By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor
The last busy night in Michigan high school sports before Christmas featured some giant basketball battles as contenders in Class A boys and Class A and B girls faced off.
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.
Detroit U-D Jesuit, the reigning Class A champion, downing injury-depleted Macomb Dakota 69-61 in a rematch of last season’s Semifinal – Detroit Free Press
Hanover-Horton came back from an early 21-8 deficit to remain undefeated with a 63-62 win over Concord – Jackson Citizen-Patriot
Markell Jackson had 12 points, 15 rebounds and 10 blocks as Muskegon downed Grand Haven 45-37 – Muskegon Chronicle
McBain won a key matchup of Class C powers, 73-62 over Boyne City after trailing by three at the start of the fourth quarter – Cadillac News
Hillman won coach Eric Muszynski his 200th victory, 64-46 over Rudyard – Alpena News
Dundee earned reportedly the 1,000th win in program history, 60-50 over Carlton Airport – Monroe Evening News
Detroit Country Day downed Midland Dow 56-46 in a matchup of likely contenders in Class B and A, respectively – MLive-Detroit
Spring Lake’s Reiko Johnson broke her school’s record for career points, but Shelby came away with a 49-47 win – Muskegon Chronicle
Unranked Calumet posted a strong statement in Division 3 with a 7-1 win over rival and No. 9-ranked Houghton – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette
Boys Swimming & Diving
Saline diver Dakota Hurbis broke his school and pool records with a score of 351.9 to lead the Hornets over Adrian – Saline Post