2019 Michigan High School Athletic Association girls basketball tournament

Updated Saturday, March 23, 2019

 

> Districts

 

2019 MHSAA finals

Van Noord Arena, Calvin College

Saturday, March 23

 

Division 1*

2018-19 champion: Saginaw Heritage

 

* MHSAA moved from classes to divisions in 2019

 

Saginaw Heritage 55, Southfield Arts & Technology 40

The Hawks dominated the Warriors to repeat as Division 1 champs. Moira Joiner scored 17 points and had eight assists, and eight rebounds. Shine Strickland-Gills had 16 points, eight rebounds, and six assists. Keyonie Champion had 12 points and four rebounds. Mallory McCartney added seven points, five assists, and five rebounds.

 

> Box score

> Saginaw Heritage wins Division 1 state championship

> Saginaw Heritage beats Southfield A&T 55-40 for second consecutive title

> Saginaw Heritage champs again, blows past Southfield A&T

> Still #1: Heritage Lands 2nd Straight Title

> Saginaw Heritage 'sisterhood' takes winning championships to emotional level

> 'Only way' Saginaw Heritage was ending season was with a state title

> Defining moments from Michigan’s high school girls basketball finals

> Southfield A&T unable to avenge loss to Heritage in D1 state final

> Saginaw Heritage knocks off Southfield A&T in D-1 state championship

> Going out on top: Heritage girls win another state championship

> David Goricki’s girls basketball finals MVPs

> Photo gallery: Detroit News

> Photo gallery: Oakland Press

 

Division 2

2017-19 champion: Detroit Edison Public School Academy*

* Moved to Division 2 from Division 3 in 2019

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy 77, Freeland 58

The Pioneers earned their third-straight title, cruising past the the Falcons. Rickea Jackson scored 28 points and had five rebounds. Gabrielle Elliott had 15 points and six rebounds. Damiya Hagermann had 13 points and nine assists.

 

> Box score

> Edison Closes Dominant Run as Champ Again

> Edison makes it three titles in a row

> Rickea Jackson, Detroit Edison win third straight MHSAA state title

> Detroit Edison captures third consecutive state title with win over Freeland

> Detroit Edison moves up and over Division 2 for third consecutive state title

> Rickea Jackson cements legacy after third state championship

> Champ Detroit Edison not likely to miss a beat, even without Rickea Jackson

> End of the road: Freeland girls fall to No. 1 Edison

> Photo gallery: MLive

> Photo gallery: Detroit News

 

Division 3

2019 champion: Pewamo-Westphalia

 

Pewamo-Westphalia 40, Flint Hamady 31

The Pirates edged the Hawks for the title. Ellie Droste scored 18 points. Rachel Huhn scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds. Hannah Spitzley scored eight points.

 

> Box score

> Plenty Of Heroes Take P-W To 1st Finals Win

> Pewamo-Westphalia joins boys team as state champions

> Pewamo-Westphalia wins Division 3 girls title week after boys' crown

> Pewamo-Westphalia pulls away late for D3 state title

> Pewamo-Westphalia’s championship culture ‘all about the process’

> Photo gallery: MLive

 

Division 4

2018-19 champion: Adrian Lenawee Christian

 

Adrian Lenawee Christian 48, St. Ignace La Salle 46

The Cougars repeated as Division 4 champion edging the Saints. The Cougars were led by Danielle Salenbien’s 19 points and four rebounds. Sister Breanne Salenbien had 17 points, 13 rebounds, and six assists. Cara Anderson, Elizabeth Miller and Brooke Brinning each scored four points. Caitlin Anderson had nine rebounds.

 

> Box score

> 'All In' Lenawee Christian Locks Up D4

> Adrian Lenawee repeats as state champions

> Lenawee Christian hangs on to repeat as D4 state champion

> Adrian Lenawee Christian defends title

> LCS girls basketball claim second straight title

> Photo gallery: MLive

> Detroit Free Press predictions

 

 

2019 MHSAA semifinals

Van Noord Arena, Calvin College

 

Division 1*

2018 champion: Saginaw Heritage

 

* MHSAA moved from classes to divisions in 2019

 

Friday, March 22

Saginaw Heritage 58, Wayne Memorial 55

The Hawks fought off the Zebras to earn a finals berth. Shine Strickland-Gills had 15 points and 12 rebounds. Moira Joiner added 14 points, 10 assists, and 10 rebounds. Mallory McCartney had 10 points and Lauren Gunn added nine points in the victory.

