Today In The MHSAA: 5/9/22

By Geoff Kimmerly
MHSAA.com senior editor

May 9, 2022

1. TRACK & FIELD The Montague girls, No. 9 in Lower Peninsula Division 3, and Whitehall boys won Greater Muskegon Athletic Association championships, Montague for the first time in at least 25 years – Muskegon Chronicle

2. BOYS GOLF Hudsonville – No. 15 in LPD1 – shot a two-day 645 to win the Traverse City Tee-Off, with the Eagles’ Foster Faber the medalist – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. SOFTBALL Ravenna avenged a previous league sweep to Division 2 No. 7 Muskegon Oakridge with a 7-4 win in the GMAA Tier 1 championship game – CatchMark SportsNet

4. SOFTBALL Tori Briggs was the star as Fowlerville won the Portland Invitational with victories over the Raiders, Saranac and Traverse City Central – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

5. BASEBALL Division 1 No. 5 Muskegon Mona Shores downed Reeths-Puffer to clinch its fourth-straight GMAA title – MuskegonSports.com

6. GIRLS SOCCER Cadillac outscored its three opponents by a combed 17-0 to win the Birch Run Invitational – Cadillac News

7. BOYS GOLF LPD4 No. 10 Kalamazoo Hackett Catholic Prep was first and Sturgis three strokes back at the latter’s invitational – JoeInsider.com

8. GIRLS TENNIS LPD4 No. 4 North Muskegon edged Mona Shores by two points at the top of the standings to clinch the GMAA title – Local Sports Journal

9. GIRLS SOCCER Division 2 No. 6 Plainwell shut out Portage Northern to move to 10-0 without giving up a goal this season – WWMT

10. BASEBALL Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern downed Division 2 No. 16 Zeeland East 4-3 to win East’s Invitational, but East’s Trevor Raade threw a no-hitter in his team’s semifinal win – Holland Sentinel

Today in the MHSAA: 2/23/24

By Geoff Kimmerly
MHSAA.com senior editor

February 23, 2024

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Heritage doubled up Flint Powers Catholic to clinch a share of the Saginaw Valley League title for the second time in program history – Saginaw News

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Baldwin clinched the West Michigan D League title with a 57-45 win over Pentwater – Big Rapids Pioneer

3. GIRLS BASKETBALL Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central defeated Jefferson 52-41 to clinch a share of the Huron League title, then ended up with the championship outright as Flat Rock edged co-leader Riverview 46-45 – Monroe News

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Harbor Light Christian downed Mackinaw City 71-32 to claim the Northern Lakes Conference title for the first time since 2011 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven are co-champions of the Downriver League after Edsel’s 48-32 win – Southgate News-Herald

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Whitehall finished a perfect regular season and West Michigan Conference Lakes title run with a 75-57 victory over Muskegon Oakridge – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw Nouvel clinched a repeat Tri-Valley Conference White title with an 81-40 victory over Michigan Lutheran Seminary – WJRT

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard defeated Detroit Renaissance 54-39 to claim the Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – MLIVE-Detroit

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Bay City All Saints finished perfect in the North Central Thumb League Stripes, defeating Carsonville-Port Sanilac – Bay City Times

10. BOWLING Holton and Ravenna’s boys and girls teams advanced to Division 4 Finals, Ravenna finishing first and Holton second for girls and with the order reversed for the boys Regional – Local Sports Journal

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan announced its Mr. Basketball Award finalists – Detroit Free Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Lawson II became Davison’s all-time leading scorer as his team defeated Saginaw Arthur Hill 68-57 – Mid-Michigan Now

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City Central downed Alpena 71-49, but Alpena’s Tucker Bright reached 1,000 career points – Alpena News

HOCKEY No. 2 Marquette defeated Escanaba 7-1 in a Division 3 Regional, giving Marquette coach Doug Garrow his 200th win – Upper Michigan’s Source

GIRLS BASKETBALL Portage Central completed an outright championship run in the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference with a 46-36 win over second-place Stevensville Lakeshore – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

BOYS BASKETBALL Portage Central also finished an outright SMAC run on the boys side with a 58-33 win over Lakeshore – Kalamazoo Gazette