Today in the MHSAA: 9/14/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 14, 2023

1. BOYS TENNIS Midland Dow – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – earned shutouts of No. 7 Detroit U-D Jesuit and Flushing and a 6-2 win over No. 5 Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central – Midland Daily News

2. GIRLS GOLF Traverse City Central shot a 350 to win the Montague Invitational by 17 strokes – Traverse City Record-Eagle

3. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 8 Dearborn Edsel Ford and Brownstown Woodhaven drew in the latest matchup of Downriver League favorites – Southgate News-Herald

4. BOYS SOCCER Grand Blanc remained undefeated with a 4-0 win over Division 3 No. 4 Flint Powers Catholic – WJRT

5. BOYS SOCCER The Detroit Catholic League Central lead belongs to Toledo St. John’s after its 2-1 win over reigning champion Detroit Catholic Central – Oakland Press

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 4 No. 2 Muskegon Western Michigan Christian edged Grand Haven 2-1 – Local Sports Journal

7. VOLLEYBALL Cadillac went to Traverse City West and returned with a four-set victory – Cadillac News

8. BOYS SOCCER Niles Brandywine maintained its Lakeland Conference lead with a 9-4 win over Dowagiac – Niles Daily Star

9. BOYS SOCCER Kolton Heidrich scored three goals in Grass Lake’s 4-1 win over Brooklyn Columbia Central – Jackson Citizen Patriot

10. VOLLEYBALL Petoskey also went on the road in Big North Conference play and earned a four-set win, at Alpena – Petoskey News-Review

Today in the MHSAA: 9/28/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 28, 2023

1. GIRLS GOLF Paige Anderson carded a 4-under 69 to lead Muskegon Reeths-Puffer to the Greater Muskegon Athletic Association title after the team had only three golfers compete in the event last season – Local Sports Journal

2. BOYS TENNIS Flushing edged Goodrich to clinch the Flint Metro League Tournament and its sixth-straight league championship – WJRT

3. GIRLS GOLF Rochester High – No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – shot a 310, and Madison Yang won a playoff for the medalist honor at the Oakland County Division 1 Championship – Oakland Press

4. BOYS TENNIS Traverse City Central won the Big North Conference Tournament to claim the league title – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. GIRLS GOLF Battle Creek Harper Creek shot a 367 to win the Interstate 8 Athletic Conference Tournament and championship – Coldwater Daily Reporter

6. BOYS SOCCER Big Rapids finished a perfect head-to-head run through the Central State Activities Association with a win over Lakeview – Big Rapids Pioneer

7. GIRLS GOLF Traverse City Central scored a 343 to win the Cadillac Invitational by 10 strokes – Cadillac News

8. BOYS SOCCER Division 4 No. 14 Leland avenged last week’s loss to Suttons Bay with a 2-1 victory to create a three-team tie atop the Northwest Conference – Up North Live

9. BOYS SOCCER Huron League contenders Grosse Ile and Riverview played to a scoreless draw; Grosse Ile is ranked No. 7 in Division 3, and Riverview is No. 13 in Division 2 – Southgate News-Herald

10. BOYS SOCCER Saginaw Valley Lutheran held onto the top spot alone in the Tri-Valley Conference Blue with a 2-1 win over Bullock Creek – Midland Daily News

Also of note …

SOFTBALL Vestaburg and the mid-Michigan officiating community are mourning the death of Wolverines coach Phil Block, who also was a longtime softball and baseball umpire and officiated football, basketball, volleyball, cross country, track & field, swimming and wrestling as well over the last 16 years – Greenville Daily News