Today In The MHSAA: 6/3/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

June 3, 2021

1. Boys Golf: No. 2 East Grand Rapids shot a 302 to win its Lower Peninsula Division 2 Regional, followed by No. 4 Spring Lake and No. 6 Ada Forest Hills Eastern – Grand Rapids Press

2. Boys Golf: Troy Athens shot a 305 in LPD1 to win its first Regional title in this sport since 1993 – Oakland Press

3. Softball: Three Rivers’ Kali Heivilin moved to the front of the statewide home run race this spring, becoming the first to break the single-season record with her 27th homer coming against Berrien Springs –

4. Boys Golf: LPD4 No. 6 Maple City Glen Lake shot a 324 to edge No. 4 Charlevoix by a shot and clinch its first Regional title since 2012 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. Boys Golf: LPD3 No. 4 Big Rapids clinched its fifth-straight Regional title, shooting a 329 to tie Elk Rapids and winning on the tie-breaker – Big Rapids News

6. Boys Lacrosse: No. 4 Rockford locked up its fourth-straight Division 1 Regional title with a 16-5 win over Grandville – FOX 17

7. Boys Lacrosse: No. 5 Lake Orion won its second-straight Division 1 Regional title, this time with a 13-4 win over Rochester Adams – Oakland Press

8. Girls Soccer: Hartland stopped a late penalty kick and then scored the game’s lone goal in a 1-0 Division 1 District Semifinal win over Brighton – Livingston Press & Argus

9. Girls Soccer: Maggie Evans broke her sister Hanna’s Whitehall career goals record with three more in a Division 3 District win over Shelby – Muskegon Chronicle

10. Softball: Division 4 No. 2 Unionville-Sebewaing handed Division 3 top-ranked Millington its first defeat this spring, 9-1 – Mid-Michigan Now

Also of note …

Wrestling: Holt is mourning the death of coach Rocky Shaft, who led the Rams to a 618-106 record from 1980-81 through this winter – Lansing State Journal

Today in the MHSAA: 3/23/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

March 23, 2023

1. BOYS BASKETBALL Romulus Summit Academy earned its first Semifinal trip with a 68-62 win over Chelsea in a Division 2 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

2. BOYS BASKETBALL Niles Brandywine also will play in its first Semifinal thanks to a 71-62 Division 3 win over Pewamo-Westphalia – Niles Daily Star

3. BOYS BASKETBALL Ecorse handed Laingsburg its lone loss, 57-46 in a Division 3 Quarterfinal – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS BASKETBALL Munising advanced to its first Semifinal since 1954 with a 52-43 win over Painesdale Jeffers in Division 4 – Marquette Mining Journal

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Flint Beecher downed Detroit Loyola 55-49 to advance in Division 3 – Mid-Michigan Now

6. BOYS BASKETBALL Saginaw is headed back to the Semifinals in Division 2 thanks to a 61-57 win over Cadillac – Saginaw News

7. BOYS BASKETBALL Detroit Cass Tech is Breslin bound thanks to a 55-49 win over Ann Arbor Huron – MLIVE-Detroit

8. BOYS BASKETBALL Frankfort edged Hillman 59-57 in a Division 4 Quarterfinal – Benzie County Record-Patriot

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Orchard Lake St. Mary’s advanced in Division 1 with a 55-44 win over Warren De La Salle Collegiate – Oakland Press

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Marine City Cardinal Mooney earned a Division 4 Semifinals berth with a 59-56 win over Taylor Trillium Academy – Port Huron Times Herald

Also of note …

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Blanc advanced in Division 1 with a 64-44 win over Rochester Adams – WJRT

BOYS BASKETBALL Muskegon will return to Breslin thanks to a 59-43 Division 1 win over East Lansing –

BOYS BASKETBALL Ferndale is moving on in Division 2 with a 71-66 victory over Goodrich – Oakland Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Grand Rapids South Christian advanced with a 61-38 win over Hudsonville Unity Christian in Division 2 – Grand Rapids Press

BOYS BASKETBALL Traverse City St. Francis will be returning to the Semifinals for the first time in more than a decade thanks to a 72-47 win over St. Ignace in Division 3 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

BOYS BASKETBALL Reigning champion Wyoming Tri-unity Christian will return to Finals weekend thanks to a 54-41 win over Kalamazoo Phoenix in Division 4 – Grand Rapids Press