Today in the MHSAA: 5/2/19

May 2, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Wednesday’s most newsworthy action came on the tennis courts, where ranked teams clashed and a league champion was crowned.

1. Girls Tennis: Chesaning claimed what might be the first league title awarded this spring, closing out the Mid-Michigan Activities Conference championship – Owosso Argus-Press

2. Girls Tennis: Bloomfield Hills, No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 1, handed No. 7 Midland Dow its first loss, 5-3 – Midland Daily News

3. Girls Tennis: LPD4 No. 6 North Muskegon also won a matchup of ranked teams, downing No. 8 Grant 5-3 in a meeting of two of the best in Division 4 – Local Sports Journal

4. Girls Soccer: Bridgman handed Division 4 No. 8 St. Joseph Lake Michigan Catholic its first loss this season, 4-2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

5. Baseball: Birmingham Brother Rice scored on a walk-off walk to defeat rival and Division 1 No. 17 Detroit Catholic Central 7-6 – State Champs Sports Network

6. Boys Lacrosse: Detroit Country Day, No. 10 in Division 2 entering the week, came back to edge Flint Powers Catholic 12-11 with the game-winner coming during the final minute – WJRT

7. Softball: Bronson earned an important league sweep of Jonesville, with Lynsey Smith tossing a no-hitter in the doubleheader’s first game – Coldwater Daily Reporter

8. Girls Lacrosse: Lowell held off Spring Lake’s comeback attempt, 9-8 – Grand Haven Tribune

9. Girls Soccer: Portage Central improved to 7-2-2 with a big win over rival Portage Northern –

10. Girls Soccer: Division 1 No. 2 Grand Blanc also added to its impressive start with a shutout of Lapeer – WJRT

Also of note …

Saginaw Heritage: Athletic director and MHSAA Representative Council member Pete Ryan announced he will retire at the end of this school year – Saginaw News

O-K Conference: The Ottawa-Kent Conference realignment plan announced last week actually fell short by a vote based on a league bylaw, so leadership will continue to work on a new plan – Grand Rapids Press

Today in the MHSAA: 5/29/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 29, 2024

1. GIRLS SOCCER Trenton delivered No. 10 New Boston Huron’s first and only loss to win a Division 2 District Final shootout – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS LACROSSE Dearborn Divine Child came back to get past Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood 12-9 and claim a second-straight Division 2 Regional title – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 2 Richland Gull Lake advanced in its Division 2 District with a shootout win over No. 4 Plainwell – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. BOYS LACROSSE Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in Division 2 with a 15-10 Regional Final win over Forest Hills Northern – FOX 17

5. BOYS GOLF Traverse City St. Francis repeated as a Regional champion with a 25-stroke victory in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. BOYS GOLF Haslett finished eight strokes ahead of DeWitt to win their LPD2 Regional – Lansing State Journal

7. GIRLS SOCCER Bay City Western tied its single-season record for wins with a 3-1 victory over Cadillac in a Division 2 District Semifinal – Bay City Times

8. BASEBALL LeRoy Pine River earned coach Shawn Ruppert his 700th win with an 8-4 Division 3 District victory over Harrison – Cadillac News

9. SOFTBALL Livonia Franklin advanced to its Division 1 District Final with its first win over Churchill since 2015, 7-1 – Hometown Life

10. GIRLS SOCCER No. 5 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a 2-1 victory over Mattawan – WWMT