Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/16

May 31, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Memorial Day weekend often is a quieter time in Michigan’s high school sports landscape. But this year’s final weekend in May included both league and area championships won and an MHSAA record set as well.

Baseball

Unranked Midland swept No. 8 Grand Ledge 6-3 and 10-4 in a late-season matchup of possible championship contenders – Midland Daily News

Unranked Sturgis got past Division 4 No. 1 Centreville 4-3 to win the St. Joseph County championship after jumping to a 4-0 lead – Sturgis Journal

Softball

Gladwin’s Dayna Fennell drilled an MHSAA record-setting 19th home run against Linden on Saturday at the Ogemaw Heights Invitational – Midland Daily News

Millington improved to 34-1 and won its first Tri-Valley Conference East championship with a 9-2 win over rival Frankenmuth – Saginaw News

Track & Field

Detroit Cass Tech’s boys won their sixth straight Detroit Public School League championship, by 34 points over Detroit East English. The Cass Tech girls won their third straight league title by a closer margin, 13 points over Detroit Renaissance – Detroit News Boys | Girls

The Michigan Interscholastic Track Coaches Association hosted its team state championship meets Saturday, with Hillsdale’s boys winning their meet for the third straight season – Hillsdale Daily News

Oak Park's boys and girls swept the 56th Oakland County championship meet against loaded fields – Oakland Press

Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/23

By Geoff Kimmerly
MHSAA.com senior editor

May 31, 2023

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

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