Today in the MHSAA: 5/8/17

May 8, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Muskegon County championships in a number of sports highlighted a busy weekend of action to kick off May, the final month of the spring regular season for most teams across the state.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.

Baseball

Division 4 No. 6 Muskegon Catholic Central won a championship game rematch with Montague 7-4 to claim the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association Tier 2 title – Muskegon Chronicle

Whitehall downed Muskegon Mona Shores 10-6, ending the Sailors’ GMAA Tier 1 title streak at five straight – Muskegon Chronicle

Bay City Western split with Mount Pleasant, getting a 1-0 shutout win from pitcher Cody Freed in the first game – Bay City Times

Division 1 No. 9 Livonia Stevenson came back to down Livonia Franklin 3-1 to win an all-city championship – Observer & Eccentric

Boys Golf

Lower Peninsula Division 4 No. 2 Muskegon Catholic Central followed medalist Collin Powers to a Greater Muskegon Athletic Association win of two strokes over Mona Shores – Muskegon Chronicle

Gladstone edged the host by two strokes at the Escanaba Invitational as Carney-Nadeau’s Hunter Eichhorn shot a first-place 67 – Escanaba Daily Press

Boys Lacrosse

Division 1 No. 3 Hartland remained undefeated by ending No. 7 Brighton’s 51-game league winning streak with a 16-5 victory – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Softball

Muskegon Reeths-Puffer fell in its opener but came back to repeat as Greater Muskegon Athletic Association Tier 1 champion – Muskegon Chronicle

Division 2 No. 5 Muskegon Oakridge repeated as GMAA Tier 2 champion with an 8-2 win over Division 4 No. 4 Holton – Muskegon Chronicle

Division 1 No. 4 Walled Lake Northern won the 40-team Michigan Stars Invitational, with No. 5 Midland finishing third – Midland Daily News

Girls Tennis

Lower Peninsula Division 4 No. 6 North Muskegon claimed its fifth straight Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championship as Brittany Bailey won a flight title for the third time in four seasons – Muskegon Chronicle

Battle Creek Lakeview clinched the All-City championship, sweeping all eight flight titles – Battle Creek Enquirer

Track & Field

Muskegon Reeths-Puffer’s girls won their eighth straight Greater Muskegon Athletic Association meet led again by standout Maryssa Depies – Muskegon Chronicle

Fruitport’s boys won their fourth straight Greater Muskegon Athletic Association title with three two-event winners – Muskegon Chronicle

Marysville swept the Algonac Muskrat Classic Small School titles, sharing the boys championship with Marine City – Port Huron Times Herald

St. Ignace’s girls won their Kiwanis Invitational, while Newberry’s boys claimed that title – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Lake Linden-Hubbell’s teams swept the Lakes Invitational titles – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Remus Chippewa Hills swept the Sanford Meridian Nite Trax Invitational titles; the girls team is ranked No. 8 in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – Big Rapids News

LP Division 4 No. 4 Grand Haven’s girls edged LP Division 2 top-ranked Ada Forest Hills Eastern by 14 points at the Holland West Ottawa Invitational – Grand Haven Tribune

Centreville’s girls, No. 3 in LP Division 4, finished ahead of No. 6 Marcellus to win their invitational – Sturgis Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 2/20/24

By Geoff Kimmerly
MHSAA.com senior editor

February 20, 2024

1. HOCKEY Traverse City West came back from three goals down to defeat Muskegon Mona Shores 4-3 in a Division 1 Regional opener – Traverse City Record-Eagle

2. HOCKEY Brendan Chateau delivered the game-winner for Utica Eisenhower with less than a minute to play in its 3-2 Division 1 Regional victory over L’Anse Creuse Unified – Macomb Daily

3. BOYS BASKETBALL North Muskegon completed its first perfect regular season in this sport with an 83-36 win over Holton – CatchMark SportsNet

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Cadillac downed Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart 64-38 in a matchup of teams with a combined record of 37-4 – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

5. GIRLS BASKETBALL Emily Zelinko went over 1,000 career points, but St. Charles fell to Midland Bullock Creek 34-24 – Saginaw News

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Schoolcraft edged Wyoming Tri-unity Christian 55-48 in a matchup of teams with high postseason hopes – FOX 17

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Reed City advanced in the Central State Activities Association Tournament with a 60-41 win over Grant – Big Rapids Pioneer

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Kingston downed Caro 59-25 to extend its winning streak to 16 – Mid-Michigan Now

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Cass City finished a perfect run through the Greater Thumb Conference West with a 44-43 overtime win over Bad Axe – Huron Daily Tribune

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort earned a 66-58 win over Baldwin in a matchup of teams that are a combined 30-11 this season – MI Sports Now