Today In The MHSAA: 6/11/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 11, 2021

1. Girls Soccer: No. 15 Bad Axe is a first-time Regional championship thanks to 2-1 win over No. 9 Laingsburg in Division 4 – WJRT

2. Girls Soccer: No. 15 Dearborn Divine Child clinched its first Regional title in this sport with a shootout win over No. 9 South Lyon East in Division 2 – Oakland Press

3. Girls Soccer: Hartland won its first Regional title, downing No. 13 Lake Orion 3-0 in Division 1 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

4. Girls Soccer: No. 15 Ann Arbor Skyline is also a first-time Regional champion thanks to a 2-0 win over Canton in Division 1 – Ann Arbor News

5. Girls Soccer: No. 12 Royal Oak Shrine Catholic shut out No. 10 Allen Park Inter-City Baptist to clinch a Division 4 Regional title – Oakland Press

6. Girls Soccer: No. 4 Spring Lake earned a Division 2 Regional title with a 1-0 win over Cadillac – Muskegon Chronicle

7. Girls Soccer: Top-ranked Troy Athens also won by shutout, getting past New Baltimore Anchor Bay 3-0 in Division 1 – State Champs Sports Network

8. Baseball: Zeeland West finished a 12-inning, 4-3 Division 1 Regional Semifinal win against Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – FOX 17

9. Baseball: No. 9 Mesick also finished a Regional Semifinal win, 18-3 over Mason County Eastern in Division 4 – Cadillac News

10. Baseball: No. 7 Pewamo-Westphalia is moving on in Division 3 after a 10-0 win over Grandville Calvin Christian – Ionia Sentinel-Standard

Today in the MHSAA: 3/16/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 16, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine clinched its first Regional title in boys basketball with a 58-35 victory over Centreville in Division 3 – Niles Daily Star

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Rochester Adams also celebrated its first Regional title in this sport with a 68-58 win over Clarkston in Division 1 Oakland Press

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 56-44 win over North Farmington Oakland Press

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort stunned Lake Leelanau St. Mary 50-44 in Division 4Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Pewamo-Westphalia upset Grandville Calvin Christian 63-61 with a buzzer-beating tip-inIonia Sentinel-Standard

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc went to overtime but got past Mount Pleasant 59-58 in Division 1Flint Journal

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale advanced in Division 2 with a 69-50 win over Warren Michigan Collegiate Oakland Press

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Hudsonville Unity Christian got past Grand Rapids Christian 58-56 in a Division 2 Regional FinalGrand Rapids Press

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw will return to the season’s final week thanks to a 78-58 win over Flint Hamady in Division 2WJRT

10. BOYS BASKETBALL East Lansing has won 12 of its last 14 including 56-43 over Battle Creek Central for a Division 1 Regional titleLansing State Journal

Also of note …

GOLF Spring Lake is mourning the death of longtime coach George Bitner, who led the girls program to three straight Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals titles from 2014-16 – Grand Haven Tribune