Today in the MHSAA: 9/8/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 8, 2023

1. BOYS SOCCER Brighton edged Division 1 No. 2 Northville 2-1, handing the Mustangs their first defeat – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. BOYS SOCCER Liam Smith became Muskegon Reeths-Puffer’s all-time leading scorer with his four goals in a win over Muskegon –

3. GIRLS GOLF Brooklyn Columbia Central – No. 3 in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – shot a 358 to win the Jackson Invitational by 57 strokes – Jackson Citizen Patriot

4. BOYS SOCCER Division 3 No. 6 Elk Rapids handed Grayling its first defeat of the season, 6-1 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. BOYS SOCCER Bay City John Glenn handed Saginaw Swan Valley its first loss, 2-1 – Bay City Times

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 2 No. 12 Zeeland West broke a recent losing streak against neighbor Zeeland East, winning 1-0 – Holland Sentinel

7. BOYS SOCCER Carleton Airport equaled last season’s win total with its seventh this fall, 6-1 over Blissfield – Monroe News

8. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 11 Portage Central shut out league opponent Stevensville Lakeshore 3-0 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

9. VOLLEYBALL Muskegon Mona Shores moved to 13-3 with a sweep of Reeths-Puffer – Local Sports Journal

10. VOLLEYBALL Ludington swept a quad including Big Rapids, Whitehall and Fremont – Ludington Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 9/22/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

September 22, 2023

1. BOYS SOCCER Walled Lake Western clinched the Lakes Valley Conference regular-season championship with a 1-1 draw with South Lyon – Oakland Press

2. VOLLEYBALL Division 3 No. 6 Traverse City St. Francis got past Division 4 No. 4 Leland 3-1 – Up North Live

3. GIRLS GOLF Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central won the Monroe County championship by 17 strokes, carding a 395 – Monroe News

4. BOYS TENNIS Terry Schwartzkopf coached his 100th Saginaw Valley League match for Midland Dow – top-ranked in Lower Peninsula Division 2 – and improved to 99-1 with his team’s sweep of Saginaw Heritage – Saginaw News

5. GIRLS GOLF Remus Chippewa Hills – No. 8 in LPD3 – carded a 381 to win the Lakeview Invitational – Big Rapids Pioneer

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 8 Portage Central won the latest Portage Derby 3-1 over neighbor Northern – Kalamazoo Gazette

7. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Midland Dow’s Emmy Sower highlighted Tri Cities Championship prelims with a meet record in the 100-yard butterfly – Midland Daily News

8. BOYS SOCCER Brighton downed rival Hartland 2-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. BOYS SOCCER Battle Creek Pennfield scored first, but Coldwater scored the next five goals for a league win – Coldwater Daily Reporter

10. GIRLS SWIMMING & DIVING Ionia remained undefeated in dual meets with a win over Charlotte in their Purple Meet – Greenville Daily News

Also of note …

FOOTBALL For what’s believed to be the first time, an all-woman crew officiated a varsity football game in Michigan as Detroit Lincoln-King hosted Waterford Kettering – X (Twitter)