2019 MHSAA semifinals

Thursday-Friday, June 13-14

At Michigan State University


Division 1   l  Division 2  l  Division 3  l  Division 4


Division 1

2018 champion: Grosse Pointe South


Thursday, June 13

Rockford 3, Macomb Dakota 2 (8 innings)

Pitcher Luke McLean scored the game-winner with aggressive base running for the Rams in the bottom of the eighth to advance to the final. McLean tossed two scoreless innings of relief to get the win on the mound.

> Box score


> West Michigan Rules Division 1 Semis

> Rockford baseball uses extra innings to beat Macomb Dakota, 3-2, to advance to state championship

> Clutch play gives Rockford baseball walk-off 3-2 win over Dakota in D1 semis

> Rockford baseball knocks off Macomb Dakota in Division 1 state semifinals

> Dakota's outstanding baseball run comes to a conclusion against Rockford

> Rockford baseball gets by Dakota in extras to move on to D-1 state title game


Portage Northern 2, Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice 0

A triple in the sixth inning by Nolan McCarthy knocked in Tyler Helgeson to give the Huskies the lead. McCarthy scored later in the inning. Cam French pitched a complete game, three-hit shutout, striking out six.

> Box score


> Portage Northern's French outduels Rice's Sarkisian to reach Division 1 baseball finals

> Cam French’s 3-hitter vs. Brother Rice propels Portage Northern to D1 baseball final

> Portage Northern tops Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice to advance to MHSAA Division 1 baseball final vs. Rockford

> Brother Rice baseball eliminated in state semifinals by Portage Northern

> Portage Northern's French outduels Brother Rice's Sarkisian

> Michigan-bound Tito Flores is latest star for title-seeking Brother Rice baseball

> Preview: Right Place, Right Time


> Regionals

> Districts


Division 2

2017-18 champion: Stevensville Lakeshore


Thursday, June 13

Orchard Lake St. Mary's Preparatory 10, Muskegon Oakridge 0 (6 innings)

Logan Wood pitched a two-hit shutout and struck out 10 in six innings for the Eaglets to advance to the title game. Cole Sibley had three hits, three RBI, and scored two runs. Alex Mooney had three hits, three RBI, and scored a run.

> Box score


> St. Mary’s dominates Muskegon Oakridge in six-inning state semifinal shutout

> Michigan commit Logan Wood, Orchard Lake St. Mary's cruise into final

> Michigan LHP commit dominates as St. Mary’s rolls Oakridge in D2 baseball semis

> GRCC, St Mary's Soak in D2 Success

> Orchard Lake St. Mary's rolls to 10-0 win over Oakridge in D2 semifinal


Grand Rapids Catholic Central 3, Trenton 2

The Cougars got their go-ahead run off of a Trojans' infield error in the seventh inning, then brought pitcher Joe Collins in to seal the deal and reach the final.

> Box score


> '10th man’ pivotal in Grand Rapids Catholic Central’s win in baseball state semis

> Ninth hitter, closer key Grand Rapids CC win over Trenton

> Trenton's state title hopes dashed by Grand Rapids CC in semifinals


> Regionals

> Districts


Division 3

2018 champion: Riverview Gabriel Richard


Friday, June 14

Homer 2, Pewamo-Westphalia 1 (9 innings)

Jacob Wilson pitched 6.2 innings and allowed one run and struck out five and Zach Butters came on in relief to pitch 2.1 scoreless innings to get the win. Butters also scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth on a single by Wilson.

> Box score


> Homer, Liggett Set Up Saturday Meeting

> Homer gives coach a birthday to remember with walk-off win in Final Four

> Magical run for top-ranked Pewamo-Westphalia baseball ends in extra innings loss

> Perennial power Homer back in Final Four for first time since 2006

> Homer baseball team using past to create history this postseason

> What to know as top-ranked Pewamo-Westphalia baseball chases Division 3 state championship


Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett 5, Gladstone 0

Alec Azar tossed a two-hit shutout and struck out 12 to lift the Knights to the title game. He added two hits at the plate. Logan King blasted a two-run home run in the first inning.

> Box score


> Alec Azar lifts Grosse Pointe Liggett into final vs. Homer


> Regionals

> Districts


Division 4

2018 champion: Beal City


Friday, June 14

Petersburg Summerfield 5, Gaylord St. Mary Catholic Central 0

Brock Olmstead tossed a two-hit shutout and struck out five to lift the Bulldogs to the title game. Ethan Eyler had two hits and three RBI. Brendan Dafoe had three hits and scored three runs. Derek Clark had three hits, scored two runs, and an RBI.

> Box score


> Summerfield, Nouvel Add to Playoff Perfection

> Petersburg Summerfield, Saginaw Nouvel reach final

> Snowbirds fall in semifinals

> Not again! Snowbirds lose in state semifinal 4th-straight time


Saginaw Nouvel 4, Decatur 2

Jacob Burr got the complete-game win on the mound, allowing five hits and striking out four. Brady Anderson and Justin OsMond both had two RBI.

> Box score


> Decatur baseball’s state semifinal run a decade in the making

> Surprising Saginaw Nouvel takes confident attitude into baseball semifinal


> Regionals

> Districts



2019 MHSAA finals

Saturday, June 15

At Michigan State University


Division 1

2019 champion: Portage Northern


Portage Northern 10, Rockford 4

the Huskies pounded out 12 hits on their way to a 10-4 victory against the Rams to earn their first baseball championship.

> Box score


> Portage Northern tops Rockford, 10-4, to claim MHSAA Division 1 baseball title

> Big Bats Drive Portage Northern to 1st Title

> Like a fish falling from the sky, Portage Northern makes a splash as D1 baseball champ

> Portage Northern celebrates first state championship


Division 2

2019 champion: Orchard Lake St. Mary's Preparatory


Orchard Lake St. Mary's Preparatory 8, Grand Rapids Catholic Central 1

The Eaglets finished the season 27-0-2 over its final 29 games to claim the fourth championship in school history, and first since 2015.

> Box score


> St Mary's Completes Championship Climb

> Orchard Lake St. Mary's gets aggressive, then gets the trophy

> Orchard Lake St. Mary's baseball claims D-2 state title

> Orchard Lake St. Mary's claims MHSAA Division 2 baseball title with 8-1 win over Grand Rapids Catholic Central

> Division I recruits power Orchard Lake St. Mary’s baseball to D2 state title


Division 3

2019 champion: Homer


Homer 4, Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett 0

The Trojans scored four runs in the first inning and rode the arm of senior pitcher Zach Butters to its first championship since 2006, and third overall.

> Box score


> Homer Ends Spring with Title Celebration

> Homer blanks Grosse Pointe University Liggett, 4-0, to win MHSAA Division 3 baseball title

> State Champs! Homer wins first baseball title since 2006

> Liggett hounded early in championship loss to Homer

> Liggett falls in D-3 baseball state finals

> The legend of Homer baseball grows with another championship chapter in D3

> Homer coach and seniors offer emotional Father’s Day tribute after state title


Division 4

2019 champion: Petersburg Summerfield


Petersburg Summerfield 9, Saginaw Nouvel 0

The Bulldogs outscored opponents by a combined 89-2 in the postseason, with shutouts in each of their last three games to earn their first championship.

> Box score


> Summerfield Brings Historic End to Spring

> Petersburg Summerfield shuts out Saginaw Nouvel, 9-0, to win school's first baseball state title

> Derek Clark pitches Petersburg Summerfield to state title

> Petersburg Summerfield’s pitcher extends ‘outrageous’ scoreless streak in D4 baseball final


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