Today in the MHSAA: 1/8/17
Today in the MHSAA: 1/8/17
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Posted Monday, January 8, 2018

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Each weekday of the school year, we break down the top headlines courtesy of Michigan’s sports media.

Today's Top 10 

1. Wrestling: Division 3 top-ranked Dundee scored 348 points to set a record at the Monroe County Sheriff’s Invitational, breaking its previous record by nearly 50; Division 2 No. 4 New Boston Huron finished runner-up – Monroe Evening News

2. Hockey: Orchard Lake St. Mary’s scored three unanswered goals to upend host Hancock 3-2; OLSM is No. 3 in Division 1, and Hancock is the top-ranked team in Division 3 – Houghton Daily Mining Gazette

3. Hockey: Brownstown Woodhaven downed Riverview Gabriel Richard 4-2 to win its New Year Tournament and give coach Bryan Sullivan his 400th career win – Southgate News Herald

4. Wrestling: Division 2 No. 3 Gaylord finished 5-0 to win the Grand Ledge Invitational, with a win by tie-breaker criteria over No. 5 Eaton Rapids – Gaylord Herald Times

5. Cheer: Reigning Division 3 runner-up Richmond kicked off this season by winning the Division 1 portion of its home invitational – Port Huron Times Herald

6. Girls Basketball: Lexi Niepoth set a Bellaire record with 27 rebounds to go with 24 points in a 54-21 win over Johannesburg-Lewiston – Traverse City Record-Eagle

7. Wrestling: Division 1 top-ranked Detroit Catholic Central won its annual invitational topping a field that included No. 7 Oxford – Oakland Press

8. Wrestling: Adrian improved to 15-1 this season with a championship at its dual invitational – Adrian Daily Telegram

9. Boys Swimming & Diving – LP Division 1 No. 5 Northville moved to 7-0 this winter with wins over honorable mentions South Lyon Unified and Canton, and Plymouth – Observer & Eccentric

10. Cheer: Adrian Madison won its invitational by nearly 30 points to top a field of 10 varsity teams – Adrian Daily Telegram

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: Kingsford and Iron Mountain filled the gym for the Flivvers’ 72-56 win, a show of support less than a week after two Kingsford classmates died in a car crash – Iron Mountain Daily News


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