Today In The MHSAA: 8/17/21

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

August 17, 2021

1. GIRLS TENNIS Reigning Upper Peninsula Division 1 champion Negaunee opened with a sweep of 2020 Division 2 champ West Iron County – Iron Mountain Daily News

2. GIRLS GOLF Lansing Catholic shot a 354 to edge Jackson Lumen Christi by four strokes and win the 10-team Hanover-Horton Invitational – JTV  

3. BOYS TENNIS Troy won the eight-team Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central Invitational – Traverse City Record-Eagle

4. GIRLS GOLF Remus Chippewa Hills shot a 366 to finish 34 shots better than the field in the Central State Activities Association Gold opener – Big Rapids News

5. BOYS TENNIS Big Rapids edged Ludington by a point, 15-14, to claim an opening quad – Ludington Daily News

Also of note …

► WRESTLING Recent Davison grad Alex Facundo was named the nation’s top senior wrestler in receiving the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award – Flint Journal

► FOOTBALL Longtime Orchard Lake St. Mary’s coach George Porritt announced he’ll be retiring after this season, his 32ndDetroit Free Press

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