By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor
The Michigan high school skiing season came to an end Monday with three repeat champions and a first-time title-winner, while girls basketball and hockey tournaments kicked off and a 2016 champion was eliminated on the first night.
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.
Caledonia upset host East Grand Rapids 53-50 in a Class A District opener – Grand Rapids Press
Saginaw Swan Valley earned an impressive win in Class B, downing host Birch Run 43-28 – Saginaw News
Kalamazoo Hackett got past rival Kalamazoo Christian 44-33 in Class C by scoring the game’s final 12 points – Kalamazoo Gazette
Gladwin’s Carly Hickey made the MHSAA record book grabbing 26 rebounds in her team’s 58-49 Class B win over Pinconning – Bay City Times
Pinckney earned its first District win in 12 years, upsetting Saline 40-31 in Class A – Livingston Daily Press & Argus
In a matchup of top Division 3 teams, No. 3 Calumet eliminated reigning MHSAA champion and No. 4-ranked Hancock 2-1 in a Pre-Regional – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette
Marquette’s boys won their fifth straight Division 1 championship, this time at Nub’s Nob – Second Half
Marquette’s girls also were repeat champions in Division 1 – Second Half
Petoskey’s boys extended their Division 2 championship streak to seven straight – Second Half
Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central’s girls won their first MHSAA title, in Division 2 at Boyne Highlands – Second Half