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Today In The MHSAA: 3/3/21

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

March 3, 2021

A historic accomplishment from one of Michigan’s longest-tenured coaches leads off the headliners from a night that also saw a rankings-shaking win in girls basketball and another milestone scorer on the boys side.

1. Wrestling: Hartland coach Todd Cheney earned his 800th win with a dual victory over Adrian before the Division 1 No. 3 Eagles also defeated Dexter and No. 6 Temperance Bedford – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

2. Girls Basketball: Byron Center avenged it’s earlier loss to East Grand Rapids by handing the Pioneers their first defeat, 59-56 – FOX 17

3. Boys Basketball: Ryne Peterson went over 1,000 career points as Battle Creek Pennfield downed Jackson Northwest 68-34 – Battle Creek Enquirer

4. Hockey: Romeo took an edge in the Macomb Area Conference Red race with a 4-0 win over L’Anse Creuse Unified – Macomb Daily

5. Girls Basketball: Watervliet avenged its lone loss, downing Saugatuck 52-47 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

6. Boys Basketball: Kyle Beebe’s halfcourt overtime game-winner pushed Ravenna past Montague – Muskegon Chronicle

7. Boys Basketball: Manton handed McBain Northern Michigan Christian its first defeat, 57-41 – Cadillac News

8. Girls Basketball: Dearborn Divine Child edged Flat Rock 41-38 in a significant nonleague matchup – Southgate News-Herald

9. Girls Basketball: Saginaw Nouvel came back from an early deficit to get past Michigan Lutheran Seminary 47-31 – Saginaw News

10. Girls Basketball: Grass Lake held on for a 54-48 win over Parma Western – JTV