Today In The MHSAA: 5/13/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 13, 2021

1. Girls Soccer: Division 2 No. 17 Ludington clinched its first league championship in this sport with a win over Muskegon Orchard View – Ludington Daily News

2. Girls Soccer: Davison handed Division 1 No. 20 Midland Dow its first league loss, 4-3 – Midland Daily News

3. Boys Golf: Traverse City St. Francis – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – shot a 332 to win its Lake Michigan Conference event by a stroke ahead of LPD4 No. 5  Charlevoix – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. Girls Soccer: Morgan Stack’s four goals helped Dearborn Divine Child past Division 3 No. 18 Wixom St. Catherine 8-4 – Oakland Press

5. Baseball: Division 1 No. 12 Lake Orion came back for a 6-4 win over Clarkston to complete a sweep of the Wolves – Oakland Press

6. Boys Golf: Ann Arbor Skyline – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – defeated Huron and Monroe to remain perfect in match play – We Love Ann Arbor

7. Girls Soccer: St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran downed Niles thanks to six goals by Ellie Primerano – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

8. Girls Soccer: Newaygo remains unbeaten in league play after a 3-2 win over Howard City Tri County – MI Sports Now

9. Girls Soccer: Flushing edged Fenton 1-0 to keep pace in its league race – WJRT

10. Softball: Saline’s Abby Kleinschmidt earned an MHSAA record book entry with seven RBI in a big win over Jackson – Saline Post

Also of note …

Football: Derek Pfaff had been among stars of Harbor Beach’s 2012 Division 8 championship team. Less than two years later, he nearly lost his life in an attempted suicide. He is sharing his story in hopes of helping others – and as part of his miraculous survival and recovery, he is a candidate to become the fourth person in U.S. history to receive a facial transplant – Minden City Herald

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