Today in the MHSAA: 6/7/17

June 7, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Coaches often say that at this level of the tournament, every team is excellent. And that held true with the start of Girls Soccer Regionals on Tuesday, as favorites faced tough challenges and a few fell in upsets.

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.

Girls Soccer

Division 4 top-ranked Lansing Christian fended off a strong challenge from No. 5 Jackson Lumen Christi to win 2-1 – Lansing State Journal

Division 2 No. 2 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern needed a shootout but edged No. 8 DeWitt 3-2 – Grand Rapids Press

Division 3 top-ranked Flint Powers Catholic scored late to eliminate No. 6 Williamston 2-1 – Flint Journal

No. 2 Hudsonville Unity Christian scored late in overtime to advance in Division 3 1-0 over No. 15 Paw Paw – Grand Rapids Press

No. 14 Manchester took No. 15 Plymouth Christian into overtime before securing a 2-1 win in Division 4 – Jackson Citizen Patriot

No. 13 Marshall scored with four minutes to play to upset No. 9 Middleville Thornapple Kellogg in Division 2, 2-1 – Battle Creek Enquirer

Division 3 No. 8 Macomb Lutheran North earned a return to the Regional Final with a 7-0 win over No. 19 Almont – Macomb Daily

Walled Lake Northern, No. 13 in Division 1, eliminated No. 5 Utica Eisenhower 1-0 – Oakland Press

Charlevoix won a second straight shootout in Division 3, this time over Clare for a 3-2 win – Petoskey News-Review

Division 4 No. 11 Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett notched a 3-1 upset of No. 3 Madison Heights Bishop Foley – C&G Newspapers

Today in the MHSAA: 5/31/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

May 31, 2023

1. BOYS TENNIS Ishpeming began the MHSAA’s Spring Finals schedule with a championship in Upper Peninsula Division 2 –

2. SOFTBALL Ava Mullen struck out a Stevensville Lakeshore-record 19 batters in the No. 5 Lancers’ 6-0 perfect-game win over Berrien Springs in Division 2 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

3. GIRLS SOCCER No. 6 Saginaw Nouvel avenged its 2022 postseason loss with a 2-0 win over No. 3 Valley Lutheran in a Division 4 District Semifinal – Saginaw News

4. BASEBALL AJ Jones struck out 13 in No. 20 Hillman’s no-hitter District win over Atlanta in Division 4 – WBKB

5. BOYS GOLF No. 4 Charlevoix shot a 309 to win its Lower Peninsula Division 4 Regional by 10 strokes – Petoskey News-Review

6. GIRLS SOCCER Sophia Hekkema broke her own single-season school scoring record in leading Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to a 5-0 Division 2 District win over Ludington – Muskegon Chronicle

7. BASEBALL A 12-run inning highlighted unranked Mattawan’s big Division 1 District win over No. 17 Portage Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

8. SOFTBALL Division 2 No. 4 Essexville Garber swept Division 4 top-ranked Unionville-Sebewaing in regular-season play – Bay City Times

9. GIRLS SOCCER Brighton avenged a pair of regular-season losses to Hartland with a 3-0 District Semifinal victory – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

10. GIRLS SOCCER Lilley Bosley netted the game’s lone goal in No. 3 Rochester Hills Stoney Creek’s 1-0 win over Romeo in Division 1 – Oakland Press