 

> Box score

> Saginaw Heritage girls edge Wayne Memorial in D1 semi

> Triple-double for MSU-bound Moira Joiner leads Heritage back to finals

> Saginaw Heritage grinds to state final: 'You’re tired, but you’ve got to win'

> Wayne Memorial girls basketball falls to Saginaw Heritage in state semifinals

> Wayne Memorial rallies but falls short vs. Saginaw Heritage

> Playoff Poise Gives Heritage Final Edge

> Photo gallery: Detroit Free Press

> Photo gallery: MLive

> Photo gallery: Detroit News

 

Southfield Arts & Technology 54, Muskegon 50

The Warriors held off a late rally by the Big Reds to earn their first trip to the finals. Alexis Johnson had 16 points and 12 rebounds. Soleil Barnes had 14 points and five rebounds. Cheyenna McEvans had 12 points, four rebounds, and four assists. Jamine Worthy added eight points, seven rebounds, and three blocks.

 

> Box score

> Alexis Johnson leads Southfield A&T past Muskegon

> Southfield A&T holds off Muskegon second-half surge in semifinal thriller

> Southfield Leads Fast, Holds On to Lead Last

> Southfield A&T survives Muskegon rally to win D1 semifinal, 54-50

> Southfield Leads Fast, Holds On to Lead Last

> Photo gallery: Detroit News

> Photo gallery: MLive

> Photo gallery: Oakland Press

> D1 Preview: Powers Ready to Prevail

> Southfield A&T rolling into semifinal matchup

 

Division 2

2017-18 champion: Detroit Country Day

 

Friday, March 22

Freeland 71, Hamilton 66

The Falcons rallied in the second half to earn a spot in the finals. Kadyn Blanchard had 23 points and seven rebounds. Alyssa Argyle had 17 points and 11 assists. Lily Beyer scored 13 points and Autumn Kloha added nine points.

 

> Box score

> Freeland fights back to upset Hamilton in girls hoops state semifinals

> Final Four once more: Freeland girls rally to earn semifinal berth

> Freeland Finds Way to Season's Last Day

> Freeland senior brought to tears after scoring 1,000th point in state semis

> Photo gallery: MLive

 

Detroit Edison Public School Academy 70, Haslett 43

The Pioneers cruised the win and look for their third-straight title. Rickea Jackson had 26 points and eight rebounds. Gabrielle Elliott had 21 points, four assists, and four rebounds.

 

> Box score

> Edison poised for three-peat after win over Haslett

> Detroit Edison rolls to Division 2 final

> Edison Marches On in Quest for 3-Peat

> Ho-hum: Nationally-ranked Detroit Edison moves up, moves on to D2 finals

> Seniors Ella McKinney, Hannah Homan instrumental in Haslett's 'special' postseason run

> Photo gallery: MLive

> D2 Preview: Historic Opportunities Ahead

 

Division 3

2017-18 champion: Detroit Edison Public School Academy*

* Moved to Division 2 in 2019

 

Thursday, March 21

Flint Hamady 42, Lake City 33

The Hawks took control in the second half to advance to the title game. Aryana Naylor scored 10 points and had eight rebounds and two blocks. Jordan McKeller had 10 points, four assists, and three rebounds. Treshondra Williams added nine points and 12 rebounds.

 

> Box score

> Flint Hamady uses strong third quarter to reach D3 finals

> Defense Keys Hamady Semifinal Surge

> Lake City falls short in Division 3 semifinals

> Photo gallery: MLive

 

Pewamo-Westphalia 37, Ypsilanti Arbor Preparatory 33 (OT)

The Pirates won an overtime thriller to reach the title game. Hannah Spitzley scored 16 points and had four rebounds. Ellie Droste added 15 points, four rebounds, and four assists. Addison Bauer grabbed 10 rebounds.

 

> Box score

> Photo gallery: MLive

> Photo gallery: Detroit News

> Pewamo-Westphalia beats Ypsilanti Arbor Prep in overtime

> Pewamo-Westphalia puts clamps on Ypsilanti Arbor Prep in OT win

> Pewamo-Westphalia girls basketball earns title shot with overtime win over Ypsi Arbor Prep

> Intentional foul decides game for Pewamo-Westphalia. This time for the girls

> Pewamo-Westphalia puts clamps on Ypsilanti Arbor Prep in OT win

> D3 Preview: Welcome Back, Contenders

> Girls basketball semifinals preview: Ypsilanti Arbor Prep in unfamiliar role as underdog

 

Division 4

2018 champion: Adrian Lenawee Christian

 

Thursday, March 21

St. Ignace La Salle 48, Kingston 44

The Saints held off the Cardinals to advance to the title game and remain undefeated. Emily Coveyou scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Hallie Marshall had 14 points and Madison Olson and Ally Schultz both added six points.

