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Today In The MHSAA: 3/5/21

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

March 5, 2021

League champions celebrated in wrestling and hockey and a number of basketball conference races were shaken up during a busy Thursday.

1. Wrestling: Division 1 No. 4 Macomb Dakota clinched its fourth-straight Macomb Area Conference Red championship with wins over Division 2 No. 6 Warren Woods Tower and Utica Ford – Macomb Daily

2. Hockey: Division 1 No. 10 Lake Orion clinched a share of the Oakland Activities Association Red title with a 5-2 win over Rochester Hills Stoney Creek – Oakland Press

3. Girls Basketball: Traverse City West handed Cadillac its first loss, 41-38 – Up North Live

4. Boys Basketball: Clarkston also picked up a notable league win, downing North Farmington 49-39 – Oakland Press

5. Boys Basketball: Kingsley's overtime buzzer beater downed Benzie Central 62-60 and created a tie atop the Northwest Conference - Traverse City Record-Eagle

6. Boys Basketball: Stevensville Lakeshore earned coach Sean Schroeder’s 300th win with the team in downing Kalamazoo Loy Norrix 57-45 – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

7. Boys Basketball: Whitehall remains alone atop the West Michigan Conference after a 63-44 win over Montague – Local Sports Journal

8. Boys Basketball: Johannesburg-Lewiston sent Mancelona into a first-place tie in the Ski Valley Conference with a 61-52 upset – Gaylord Herald Times

9. Boys Basketball: Ypsilanti Community also picked up an upset, 52-47 at Saline – Ann Arbor News

10. Girls Basketball: Midland Dow improved to 11-0 with a 60-36 win over Saginaw Heritage – WJRT

Also of note …

Girls Basketball: From Wednesday, Plainwell edged Edwardsburg 43-41 to claim the outright Wolverine Conference championship – Kalamazoo Gazette