Today in the MHSAA: 5/30/18

May 30, 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. Girls Soccer: Freshman Justina L’Esperance scored with just under 11 minutes to play to push unranked Hartland past No. 2 Brighton in a Division 1 District opener – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. Baseball: Unranked Waterford Mott upset No. 5 Lake Orion 8-7 to move on in a Division 1 District – Oakland Press

3. Boys Lacrosse: Top-ranked Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central downed No. 3 Vicksburg 25-12 in their Division 2 Regional Final as the Bulldogs played courageously for a teammate killed in a car crash over the weekend – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. Boys Lacrosse: Bloomfield Hills, No. 7 in Division 1, avenged an earlier 10-3 loss to Lake Orion by downing the No. 8 Dragons 8-7 to win its first Regional title in this sport – Oakland Press

5. Baseball: Unranked Union City upended No. 6 Bronson 3-0 in a Division 3 District game – Sturgis Journal

6. Boys Lacrosse: Top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central defeated No. 6 South Lyon United 17-8 in a Division 1 Regional Final – Observer & Eccentric

7. Boys Lacrosse: No. 9 Rockford won its second straight Division 1 Regional title, thanks to five goals from freshman Nick McCreery in a 15-5 win over Zeeland East/West – Grand Rapids Press

8. Girls Soccer: Boyne City earned its first postseason win in girls soccer, defeating Traverse City St. Francis in Division 3 – Petoskey News-Review

9. Softball: Division 4 No. 5 Frankfort opened its District with a win over West Michigan D League champ Bear Lake – Manistee News Advocate

10. Baseball: Midland Bullock Creek scored all three of its runs in the bottom of the seventh inning in downing Shepherd 3-2 in a Division 2 District opener – Midland Daily News

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: Novi coach Brandon Sinawi will take over Detroit Catholic Central after leading the Wildcats to the Class A Semifinals this winter – Observer & Eccentric

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