Today In The MHSAA: 4/21/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 21, 2022

1. GIRLS SOCCER Gabi Novak will be the first entry in the MHSAA record book for career goalkeeper saves after surpassing 530 in a 6-1 win over Coloma – Kalamazoo Gazette

2. BASEBALL Essexville Garber downed Division 2 No. 7 Bay City John Glenn 9-2 to secure the Bay County championship – Bay City Times

3. TRACK & FIELD Quincy’s girls swept Homer and Bronson with thrower Sophia Snellenberger breaking a 22-year-old school record in the discus – Coldwater Daily Reporter

4. BASEBALL Clinton swept Division 3 No. 4 Blissfield, 2-1 in nine innings and then 5-1 in five – Adrian Daily Telegram

5. SOFTBALL Division 1 No. 3 Macomb Dakota won a 13-8 slugfest with honorable mention Walled Lake Northern, with the second game suspended after 15 more runs were scored over the first three innings – Macomb Daily

6. BOYS GOLF Traverse City Central won a fifth-score tie-breaker to edge West at the Cadillac Invitational – Cadillac News

7. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 16 Traverse City Central swept Division 3 No. 15 Traverse City St. Francis 6-4 and 11-1 – MI Sports Now

8. SOFTBALL Unity Nelson struck out 14 in a five-inning no-hit opener as Division 4 No. 4 Ottawa Lake Whiteford shut out Adrian Madison – Monroe News

9. BASEBALL Division 2 No. 19 Muskegon Oakridge’s sweep of Fremont including a 2-0 opening win and a 13-11 victory in the second game as Oakridge came back from eight runs down –

10. BASEBALL Gavin DeVooght’s one-hitter in the opener highlighted Walled Lake Central’s sweep of Walled Lake Western – Spinal Column

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