Today in the MHSAA: 5/3/19

May 3, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half

Comebacks and record-book highlights fill today’s list of Thursday’s biggest headliners, starting off with a speedster’s notable performance leading the Lake Orion softball team.

Softball: Lake Orion’s Tessa Nuss notched her 103rd consecutive stolen base and hit two homers in the Division 1 honorable mention Dragons’ doubleheader sweep of North Farmington – State Champs Sports Network

2. Softball: Division 1 No. 2 Howell downed No. 10 Walled Lake Northern 9-5, and pitcher Molly Carney ran her career strikeout total to 500 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Boys Golf: Cadillac, No. 5 in Lower Peninsula Division 2, shot 314 to edge No. 10 Gaylord by four strokes and win the Falcon Invitational in West Branch – Cadillac News

4. Baseball: Division 3 No. 12 Traverse City St. Francis got past No. 17 Boyne City 5-4 in extra innings – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. Baseball: Division 1 No. 3 Sterling Heights Stevenson handed No. 20 Grosse Pointe South its first league loss 7-3 – Detroit News

6. Baseball: Saginaw Heritage improved to 12-4 with a 3-1 win over Division 1 No. 10 Midland Dow – Saginaw News

7. Girls Soccer: Division 1 No. 12 Plymouth downed Salem 3-1 in the teams’ annual “pink out” game – Observer & Eccentric

8. Baseball: Division 4 No. 18 Bay City All Saints came back to win on a walk-off single over Peck, 11-10 – Bay City Times

9. Girls Soccer: Gladwin downed Standish-Sterling thanks in part to Maddie Witt’s four goals – Midland Daily News

10. Boys Lacrosse: Division 1 No. 3 Rockford locked downed Hudsonville for a 14-4 victory – WOOD TV

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press