Today in the MHSAA: 5/18/17

May 18, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The most impressive performance of a busy Wednesday statewide likely came from the Detroit Catholic Central boys golf team, which won a loaded Oakland County tournament with a number few teams approach.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.


Fraser earned a third straight Macomb Area Conference Gold title with a 24-13 win over Warren Woods-Tower – Macomb Daily

Division 1 No. 7 Canton downed No. 11 Brighton 7-5 to claim the overall Kensington Lakes Activities Association championship – Observer & Eccentric


Shepherd celebrated the Tri-Valley Conference Central title, its first league championship since 2004 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central shot a 284 to win the Oakland County championship by 18 strokes ahead of No. 2 Clarkston – Oakland Press

McBain Northern Michigan Christian clinched the inaugural Missaukee Cup with a first place ahead of Lake City and McBain in a Wednesday match – Cadillac News

Girls Soccer

Mattawan downed Division 2 No. 5 Richland Gull Lake 1-0 to win its first Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference tournament championship – Kalamazoo Gazette

Division 2 No. 17 Marshall clinched a third straight Interstate Eight Conference regular-season title with a 2-0 win over Battle Creek Harper Creek – Battle Creek Enquirer


Division 1 No. 6 Howell continued an incredible run with a 15-0 win over honorable mention Canton to earn the Kensington Lakes Activities Association overall championship – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Freshman Grace Lehto threw a no-hitter as Division 2 honorable mention Eaton Rapids edged Webberville 1-0 in a Lansing-area Softball Classic semifinal – Lansing State Journal

Bay City John Glenn swept Midland Dow, coming back from a 10-1 deficit to win the first game 13-11 – Bay City Times

Division 4 honorable mention Morenci handed Clinton its first Tri-County Conference sweep since joining the league in 2007 – Adrian Daily Telegram

First-place Allen Park, an honorable mention in Division 1, stayed ahead of second-place and Division 2 honorable mention Trenton in the Downriver League with a 3-2 win thanks to a walk-off hit by Kelsi Littleton – Southgate News-Herald

Track & Field

Traverse City Central’s boys downed Traverse City West by 64 points – they are tied for the No. 7 spot in the Lower Peninsula Division 1 rankings – Traverse City Record-Eagle

From Tuesday, the Deckerville girls and Peck and Kingston boys won North Central Thumb League championships – Huron Daily Tribune

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