Today in the MHSAA: 5/8/19

May 8, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Three more league champions were crowned Tuesday, topped by a boys lacrosse team that could be picking up just the first of multiple titles this spring.

1. Boys Lacrosse: Division 2 top-ranked Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central locked up a league title with a 16-8 win over Division 1 No. 3 Rockford – FOX 17

2. Girls Tennis: Holland Christian, No. 7 in Lower Peninsula Division 3, locked up the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green regular-season title with a 6-2 win over former co-leader Byron Center – Holland Sentinel

3. Girls Soccer: Lake Orion earned a share of the Oakland Activities Association Blue title with a 1-1 draw with Birmingham Groves – Oakland Press

4. Baseball: Division 1 No. 11 Rockford edged No. 17 Grand Haven 3-1 and 2-1 in league play – Grand Haven Tribune

5. Baseball: Bay City Western earned an impressive sweep, 3-0 and 6-3, over Division 2 No. 6 Saginaw Swan Valley – Midland Daily News

6. Baseball: Alec Azar was among stars as Division 3 No. 3 Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett swept Madison Heights Bishop Foley – Detroit News

7. Track & Field: Ella Block set a school pole vault record to help Romeo’s girls get past Utica Eisenhower – Macomb Daily

8. Baseball: Keegan Spomer threw a no-hitter to highlight Alpena’s sweep of Traverse City West – Alpena News

9. Softball: North Adams-Jerome held on to first place in its league with a sweep of second-place Waldron – Hillsdale Daily News

10. Girls Soccer: Petoskey dealt Traverse City West its first loss of this season, 1-0 – Petoskey News-Review

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press