Today in the MHSAA: 5/7/19

May 7, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A pair of newly-crowned league track champions top today’s list of Monday’s major achievers as seven sports made our list of 10.

1. Track & Field: The Remus Chippewa Hills girls clinched their 17th straight league championship by winning the latest Central State Activities Association Gold meet, while Big Rapids’ boys clinched a share of the title – Big Rapids News

2. Girls Lacrosse: Hartland, No. 3 in Division 1, came back to beat No. 4 Brighton 19-16 in overtime and stay undefeated – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

3. Girls Soccer: Division 2 No. 14 Byron Center shut out Division 3 No. 6 Hudsonville Unity Christian 2-0 – FOX 17

4. Girls Tennis: Mattawan, No. 6 in Lower Peninsula Division 2, delivered St. Joseph’s first loss, 5-3 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

5. Girls Soccer: Division 3 No. 9 Boyne City moved to 12-0-1 with a 5-0 win over Division 4 No. 9 Elk Rapids – Petoskey News-Review

6. Boys Golf: Flint Powers Catholic shot a 321 to edge Grand Blanc and win the Genesee County Championship – Flint Journal

7. Softball: Division 2 No. 5 Muskegon Oakridge swept Reeths-Puffer in a matchup of recent Greater Muskegon Athletic Association champions – Muskegon Chronicle

8. Baseball: Division 4 No. 15 Brethren’s Jake Riggs continued an incredible season, leading his team to a sweep of Marion by going 8-for-8 with all extra-base hits – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. Boys Golf: Saginaw Heritage shot a 335 to win the Saginaw County Invitational by six strokes – Saginaw News

10. Softball: Sarah Kopp fired a six-inning perfect game to lead Division 2 No. 7 Flat Rock past Grosse Ile – Southgate News-Herald

Also of note …

Bowling: Vandercook Lake’s Mackenzie Johnson was named Miss Bowling, and Battle Creek Pennfield’s James Ruoff was named Mr. Bowling – Detroit Free Press

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