Today in the MHSAA: 8/23/16

August 23, 2016

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The first full week of this fall season teed off Monday with some especially impressive performances coming on golf courses in Grayling and Allendale.

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.

Cross Country

Grand Haven’s girls and boys teams swept the Muskegon Orchard View Invitational, the girls taking 10 of the top 30 places and the boys winning by 37 points – Grand Haven Tribune

Girls Golf

Midland Dow shot a 345 to edge St. Joseph by two strokes and win the Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central Invitational at Grand Valley State University; Dow was second and St. Joseph fifth at last season’s Lower Peninsula Division 2 Final – Midland Daily News

Traverse City West set a team scoring record of 309 and Anika Dy set a Graying Country Club course record of 65 as the Titans won the Grayling Invitational – Traverse City Record-Eagle – Charlevoix finished second, claiming the first trophy of its three-year girls golf program history – Petoskey News-Review

Boys Soccer

Jake de Boer scored both Auburn Hills Avondale goals as his team held off Orchard Lake St. Mary’s 2-1 – Oakland Press

Girls Tennis

Gladstone, which scored one point at last season’s Upper Peninsula Division 1 Finals, downed reigning runner-up Escanaba 5-3 – Escanaba Daily Press

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