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: 2/26/24

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

February 26, 2024

1. WRESTLING All four 2023 champions – Detroit Catholic Central, Lowell, Dundee and Hudson – repeated at the weekend’s 2024 Team Wrestling Finals –

2. COMPETITIVE CHEER Rochester Hills Stoney Creek edged Adams by less than a point to win their Division 1 Regional – Oakland Press

3. COMPETITIVE CHEER Allen Park outpaced Gibraltar Carlson by just more than two points to win their Division 2 Regional – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS SWIMMNG & DIVING Lower Peninsula Division 1 top-ranked Ann Arbor Pioneer held on against No. 2 Saline to win the Southeastern Conference Red championship – Saline Post

5. HOCKEY No. 9 Flint Powers Catholic advanced to a Division 3 Regional Final with a 4-3 triple-overtime win over No. 8 Jackson Lumen Christi – WJRT

6. BOWLING Macomb Dakota swept girls and boys Regional team championships; Dakota’s girls are ranked No. 2 in Division 1, and the boys are No. 4 – Macomb Daily Girls | Boys

7. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Bay City John Glenn won the Independent Swim Conference title, ending Essexville Garber’s championship streak at three – Bay City Times

8. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow held off Grand Blanc to win the Saginaw Valley League title; they are honorable mentions in LPD2 and LPD1, respectively – Midland Daily News

9. BOWLING Zeeland’s Rylee Smith clinched her Division 1 Regional singles title with a 300 in her final game – Holland Sentinel

10. BOYS SWIMMING & DIVING Owosso finished a season sweep of the Flint Metro League – Owosso Argus-Press

Also of note …

GIRLS BASKETBALL Bark River-Harris downed Munising 52-31 to clinch the Skyline Central Conference Large schools title – Escanaba Daily Press

GIRLS BASKETBALL Hart clinched a third-straight league title outright by downing Holton in the West Michigan Conference Rivers – Ludington Daily News

BOYS BASKETBALL Parker LePla reached 1,000 career points in Goodrich’s 57-52 win over Lake Fenton in the Flint Metro League Tournament final – Mid-Michigan Now