Today In The MHSAA: 5/6/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 6, 2021

1. Baseball: Brighton earned an impressive split with top-ranked Howell, taking the day’s second game – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. Baseball: Allen Park also avenged an earlier loss in upsetting Division 1 No. 2 Brownstown Woodhaven 4-3 – Southgate News-Herald

3. Boys Golf: Portage Northern locked up the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference West championship with a jamboree win  St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

4. Girls Soccer: Division 2 No. 18 Plainwell moved to the front of the Wolverine Conference with a 1-0 win over former co-leader Allegan – Kalamazoo Gazette

5. Baseball: Reese earned coach Dave Elliott his 500th career victory, downing Saginaw Valley Lutheran 5-4 – Saginaw News

6. Girls Lacrosse: Lilly Graham scored seven goals in leading Grand Blanc past Flint Powers Catholic – WJRT

7. Baseball: Future Division I college teammates pitched Division 1 No. 16 Traverse City Central and West to a split – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. Softball: Pinconning scored nine runs in the sixth inning to come back and defeat Bay City John Glenn – Bay City Times

9. Boys Lacrosse: Division 1 No. 7 Saline took off in the third quarter on the way to downing Ann Arbor Pioneer 13-7 – Saline Post

10. Softball: Rapid River moved to 27-0 with a sweep of Munising – Escanaba Daily Press

Also of note …

Wyoming: Senior Taejah Cross is into the final weeks of a high school career that will have seen her net 16 varsity letters – FOX 17

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