Today In The MHSAA: 4/25/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 25, 2022

1. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 16 Traverse City Central won the Saginaw Heritage Invitational with victories over No. 9 DeWitt and Saginaw Swan Valley – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. TRACK & FIELD Northville repeated as champion at Milford’s Balawajder Classic Coed Relays – Oakland Press

3. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 10 Frankenmuth won its invitational, defeating St. Clair Shores Lakeshore, Montrose and Division 4 No. 1 Unionville-Sebewaing – Saginaw News

4. SOFTBALL Hamilton swept Division 4 honorable mention Kalamazoo Christian, with Madie Jamrog throwing a perfect game in the opener – Holland Sentinel

5. TRACK & FIELD The Howell girls – ranked No. 6 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – and Walled Lake Central boys won Howell Invitational championships – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. GIRLS SOCCER Holland won its invitational with a 4-2 victory over Three Rivers and 1-0 shutout of South Haven – Holland Sentinel

7. BASEBALL Standish-Sterling won the Midland Dow Sunshine Classic defeating Mount Pleasant 8-6 and then Dow 16-15 – Bay City Times

8. TRACK & FIELD The Sault Ste. Marie girls and Charlevoix boys won Inland Lakes Invitational championships – Sault Ste. Marie News | Petoskey News-Review

9. GIRLS SOCCER Adrian Lenawee Christian won its Cougar Cup with shutouts of Adrian and Allen Park Inter-City Baptist – Adrian Daily Telegram

10. SOFTBALL Ravenna tossed two one-hitters and a no-hitter in winning its tournament – Local Sports Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune