Today in the MHSAA: 9/25/19

September 25, 2019

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

A Detroit suburban matchup of statewide importance on the volleyball court and another league title clinched in boys soccer top a Wednesday list also filled with upsets plus a few stories of special interest.

1. Volleyball: Division 1 top-ranked Farmington Hills Mercy handed No. 4 Bloomfield Hills Marian its first defeat, moving to 27-1 with the sweep – State Champs Sports Network

2. Boys Soccer: Division 4 No. 4 North Muskegon shut out Whitehall 4-0 to finish a perfect title run through West Michigan Conference play – Local Sports Journal

3. Boys Soccer: Saline remained unbeaten in Southeastern Conference Red play with a 2-1 win over Division 1 No. 7 Ann Arbor Skyline – Saline Post

4. Boys Soccer: Holland West Ottawa earned a 3-1 upset over Division 1 No. 10 Caledonia – Holland Sentinel

5. Volleyball: Dexter swept second-place Tecumseh to remain in first in the SEC White – Chelsea Sun Times News

6. Boys Soccer: Traverse City Central also earned an upset, downing Division 2 No. 15 Gaylord 2-0 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. Cross Country: The Munising Invitational featured mostly familiar winners plus a new one – Marquette’s Upper Peninsula Division 1 top-ranked teams swept, Negaunee’s Emily Paupore won her fourth straight invitational and Gladstone sophomore Giovanni Mathews won his first – Escanaba Daily Press

8. Cross Country: Dexter’s LPD1 No. 3 boys and Tecumseh’s LPD2 No. 14 girls finished first ahead of loaded fields at the latest SEC White jamboree – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. Boys Soccer: Dearborn Divine Child shut out Division 3 No. 9 Macomb Lutheran North 4-0 – Macomb Daily

10. Boys Soccer: First-year program Watervliet improved to 6-4-1 with a win over Buchanan – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

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