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

Today in the MHSAA: 12/9/22

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

December 9, 2022

1. HOCKEY Division 1 No. 6 Clarkston scored all three of its goals during the third period to come back and defeat No. 7 Lake Orion 3-1 – Oakland Press

2. GIRLS BASKETBALL Evart handed Lake City its first loss when Kyrah Gray’s last-second jumper fell to make the final score 42-40 – Cadillac News

3. BOYS BASKETBALL MJ Yeager scored 42 points and brother Donny added 28 as Saginaw Nouvel downed Reese 85-62 – WJRT

4. GIRLS BASKETBALL Ludington moved ahead late in edging Muskegon Oakridge 39-36 – Ludington Daily News

5. BOYS BASKETBALL Christian Silveus scored 39 points to lead Alanson past Wolverine 88-63 – Petoskey News-Review

6. GIRLS BASKETBALL Chelsea handed Clarkston its first defeat, 62-35 – Oakland Press

7. GIRLS BASKETBALL Montague picked up for an injured teammate to get past Whitehall 44-34 – CatchMark SportsNet

8. GIRLS BASKETBALL Jayden Beck scored 26 points as St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran defeated Our Lady of the Lake 36-29 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

9. BOYS BASKETBALL Eastin Kegley scored 32 points as Monroe Jefferson won big over Taylor Prep – Monroe News

10. BOYS BASKETBALL Mackinaw City held on for a 76-70 win over Onaway – Cheboygan Daily Tribune

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