Today In The MHSAA: 4/22/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 22, 2022

1. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 5 Essexville Garber earned a titanic sweep of Division 4 top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing, handing the Patriots their first loss in more than a year – Bay City Times

2. BASEBALL Unranked Freeland came back twice to sweep Division 2 No. 5 Frankenmuth – Saginaw News

3. BOYS LACROSSE East Grand Rapids came back from an early deficit to get past Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern 13-5; they entered the week ranked Nos. 4 and 5 in Division 2, respectively – FOX 17

4. BASEBALL Division 4 No. 19 Kalamazoo Christian got past No. 4 Hackett Catholic Prep 8-7 in eight innings – WWMT

5. SOFTBALL Division 1 No. 7 Brownstown Woodhaven handed Division 2 honorable mention Trenton its first defeat, 5-4 – Southgate News-Herald

6. TRACK & FIELD Katie Carothers’ 1,600 win highlighted Brighton’s sweep of Howell – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 13 Petoskey ran its shutout streak to four with a 1-0 win over Division 3 No. 14 Elk Rapids – Petoskey News-Review

8. GIRLS SOCCER All-stater Hannah Kastamo returned from injury with both goals in Division 1 No. 5 Hartland’s 2-0 win over Canton – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. BASEBALL Central Montcalm edged Belding 9-8 in 11 innings on a walk-off bunt – Greenville Daily News

10. BASEBALL Division 2 top-ranked New Boston Huron improved to 7-1 with a sweep of Dearborn Divine Child – Southgate News-Herald

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Imlay City coach Heather Lauwers resigned after six seasons, having led the Spartans to three straight league and District titles – Port Huron Times-Herald

BOYS BASKETBALL Steve Windemuller retired as Holland West Ottawa coach after 36 years total guiding high school teams, first at Holland High and then West Ottawa for the last nine – Holland Sentinel

GIRLS BASKETBALL Detroit Country Day has hired former standout Amber Deane as its next coach – Oakland Press

Today in the MHSAA: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal