Today in the MHSAA: 6/2/17

June 2, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Carney-Nadeau senior Hunter Eicchorn achieved what no other male golfer had in MHSAA history before Thursday, topping an excitement-filled afternoon of Upper Peninsula Golf Finals, Lower Peninsula Regionals and Girls Soccer District Semifinals.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state.

Boys Golf

Carney-Nadeau’s Hunter Eicchorn capped his career as arguably the state’s most accomplished golfer by leading his team to an Upper Peninsula Division 3 title while becoming the first in MHSAA history to win a fourth individual championship – Second Half

St. Ignace finished a U.P. Division 2 championship run with a 10-stroke Finals win – Second Half

No. 3 Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian finished 17 strokes better than No. 2 Muskegon Catholic Central to win the LP Division 4 Regional at Hastings Country Club; Lansing Christian also advanced for the first time to next week’s Finals – Muskegon Chronicle

Girls Golf

Munising’s successful senior class added a golf championship to the list with a win at the U.P. Division 2 Final – Second Half

DeTour claimed its first MHSAA golf title since 1999, finishing as champ in U.P. Division 3 – Second Half

Girls Soccer

No. 11 Plymouth downed neighbor and No. 12 Canton 1-0 in a Division 1 District Semifinal and matchup of teams with a combined 30 wins this season – MLive-Detroit

No. 8 Kalamazoo Christian scored with six seconds to play to down rival No. 2 Kalamazoo Hackett 1-0 in a Division 4 District Semifinal – Kalamazoo Gazette

Division 1 No. 19 New Baltimore Anchor Bay needed a shootout to dispatch Macomb L’Anse Creuse North 2-1 in a District Semifinal – Macomb Daily

West Bloomfield advanced to its first District Final since 1993 with a 3-2 overtime win over Walled Lake Central – Oakland Press

No. 15 Spring Lake got past No. 17 Muskegon Reeths-Puffer 2-0 in a Division 2 District Semifinal – Grand Haven Tribune

Division 4 No. 13 St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran scored with seven minutes to play to get past Bridgman in a District Semifinal – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

Division 1 No. 7 Livonia Stevenson had to convert 14 penalty kicks in its half of a shootout before a miss by Northville to earn a 2-1 win in a District Semifinal – Observer & Eccentric

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