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: 6/7/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 7, 2023

1. GIRLS SOCCER No. 4 East Grand Rapids ended No. 12 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s repeat pursuit with a 3-0 Division 2 Regional Semifinal win – Grand Rapids Press

2. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek stopped reigning Division 1 champion Bloomfield Hills, 1-0 – Oakland Press

3. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked New Baltimore Anchor Bay upset No. 5 Troy Athens in a shootout in Division 1 – Macomb Daily

4. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Grand Rapids Catholic Central also advanced in a shootout against No. 4 Grand Rapids South Christian in Division 3 – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER No. 3 Elk Rapids handed Newaygo its lone loss of the season, 5-0 in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. GIRLS SOCCER No. 8 Warren Regina defeated No. 9 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep in another Division 3 shootout – Macomb Daily

7. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Kalamazoo Christian handed No. 13 Grandville Calvin Christian its only loss this season, 4-0 in Division 4 – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. GIRLS SOCCER No. 7 Portage Central advanced in Division 1 with a shootout win over Midland – Midland Daily News

9. GIRLS SOCCER No. 10 Linden moved on in Division 2 with a 2-1 win over DeWitt – Mid-Michigan Now

10. GIRLS SOCCER Jackson Lumen Christi advanced in Division 4 with a 2-1 overtime win over Manchester – Jackson Citizen Patriot

Also of note …

BOYS SOCCER Okemos coach Brian Guggemos is stepping down after building a 306-85-47 record from 2002-22 and leading the program to a pair of Division 1 titles – Lansing State Journal