 

> Box score

> No. 1 St. Ignace stays perfect with D4 semifinal win over No. 4 Kingston

> Saints Hold On to Earn Chance at Perfection

> Photo gallery: MLive

 

Adrian Lenawee Christian 57, Fowler 36

The Cougars dominated the Eagles to advance to the title game. Danielle Salenbien scored 25 points and had eight rebounds. Sister Breanne Salenbien had 17 points and nine rebounds.

 

> Box score

> LCS girls hoops heading back to state final

> Lenawee Christian Earns Saturday Return

> Photo gallery: MLive

> D4 Preview: Prepared for Finals Tests

> FCC takes on defending state champs

> Detroit Free Press semifinals predictions

 

 

2019 MHSAA quarterfinals

Tuesday, March 19

 

Division 1*

2018 champion: Saginaw Heritage

 

* MHSAA moved from classes to divisions in 2019

 

At Grand Blanc

Saginaw Heritage 44, Hartland 24

 

At West Bloomfield

Wayne Memorial 50, Temperance Bedford 28

 

At West Bloomfield

Southfield Arts & Technology 62, St. Clair Shores Lakeview 36

 

At Kalamazoo Loy Norrix

Muskegon 53, DeWitt 51

 

Division 2

2017-18 champion: Detroit Country Day

 

At Mt. Pleasant

Freeland 48, Cadillac 38

 

At Portage Northern

Hamilton 63, Grand Rapids South Christian 34

 

At Fowlerville

Haslett 46, Chelsea 44

 

At St. Clair Community College

Detroit Edison Public School Academy 63, Goodrich 23

 

Division 3

2017-18 champion: Detroit Edison Public School Academy*

* Moved to Division 2 in 2019

 

At Gaylord

Lake City 50, Ishpeming Westwood 46

 

At Saginaw Heritage

Flint Hamady 56, Royal Oak Shrine Catholic 34

 

At Tecumseh

Ypsilanti Arbor Preparatory 59, Adrian Madison 31

 

At Middleville Thornapple Kellogg

Pewamo-Westphalia 43, Niles Brandywine 19

 

Division 4

2018 champion: Adrian Lenawee Christian

 

At Escanaba

St. Ignace La Salle 76, Baraga 45

 

At Burton Bendle

Kingston 40, Clarkston Everest Collegiate 27

 

At Cadillac

Fowler 48, Gaylord St. Mary 34

 

At Richland Gull Lake

Adrian Lenawee Christian 59, Fruitport Calvary Christian 32

 

> Countdown to Calvin: Girls Quarterfinal Preview

 

 

2019 MHSAA regionals

 

> Countdown To Calvin: Girls Regional Preivew

 

Division 1*

2018 champion: Saginaw Heritage

 

* MHSAA moved from classes to divisions in 2019

 

Region 1

At Mt. Pleasant

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Saginaw Heritage 49, Midland Dow 34

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Midland Dow 49, Marquette 38

Sagniaw Heritage 53, Flint Carman-Ainsworth 35

 

Region 2

At White Lake Lakeland

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Hartland 50, Walled Lake Western 46

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Walled Lake Western 58, Waterford Kettering 36

Hartland 42, West Bloomfield 21

 

Region 3

At Grand Haven

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Muskegon 65, Hudsonville 39

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Hudsonville 68, Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern 66 (OT)

Muskegon 67, East Kentwood 46

 

Region 4

At Caledonia

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

DeWitt 51, Coldwater 41

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Coldwater 71, Easy Lansing 68

DeWitt 54, Portage Central 29

 

Region 5

At Ann Arbor Skyline

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Wayne Memorial 53, Ann Arbor Pioneer 35

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Wayne Memorial 53, Farmington Hills Mercy 33

Ann Arbor Pioneer 42, Brighton 35

 

Region 6

At New Boston Huron

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Temperance Bedford 60, Dearborn Heights Crestwood 49

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Dearborn Heights Crestwood 65, Riverview 56 (OT)

Temperance Bedford 52, Detroit Cass Technical 47

 

Region 7

At Southfield Arts & Technology

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Southfield Arts & Technology 67, Grosse Pointe North 36

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Grosse Pointe North 60, Bloomfield Hills Marian 48

Southfield Arts & Technology 67, Warren Cousino 30

 

Region 8

At Macomb Dakota

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

St. Clair Shores Lakeview 46, Port Huron Northern 37

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Port Huron Northern 49, Clinton Township Chippewa Valley 34

St. Clair Shores Lakeview 46, Utica 26

 

Division 2

2017-18 champion: Detroit Country Day

 

Region 9

At Gaylord

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Cadillac 55, Menominee 51

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Menominee 47, Kingsley 45 (OT)

Cadillac 61, Standish-Sterling Central 39

 

Region 10

At Mt. Morris

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Freeland 59, Stanton Central Montcalm 51

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Freeland 60, Corunna 46

Stanton Central Montcalm 56, Frankenmuth 34

 

