Today In The MHSAA: 4/7/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 7, 2022

1. TRACK & FIELD Hart swept Mason County Eastern Invitational championships, with Traverse City St. Francis runner-up in both meets – Ludington Daily News

2. GIRLS SOCCER Midland Dow came back from a two-goal deficit to open with a 3-2 win over Williamston – Midland Daily News

3. SOFTBALL Rochester tied the score and then went ahead over the final two innings of an 8-6 win over West Bloomfield – Oakland Press

4. GIRLS SOCCER Linden opened with a 1-0 shutout of Fenton – WJRT

5. TRACK & FIELD The Gladiators’ Sarah Litz was among stars of the Fowlerville Early Season Open – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. GIRLS SOCCER Manistee opened its season with a win for the third straight, this time 2-1 over Shelby – Manistee News Advocate

7. GIRLS SOCCER Two players scored three goals apiece as Waterford Mott downed North Farmington – Oakland Press

8. GIRLS SOCCER Ann Arbor Pioneer handed Chelsea a season-opening defeat, 4-2 – Chelsea Sun Times News

Today in the MHSAA: 4/15/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

April 15, 2024

1. GIRLS SOCCER Division 3 No. 2 Hudsonville Unity Christian defeated Division 4 top-ranked Kalamazoo Christian 4-0 in a matchup of 2023 Finals champions – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS LACROSSE Reigning Division 1 champion Brighton finished 3-0 at the East-West Play Day with wins over 2023 Division 2 runner-up East Grand Rapids, Spring Lake and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 4 Escanaba opened with a 3-0 run at the Lakeshore Grand Slam Tournament, defeating Spring Lake and honorable mentions Muskegon Oakridge and Wayland – Escanaba Daily Press

4. SOFTBALL Division 4 No. 10 Mendon repeated as champion of the Holton Tournament, downing Beal City, No. 5 Hillman and Alcona – Sturgis Journal

5. GIRLS SOCCER Division 1 No. 11 New Baltimore Anchor Bay edged Division 3 No. 4 Warren Regina 2-1 – Macomb Daily

6. GIRLS SOCCER Emma Bradley scored the game-winner directly on a corner kick to lead Clarkston past Division 1 No. 7 Rochester 2-1 – Oakland Press

7. TRACK & FIELD The Rockford girls and Northville boys won Rockford’s Ram Classic championships –

8. SOFTBALL Division 2 honorable mention Essexville Garber downed Bay City Central to clinch its fourth-straight Bay County title – Bay City Times

9. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 3 Bay City Western became the first team to repeat as Bay County champion in baseball by downing John Glenn in the finale – Bay City Times

10. GIRLS SOCCER Garber also was the Bay County champion on the soccer pitch, finishing 3-0-1 at the tournament – Bay City Times