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: 12/11/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 11, 2023

1. HOCKEY Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central downed No. 2 Brighton 7-1 to highlight the KLAA-MIHL Showcase; of note, the Bulldogs were without multiple all-staters – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. WRESTLING Hastings finished first and Montague second at the East Jackson Girls Wrestling Tournament – CatchMark SportsNet

3. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 4 Hartland defeated Division 2 top-ranked Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice 3-1 also at the KLAA-MIHL Showcase – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. WRESTLING White Pigeon went 5-0 at the Lansing Waverly Invitational, earning coach Jay Sosinski his 400th win along the way – Sturgis Journal

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Gabby Piepho made a school-record eight 3-pointers to lead Howell past Farmington Hills Mercy 60-59 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

6. BOWLING Coldwater’s girls earned a three-peat at the Trojan Baker Bash with a championship match win over Coloma – Coldwater Daily Reporter

7. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 7 Marquette finished a weekend sweep of No. 10 Sault Ste. Marie with a 4-2 victory – Upper Michigan Source

8. HOCKEY Division 3 No. 8 Hancock downed Division 2 No. 7 Saginaw Heritage 5-2 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Josiah Brabson went over 1,000 career points as Burt Lake Northern Michigan Christian downed Boyne Falls 64-38 – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

10. WRESTLING Reed City went 4-1 at the Big Rapids Invitational as twins Izaiah and Elijah Lentz both earned their 100th career victories – Big Rapids Pioneer