Region 11

At Coopersville

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Grand Rapids South Christian 48, Muskegon Oakridge 42

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Grand Rapids South Christian 52, Coopersville 50

Muskegon Oakridge 42, Grand Rapids Catholic Central 37

 

Region 12

At Coloma

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Hamilton 47, Plainwell 32

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Plainwell 64, Benton Harbor 27

Hamilton 60, Edwardsburg 39

 

Region 13

At Ionia

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Haslett 51, Jackson Northwest 43

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Jackson Northwest 68, Lansing Catholic 46

Haslett 53, Battle Creek Harper Creek 33

 

Region 14

At Adrian

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Chelsea 48, Carleton Airport 32

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Carleton Airport 60, Dearborn Divine Child 47

Chelsea 38, River Rouge 33

 

Region 15

At Livonia Clarenceville

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Detroit Edison Public School Academy 61, Center Line 21

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Center Line 55, Detroit University Preparatory 49

Detroit Edison Public School Academy 82, Detroit Communication & Media Arts 20

 

Region 16

At Detroit Country Day

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Goodrich 50, Pontiac Notre Dame Preparatory 47

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Goodrich 56, St. Clair 31

Pontiac Notre Dame Preparatory 53, Croswell-Lexington 46

 

Division 3

2017-18 champion: Detroit Edison Public School Academy*

* Moved to Division 2 in 2019

 

Region 17

At Sault Ste. Marie

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Ishpeming Westwood 47, Charlevoix 29

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Ishpeming Westwood 50, Iron River West Iron County 46

Charlevoix 48, Elk Rapids 47

 

Region 18

At McBain

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Lake City 47, Hart 25

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Hart 48, Houghton Lake 42

Lake City 49, Oscoda 35

 

Region 19

At Kent City

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Pewamo-Westphalia 56, Grandville Calvin Christian 37

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Grandville Calvin Christian 55, Morley Stanwood 53

Pewamo-Westphalia 35, Kent City 33

 

Region 20

At Bronson

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Niles Brandywine 64, Centreville 58

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Centreville 56, Delton Kellogg 35

Niles Brandywine 49, Kalamazoo Christian 38

 

Region 21

At Michigan Center

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Adrian Madison 39, Springport 36

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Springport 53, Michigan Center 51

Adrian Madison 37, Lainsburg 36

 

Region 22

At Riverview Gabriel Richard

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Ypsilanti Arbor Preparatory 56, Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 39

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Ypsilanti Arbor Preparatory 59, Dearborn Advanced Technology 18

Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central 47, Riverview Gabriel Richard 16

 

Region 23

At Marlette

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Royal Oak Shrine Catholic 52, New Haven 27

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Royal Oak Shrine Catholic 44, Brown City 22

New Haven 61, Detroit Jalen Rose Leadership Academy 7

 

Region 24

At Flint Hamady

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Flint Hamady 40, Hemlock 35

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Hemlock 42, Unionville-Sebewaing 27

Flint Hamady 46, New Lothrop 36

 

Division 4

2018 champion: Adrian Lenawee Christian

 

Region 25

At Kingsford

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Baraga 45, Stephenson 40

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Baraga 57, Munising 42

Stephenson 60, Ewen-Trout Creek 41

 

Region 26

At Pellston

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

St. Ignace La Salle 71, Mackinaw City 17

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

St. Ignace La Salle 72, Hillman 12

Mackinaw City 46, Newberry 40

 

Region 27

At Mesick

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Gaylord St. Mary 50, Mio 22

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Gaylord St. Mary 50, Buckley 39

Mio 33, Bellaire 31

 

Region 28

At Fowler

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Fowler 49, Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary 29

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary 63, Pentwater 32

Fowler 41, Frankfort 26

 

Region 29

At Mendon

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Fruitport Calvary Christian 49, Mendon 46

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Mendon 48, Martin 45 (OT)

Fruitport Calvary Christian 45, St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran 22

 

Region 30

At Lansing Christian

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Adrian Lenawee Christian 59, Portland St. Patrick 24

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Portland St. Patrick 57, Hillsdale Academy 23

Adrian Lenawee Christian 56, Athens 40

 

Region 31

At Allen Park Inter-City Baptist

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Clarkston Everest Collegiate 59, Novi Christian Academy 39

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Clarkston Everest Collegiate 36, Allen Park Inter-City 34 (OT)

Novi Christian Academy 78, Hope of Detroit 17

 

Region 32

At Kingston

 

Final

Wednesday, March 13

Kingston 42, Burton Genesee Christian 20

 

Semifinals

Monday, March 11

Burton Genesee Christian 49, Deckerville 37

Kingston 59, Chesterfield Austin Catholic 24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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