Today in the MHSAA: 5/24/18

May 24, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

1. Softball: Division 1 No. 8 Plymouth continued its impressive run through the Kensington Lakes Activities Association tournament with a 3-0 win over No. 5 Hartland in the final – Observer & Eccentric

2. Baseball: Unranked Plymouth also clinched the KLAA tournament title in this sport with a 2-1 upset of No. 4 Howell – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Track & Field: Detroit Renaissance swept the Detroit Public School League girls and boys meets, the girls for the second straight year and the boys ending Cass Tech’s seven-year reign– Detroit News

4. Girls Soccer: Division 4 top-ranked North Muskegon gave up its first goal this season, but got five from Sophie Mueller in a 7-1 win over Whitehall in the West Michigan Conference championship game Local Sports Journal

5. Boys Golf: Battle Creek Harper Creek won its first All-City championship since 2004, by 12 strokes over Lakeview – Battle Creek Enquirer

6. Track & Field: Traverse City Central dominated the Big North Conference meets, sweeping the girls and boys league championships; Central’s boys are ranked No. 5 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. Girls Soccer: A draw with Division 1 No. 19 Brownstown Woodhaven gave Division 2 No. 9 Trenton its fourth straight Downriver League title – Southgate News Herald

8. Softball: Undefeated and Division 2 No. 3 Spring Lake swept Whitehall to get coach Bill Core his 600th career win – Grand Haven Tribune

9. Softball: Division 2 honorable mention Three Rivers capped a championship season in the Wolverine Conference with a sweep of Paw Paw and 18-0 league record – Sturgis Journal

10. Baseball: Williamston scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to get past Division 4 No. 7 Portland St. Patrick 4-3 in the Capital Diamond Classic – Lansing State Journal

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: Detroit East English coach Juan Rickman has left that post to take the same position at Ferndale – Detroit Free Press

Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 31, 2023

1. BOYS TENNIS Ishpeming began the MHSAA’s Spring Finals schedule with a championship in Upper Peninsula Division 2 –

2. SOFTBALL Ava Mullen struck out a Stevensville Lakeshore-record 19 batters in the No. 5 Lancers’ 6-0 perfect-game win over Berrien Springs in Division 2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 6 Saginaw Nouvel avenged its 2022 postseason loss with a 2-0 win over No. 3 Valley Lutheran in a Division 4 District Semifinal – Saginaw News

4. BASEBALL AJ Jones struck out 13 in No. 20 Hillman’s no-hitter District win over Atlanta in Division 4 – WBKB

5. BOYS GOLF No. 4 Charlevoix shot a 309 to win its Lower Peninsula Division 4 Regional by 10 strokes – Petoskey News-Review

6. GIRLS SOCCER Sophia Hekkema broke her own single-season school scoring record in leading Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to a 5-0 Division 2 District win over Ludington – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BASEBALL A 12-run inning highlighted unranked Mattawan’s big Division 1 District win over No. 17 Portage Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 4 Essexville Garber swept Division 4 top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing in regular-season play – Bay City Times

9. GIRLS SOCCER Brighton avenged a pair of regular-season losses to Hartland with a 3-0 District Semifinal victory – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS SOCCER Lilley Bosley netted the game’s lone goal in No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek’s 1-0 win over Romeo in Division 1 – Oakland Press