Today In The MHSAA: 6/1/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 1, 2022

1. BOYS LACROSSE No. 10 Grandville won its first Regional title in the sport, defeating Rockford 11-6 in Division 1 – FOX 17

2. BOYS LACROSSE No. 6 Portage Northern also won its first Regional title, defeating Mattawan 15-7 in Division 2 – WWMT

3. BOYS LACROSSE No. 2 Detroit Country Day clinched a Division 2 Regional championship with a 17-5 win over No. 10 Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood – Oakland Press

4. BASEBALL Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern upset No. 5 Rockford 5-1 in a Division 1 District opener – FOX 17

5. GIRLS SOCCER Meah Bajt set the Spring Lake single-season scoring record with all six goals in her No. 3-ranked team’s Division 2 District win over Muskegon Reeths-Puffer – Muskegon Chronicle

6. SOFTBALL Freshman Alli Wright set No. 5 Jenison’s single-season strikeouts record during a Division 1 District win over Grandville – FOX 17

7. BOYS GOLF Midland Dow will be returning to the Finals for the first time in a decade after winning its Lower Peninsula Division 2 Regional – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS GOLF No. 5 Spring Lake swept team and individual championships at its LPD2 Regional – CatchMark SportsNet

9. BOYS GOLF No. 3 Maple City Glen Lake golfers finished first and second as the team won its LPD4 Regional championship – Traverse City Record-Eagle

10. BASEBALL Sault Ste. Marie moved on to this weekend’s Division 2 District Semifinals with a 3-2 walk-off win over Kingsford – Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Today in the MHSAA: 9/21/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 21, 2023

1. GIRLS GOLF Macomb Lutheran North – No. 2 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – won its fourth-straight Macomb County championship, with senior Lauren Timpf the medalist for the third-straight season – Macomb Daily

2. BOYS SOCCER Division 2 No. 2 Holland Christian clinched the Ottawa-Kent Conference Blue regular-season championship with a 3-0 win over Division 3 top-ranked Hudsonville Unity Christian – FOX17

3. BOYS SOCCER Big Rapids clinched a share of the Central State Activities Association title with a 3-1 win over Howard City Tri County – Big Rapids Pioneer

4. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 2 Detroit Country Day downed No. 5 Pontiac Notre Dame Prep 2-0 – Oakland Press

5. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 8 Grosse Ile won another matchup of ranked teams, 1-0 over No. 9 Milan – Southgate News-Herald

6. VOLLEYBALL Gladwin defeated Sanford Meridian in a matchup of Jack Pine Conference leaders – Midland Daily News

7. GIRLS GOLF LPD4 No. 10 Traverse City St. Francis carded a 398 to win the Charlevoix Rayder Invitational – Traverse City Record-Eagle

8. GIRLS GOLF After finishing runner-up at its first three league jamborees, Muskegon Reeths-Puffer won one for the first time in five years in the O-K Green – Local Sports Journal

9. BOYS SOCCER Cadex Saxton and Tony Romero both scored four goals as Flint Kearsley downed Owosso – Mid-Michigan Now

10. VOLLEYBALL Stevensville Lakeshore won its Dig Pink match with St. Joseph in four sets – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL The Ecorse community is mourning the death of three-sport standout Dennell Kemp Jr., who was especially instrumental in the boys basketball team's successes the last two seasons and was expected to play Division I college baseball after graduation – MLIVE-Detroit

TENNIS Salem is mourning the death of longtime coach Bill Nelson, who led the Rocks for 28 years and then continued as an assistant – Hometown Life

FOOTBALL Zeeland is mourning the death of longtime athletic director Stan Jesky, who also served as football coach and was instrumental in the reorganization when Zeeland split into two high schools – Holland Sentinel