Today in the MHSAA: 9/19/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 19, 2022

1. CROSS COUNTRY The Northville boys – ranked No. 1 in Lower Peninsula Division 1 – finished first and the LPD1 No. 2 Holland West Ottawa girls were second as the top in-state placers in the Spartan Invitational Elite races –

2. CROSS COUNTRY The unranked Pinckney boys won the Division 2 title at the Holly/Duane Raffin Festival of Races, with Hillsdale Academy and Leslie sweeping girls and boys titles; Hillsdale Academy’s girls are No. 2 in LPD4 and its boys are No. 5, and Leslie’s girls are No. 7 in LPD3 and its boys are No. 13 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus |

3. VOLLEYBALL Division 2 No. 2 Lake Odessa Lakewood defeated Traverse City Central to win the Cadillac Invitational, with the field also including the Division 2 honorable mention Vikings and Division 3 No. 2 McBain – Cadillac News

4. CROSS COUNTRY Grand Rapids Christian swept championships, joined by the St. Joseph girls and Portage Central boys as team winners at the Grand Rapids Ottawa Hills Invitational; Grand Rapids Christian’s girls are No. 2 in LPD2 and its boys are No. 4, Portage Central’s boys are No. 2 in LPD1 and St. Joseph’s girls are No. 5 in LPD2 –

5. VOLLEYBALL Division 4 No. 2 Leland defeated host Morley Stanwood in a final to win that invitational – Big Rapids News

6. CROSS COUNTRY Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central swept girls and boys championships at the 53rd New Boston Huron Invitational; the SMCC girls are No. 15 in LPD3 – Monroe News |

7. BOYS SOCCER Midland went 2-0 on a weekend trip to Traverse City, defeating TC Central 4-2 and Division 3 No. 9 TC Christian 1-0 – Midland Daily News

8. VOLLEYBALL Division 4 top-ranked Adrian Lenawee Christian won all six of its matches to claim the Onsted Invitational championship – Adrian Lenawee Christian

9. VOLLEYBALL Charlevoix went 5-0-1 and defeated Cheboygan in the final to win its invitational – Petoskey News-Review

10. VOLLEYBALL Hart improved to 10-2-3 with a 3-0-2 run to win the Onekama Invitational – Ludington Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 9/26/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 26, 2022

1. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Milan – ranked No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 3 – repeated as Monroe Country champion with Hannah Smith earning “Athlete of the Meet” – Monroe News

2. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD1 No. 2 Ann Arbor Pioneer, Tecumseh, and LPD3 No. 3 Jackson Lumen Christi girls and LPD1 No. 8 Ann Arbor Skyline, Ann Arbor Father Gabriel Richard and LPD3 No. 4 Hanover-Horton boys won Jackson Invitational titles – Jackson Citizen Patriot |

3. CROSS COUNTRY The Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central and LPD2 No. 3 Otsego girls and LPD3 top-ranked Hart, LPD2 No. 3 East Grand Rapids and LPD1 No. 3 Portage Central boys won at the Cougar/Falcon Invitational –

4. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Wyandotte Roosevelt broke Trenton’s five-meet winning streak in claiming the Downriver Classic title – Southgate News-Herald

5. BOYS TENNIS LPD4 No. 3 Big Rapids won its home invitational against a field that included runner-up Zeeland West and third-place and LPD3 No. 10 (tied) Sturgis – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. CROSS COUNTRY The Midland Dow and LPD3 No. 6 Elk Rapids girls and LPD2 No. 15 Freeland and LPD3 No. 7 Benzie Central boys won Cadillac Invitational titles – Midland Daily News |

7. VOLLEYBALL Division 4 No. 5 Indian River Inland Lakes downed Sault Ste. Marie to clinch the St. Ignace Invitational title – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

8. VOLLEYBALL Sturgis defeated the host in the championship match to win the Bridgman Invitational; Bridgman is ranked No. 9 in Division 3 – Sturgis Journal

9. CROSS COUNTRY The LPD1 No. 7 Traverse City West, Charlevoix and LPD4 No. 4 Harbor Springs girls and LPD4 No. 3 Petoskey St. Michael, Kalkaska and LPD2 No. 13 Petoskey High boys won Petoskey Invitational championships –

10. VOLLEYBALL Lake City won the Kalkaska Invitational with a defeat of Linden in the final – Cadillac News