Today in the MHSAA: 8/19/19

August 19, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The 2019 fall high school sports season kicked off across Michigan this weekend for a number of sports, with a major rematch in cross country topping the headliners from the first days of competition.

1. Cross Country: East Jordan’s boys won the Division 4 race of the Ryan Shay Invitational ahead of reigning Lower Peninsula Division 4 runner-up Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart; East Jordan finished third in LPD4 in 2018 – Petoskey News-Review

2. Girls Golf: Okemos shot a 325 to win the Parma Western Invitational, with Marshall next at 358; Okemos was third in LPD2 last season – JTV

3. Boys Tennis: Midland Dow defeated Grand Blanc and East Lansing and fell to Troy Athens at the Grand Blanc quad; Dow was third in LPD2 last season, while Athens tied for 11th in LPD1 – Midland Daily News

4. Girls Cross Country: Tecumseh and Kaitlin Knape won the girls championships at the Lenawee County Preview – Adrian Daily Telegram

5. Boys Cross Country: Nathan Letson gave Adrian the sweep of the boys titles at the Lenawee County Preview – Adrian Daily Telegram

6. Boys Soccer: Reigning Division 3 champion Hudsonville Unity Christian held off Spring Lake 3-1 – Local Sports Journal

7. Boys Tennis: Dexter edged Marshall by two points to win the opening Marshall quad, also finishing ahead of Vicksburg and Kalamazoo Christian – Chelsea Sun Times News

8. Boys Tennis: Chelsea finished four points ahead of Pinckney and five ahead of Walled Lake Northern to win the Fowlerville Invitational – Chelsea Sun Times News

9. Boys Soccer: Bloomingdale got off to a fast start with a 2-0 win over Comstock –

10. Boys Soccer: Midland Dow opened with a 5-0 shutout of Freeland – Midland Daily News

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