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Today In The MHSAA: 6/14/21

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

June 14, 2021

1. Softball: The Division 3 Regional Final between top-ranked Millington and No. 2 Richmond went nine innings, with Richmond winning 2-1 – Macomb Daily

2. Softball: No. 5 Owosso won its first Regional title scoring five runs in the 10th inning to get past Lake Odessa Lakewood in Division 2 – Owosso Argus-Press

3. Baseball: No. 2 Portage Central earned its first Semifinal berth since 2011 with wins over Detroit Catholic Central and top-ranked Grand Ledge in Division 1 – Kalamazoo Gazette

4. Softball: Charlevoix and Traverse City West won their first Regional championships – unranked Charlevoix handing No. 8 Negaunee its lone loss of the season and also downing Kalkaska in Division 3, and honorable mention West defeating honorable mention Midland and Fenton in Division 1 – Traverse City Record-Eagle

5. Softball: No. 4 Gaylord got past No. 7 Escanaba 6-5 and then Big Rapids 12-2 to claim a Division 2 Regional title – Petoskey News-Review

6. Girls Soccer: No. 4 Boyne City repeated as a Regional champion with a 2-1 win over No. 9 Big Rapids in Division 3 – MI Sports Now

7. Softball: Honorable mention South Lyon downed No. 3 Hartland 9-3 and then Ypsilanti Lincoln 12-1 to win a Division 1 Regional title – Oakland Press

8. Baseball: Unranked Midland Dow defeated Zeeland West in eight innings and then rallied in the seventh to get past No. 9 Hudsonville in a Division 1 Quarterfinal – Midland Daily News

9. Softball: No. 10 Hudsonville Unity Christian downed No. 2 Muskegon Oakridge 4-3 before getting past Grand Rapids South Christian 13-2 in a Division 2 Regional – Grand Rapids Press

10. Softball: No. 9 Macomb Dakota got past No. 7 New Baltimore Anchor Bay and Utica to advance to a Division 1 Quarterfinal – Macomb Daily

Also of note …

Girls Soccer: Top-ranked Grandville Calvin Christian continued its undefeated season with a 2-0 Division 4 Regional Final win over No. 11 Kalamazoo Christian – WWMT

Softball: Shepherd put up seven runs in the eighth inning to clinch a Division 3 Regional title with a 19-18 win over Laingsburg – Mount Pleasant Morning Sun

Track & Field: Traverse City Central coach John Lober is retiring after 52 years – Traverse City Record-Eagle

Baseball: Reese’s Dave Elliott also announced his retirement from coaching, after 42 years – Saginaw News