Today in the MHSAA: 5/9/19

May 9, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Tennis, track & field and lacrosse teams continued to close out league titles Wednesday as those three sports approach the starts of their MHSAA postseasons next week.

1. Girls Tennis: Holland West Ottawa, No. 7 in Lower Peninsula Division 1, edged No. 6 Rockford to lock up half of the Ottawa-Kent Conference Red championship – Holland Sentinel

2. Girls Soccer: Division 1 No. 2 Midland finished a perfect run through the Saginaw Valley League North with a 2-1 win over rival Dow – Midland Daily News

3. Girls Soccer: With a 1-1 draw against Division 2 No. 3 Richland Gull Lake, Portage Central locked up the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference regular-season title – WWMT

4. Girls Tennis: LPD3 No. 6 Grand Rapids Catholic Central downed Spring Lake to clinch half the title in the O-K Blue – Grand Rapids Press

5. Track & Field: The LPD4 top-ranked Pittsford girls and No. 6 Hillsdale Academy boys repeated as Southern Central Athletic Association East champions – Hillsdale Daily News

6. Boys Lacrosse: Hartland, No. 5 in Division 1 entering the week, downed Plymouth 14-5 in the Kensington Lakes Activities Association title game – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

7. Baseball: Division 2 No. 14 Essexville Garber scored a sweep of Division 3 No. 19 Pinconning, 3-0 and 6-2 – Bay City Times

8. Boys Golf: LPD2 No. 3 Gaylord continued to surge with a win at the Big North Invitational, shooting a 323 – Gaylord Herald Times

9. Boys Lacrosse: Traverse City United followed up an earlier one-goal win over Petoskey with an 11-10 overtime victory in the rematch – MI Sports Now

10. Boys Golf: Spring Lake shot a 159 to maintain first place in the O-K Blue with a nine-stroke league win – Grand Haven Tribune

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: Coach Jacob Polfus stepped down with a 169-75 record after 11 seasons leading Carney-Nadeau, including guiding a trip to the Class D Semifinals in 2012 – Escanaba Daily Press

Today in the MHSAA: 11/30/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

November 30, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Cass City’s Carter Patrick reached 1,000 career points in his team’s 59-31 season-opening win over Sandusky – Bay City Times

2. HOCKEY Division 2 No. 5 Warren De La Salle Collegiate came back from three goals down to defeat Riverview Gabriel Richard 5-4 in Catholic League Bishop playoff action – Macomb Daily

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Swan Valley opened a new court with a new coach and a 57-39 win over Midland – Saginaw News

4. HOCKEY Gladwin improved to 1-0-1 in its first season with a 5-5 tie against Petoskey – MI Sports Now

5. HOCKEY A big third period helped Division 3 No. 2 Flint Powers Catholic move past Division 2 No. 7 Bay City 5-1 – WJRT

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Landon Kulawiak scored 32 points as Buckley downed Mesick 60-37 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Central Montcalm moved to 2-0 with a 50-37 win over Carson City-Crystal – Greenville Daily News

8. HOCKEY Midland downed Bay Area 7-2 to improve to 2-0 – Midland Daily News

9. HOCKEY Holland West Ottawa evened its record with a 4-2 win over Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – FOX 17