Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/19

May 31, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

In addition to boys and girls Upper Peninsula Golf Finals – see “Latest Posts” at right for full coverage – numerous Lower Peninsula boys golf and girls soccer championships were handed out Thursday at the Regional and District levels, respectively.

1. Girls Soccer: No. 5 Plymouth scored twice over the final six minutes of regulation to tie its Division 1 District Final with Canton, then won a shootout to claim the championship – Observer & Eccentric

2. Boys Golf: No. 2 Warren DeLaSalle shot a 303 to edge No. 8 Grosse Pointe South by three strokes and win its Lower Peninsula Division 1 Regional title – Macomb Daily

3. Boys Golf: St. Louis finished ahead of Frankenmuth and No. 7 Shepherd to win its LPD3 Regional – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

4. Girls Soccer: No. 9 Saginaw Nouvel won its 10th straight game, this one 5-1 over No. 13 Saginaw Valley Lutheran to earn a Division 4 District title – Saginaw News

5. Girls Soccer: Katherine Schonard scored a hat trick as Jackson Lumen Christi downed No. 6 Manchester 4-2 in a Division 4 District Final – Jackson Citizen-Patriot

6. Girls Soccer: No. 12 Elk Rapids won its fourth straight District title with its third shutout this season of Charlevoix – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. Girls soccer: Alexis Souder scored all four goals as No. 7 Houghton Lake won its third straight District title with a 4-0 win over McBain Northern Michigan Christian – MI Sports Now

8. Girls Soccer: No. 9 Grosse Ile edged Wixom St. Catherine 1-0 to claim a Division 3 District title – Southgate News-Herald

9. Girls Soccer: Ludington got past Big Rapids 3-1 to celebrate a Division 3 District title – Ludington Daily News

10. Girls Soccer: After nearly 60 minutes of scoreless play, Spring Lake scored four goals to get past Muskegon Reeths-Puffer in a Division 2 District Final – Local Sports Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune