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Today in the MHSAA: 1/9/17
Today in the MHSAA: 1/9/17
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Posted Monday, January 9, 2017

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Upsets reigned as two top-ranked hockey teams were toppled over the weekend, while a No. 1 wrestling team stood tall against one of the toughest fields we’ll see this regular season.

Each weekday during the school year, we’ll gather and post media links covering the most significant and intriguing high school events from all over the state. 

Girls Basketball

Lansing Waverly jumped back into the mix as a Class A contender with a 55-47 win over previously-undefeated DeWitt – Lansing State Journal

Dana Hoerman had 14 points, 15 rebounds and 11 blocked shots in Birmingham Seaholm’s 38-37 win over Troy – C&G News

Alma’s Kenzie Seeley went over 1,000 career points in a win over Standish Sterling – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Hillman’s Vanessa Schook also broke 1,000 career points, crossing the milestone against Mio – Alpena News

Boys Basketball

Class A contender Muskegon downed Illinois’ Chicago Whitney Young (10-4) in the final game of the Muskegon Showcase – Muskegon Chronicle

Bowling

Ithaca’s girls handed first losses to St. Louis and Ovid-Elsie, trailing the Sharks 15-4 before coming back to win on a total-pin tie-breaker – Saginaw News

Hockey

Division 3 No. 5 Warren DeLaSalle dealt Division 2 top-ranked Birmingham Brother Rice a 4-1 defeat – Macomb Daily

Calumet, No. 10 in Division 3, upended Division 1 top-ranked Brighton 4-1 on Saturday after beating Division 2 No. 5 Novi 5-1 on Friday – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

Boys Swimming & Diving

Birmingham Groves, No. 3 in Lower Peninsula Division 2, won a stacked Battle Creek Lakeview Spartan Invitational ahead of Division 2 top-ranked Dexter – Battle Creek Enquirer

LP Division 3 No. 7 Spring Lake finished 29 points better than runner-up Grand Rapids Northview to win its home invitational – Grand Haven Tribune

Wrestling

Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central bested No. 2 Davison, No. 5 Macomb Dakota and Division 2 No. 3 Warren Woods-Tower among others to win its home invitational – Oakland Press

Division 1 No. 7 Brighton followed four individual champions to the Grand Haven Invitational team title – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

Grayling won the 44th Escanaba Elks Invitational, 17.5 points ahead of runner-up Ishpeming Westwood – Escanaba Daily Press

Tecumseh just edged Brownstown-Woodhaven to win its 42nd Dave Elliott Memorial Invitational – Adrian Daily Telegram


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