Today In The MHSAA: 5/20/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 20, 2021

1. Girls Soccer: Schoolcraft’s Hannah Thompson set the single-season state goals record with her 67th – and ended up at 74 after an 8-1 win over Parchment – WWMT

2. Girls Tennis: No. 3 Chelsea won every set on the way to a Lower Peninsula Division 3 Regional championship at Haslett – Chelsea Sun Times News

3. Boys Golf: LPD2 No. 5 Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice shot a 306 to edge LPD1 No. 3 Detroit Catholic Central by three strokes and win the Oakland County Division 1 title – Oakland Press

4. Baseball: Division 1 No. 15 Utica Ford clinched its first outright league title in this sport since 1986 with a 3-0 win over Division 2 No. 9 St. Clair in the Macomb Area Conference White – Macomb Daily

5. Girls Lacrosse: No. 4 DeWitt came back from a late deficit to edge Okemos 11-10 and clinch the Capital Area Activities Conference championship – Lansing State Journal

6. Girls Soccer: Division 1 No. 7 Grand Blanc finished an outright Saginaw Valley League title run with a 4-1 win over Midland Dow – WJRT

7. Girls Soccer: Division 2 No. 10 Ludington finished a perfect run through the Lakes 8 Conference with a 3-0 shutout of Manistee – Ludington Daily News

8. Boys Lacrosse: No. 8 Battle Creek Lakeview downed Vicksburg 18-6 in a Division 2 Regional game – Battle Creek Enquirer

9. Boys Golf: Jake Beaudoin shot a Charlevoix school-record 64 to finish as individual winner of a Lake Michigan Conference event at Boyne Highlands, while Elk Rapids edged the LPD4 No. 4 Rayders by five strokes for the team win – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. Baseball: Division 2 No. 18 Trenton earned a share of the Downriver League title with a 3-2 win over Division 1 No. 9 Brownstown Woodhaven Southgate News-Herald

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