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Today in the MHSAA: 3/6/20

March 6, 2020

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

The majority of Michigan’s high school boys basketball teams finished their regular seasons Thursday – and with a month’s worth of fireworks thanks to league title celebrations, big-time matchups and record scoring performances.

1. Boys Basketball: Orchard Lake St. Mary’s got past Detroit Cass Tech 70-65 in overtime in the annual Operation Friendship meeting of league champions – Detroit News

2. Boys Basketball: Negaunee earned shares of two league titles and handed Iron Mountain its only loss this season on a last-second basket, winning 52-51 – Marquette Mining Journal

3. Boys Basketball: Benton Harbor closed the regular season with an 82-72 win over Wyoming in a matchup of title contenders in Divisions 2 and 1 – Grand Rapids Press

4. Boys Basketball: Ypsilanti Lincoln enjoyed 48 points from Emoni Bates in getting past Grand Rapids Catholic Central 79-48 in a meeting of championship contenders in Divisions 1 and 2 – Ann Arbor News

5. Boys Basketball: Sanford Meridian clinched a fourth-consecutive Jack Pine Conference title with a 54-39 win over Farwell – Midland Daily News

6. Boys Basketball: Troy Athens got past Birmingham Seaholm 71-61 in overtime to claim the Oakland Activities Association Blue title outright – Oakland Press

7. Boys Basketball: Three Oaks River valley celebrated the Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference White title with a 50-29 win over New Buffalo – St. Joseph Herald-Palladium

8. Boys Basketball: Traverse City Central earned a shared Big North Conference title with Cadillac thanks to a 63-49 win over Alpena – Traverse City Record-Eagle

9. Boys Basketball: One-loss Carrollton handed Kingston its first, 63-59 – Saginaw News

10. Boys Basketball: Pellston downed Bellaire 57-39 to clinch a share of the Ski Valley Conference championship – Petoskey News-Review

Also of note …

Boys Basketball: Otsego won its third-straight overall Wolverine Conference title with an 81-55 win over Edwardsburg – WWMT

Boys Basketball: Mount Pleasant Sacred Heart locked up the outright Mid-State Activities Conference title with a 65-37 win over Ashley – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Boys Basketball: William Dunn became Quincy’s all-time leading career scorer in his team’s 67-57 win over Mendon – Coldwater Daily Reporter

Boys Basketball: Anders Rasmussen set Holland’s single-season 3-pointers record in a loss to Ada Forest Hills Eastern – Holland Sentinel

Boys Basketball: Cole Shiels and Jacob Delmotte both broke the Britton-Deerfield single-game scoring record in a win over Monroe Jefferson – Adrian Daily Telegram