who died Monday and in 2001 led the baseball team to the Division 3 title – Southgate News-Herald

Today in the MHSAA: 3/1/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 1, 2024

1. HOCKEY No. 6 Sault Ste. Marie claimed a Division 3 Regional title with a 3-0 win over No. 2 Marquette – Upper Michigan’s Source

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL West Bloomfield defeated Grand Blanc, and Frankenmuth downed Detroit Edison in a pair of massive nonleague regular-season finales – WNEM

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Olivia Flynn became Harbor Springs’ all-time leading scorer with more than 1,600 points and a season to play – Petoskey News-Review

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Clarkston Everest Collegiate claimed a Division 4 District title with a 58-48 win over Genesee Christian – WJRT

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Trenton defeated Brownstown Woodhaven 57-44 to finish an outright championship run in the Downriver League – Southgate News-Herald

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL White Pigeon and Cassopolis shared the Southwest 10 Conference title thanks in part to White Pigeon’s 51-39 win over Marcellus – Sturgis Journal

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Belleville claimed the overall Kensington Lakes Activities Association title with a 54-46 win over Howell – Detroit News

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Wyoming Potter’s House Christian’s Anyieth Nhial and Hart’s Addi Hovey both went over 1,000 career points in Hart’s 54-47 win – WZZM

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Gaylord St. Mary advanced to a Division 4 District Final with a 63-60 overtime victory over Central Lake – Petoskey News-Review

10. GIRLS BASKETBALL Williamston and Grand Ledge also defeated ranked opponents, Portland and Jackson Northwest, respectively – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Miss Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Warren Cousino’s Kasi Pearson reached 1,000 career points in her team’s 38-35 win over Romeo – Macomb Daily

GIRLS BASKETBALL Grace Chinavare went over 1,000 career points as Sanford Meridian defeated Pinconning 64-22 – Midland Daily News

GIRLS BASKETBALL Kate Stemmer set Saline career records for assists and steals in her team’s 56-23 win over East Jackson – Ann Arbor News