Today in the MHSAA: 6/12/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 12, 2023

1. BOYS GOLF Northville won its first Finals championship, with Grand Rapids Christian, Grand Rapids Catholic Central and Clarkston Everest Collegiate also claiming Lower Peninsula titles –

2. LACROSSE Brighton and Detroit Country Day won girls championships, and Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice and Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central won on the boys side of Saturday’s Finals – Girls | Boys

3. SOFTBALL Honorable mention Lake Orion downed top-ranked Macomb Dakota 2-1 to claim a Division 1 Regional title – Oakland Press

4. BASEBALL Top-ranked Grand Rapids Christian advanced in Division 1 with an 8-2 Regional Final win over No. 2 Stevensville Lakeshore; the Eagles then defeated No. 11 Olivet in the Quarterfinal 12-2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

5. SOFTBALL No. 10 Standish-Sterling downed top-ranked Evart 10-6 and then clinched a Division 3 Regional title with a 13-3 win over honorable mention Kingsley – Bay City Times

6. SOFTBALL Unranked Canton shut out No. 3 Allen Park 3-0 to clinch a Division 1 Regional title – Southgate News-Herald

7. SOFTBALL No. 5 Hartland handed No. 4 Farmington Hills Mercy its only loss, 3-0, to win a Division 1 Regional title – Oakland Press

8. BASEBALL Unranked Novi will return to its first Semifinals since 1973 thanks to wins over No. 16 Hartland 4-0 and No. 7 Battle Creek Lakeview 12-2 – Oakland Press

9. GIRLS SOCCER Unranked Clarkston Everest Collegiate advanced to a Division 4 Semifinal with a 2-0 win over No. 6 Saginaw Nouvel – Oakland Press

10. SOFTBALL Honorable mention Trenton repeated as a Division 2 Regional champ with wins over honorable mention New Boston Huron 5-0 and No. 3 Chelsea 11-1 – Southgate News-Herald

Today in the MHSAA: 9/22/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 22, 2023

1. BOYS SOCCER Walled Lake Western clinched the Lakes Valley Conference regular-season championship with a 1-1 draw with South Lyon – Oakland Press

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 6 Traverse City St. Francis got past Division 4 No. 4 Leland 3-1 – Up North Live

3. GIRLS GOLF Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central won the Monroe County championship by 17 strokes, carding a 395 – Monroe News

4. BOYS TENNIS Terry Schwartzkopf coached his 100th Saginaw Valley League match for Midland Dow – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – and improved to 99-1 with his team’s sweep of Saginaw Heritage – Saginaw News

5. GIRLS GOLF Remus Chippewa Hills – No. 8 in LPD3 – carded a 381 to win the Lakeview Invitational – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 8 Portage Central won the latest Portage Derby 3-1 over neighbor Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

7. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow’s Emmy Sower highlighted Tri Cities Championship prelims with a meet record in the 100-yard butterfly – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS SOCCER Brighton downed rival Hartland 2-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. BOYS SOCCER Battle Creek Pennfield scored first, but Coldwater scored the next five goals for a league win – Coldwater Daily Reporter

10. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Ionia remained undefeated in dual meets with a win over Charlotte in their Purple Meet – Greenville Daily News

Also of note …

FOOTBALL For what’s believed to be the first time, an all-woman crew officiated a varsity football game in Michigan as Detroit Lincoln-King hosted Waterford Kettering – X (Twitter)