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Detroit Public School League
2022 Girls Basketball Championship

 

Monday, February 21, 2022, at Oakland University, Auburn Hills

2021 Public School League Girls Basketball Champions: Detroit Renaissance

Head coach: Shane Lawal  l  Assistant coaches: Joya Puryear, Marques Johnson, Quntell Foster

Players: Juniors: Azaria Huggins, Kiyla Brooks, Kalyn Southern, Mikayla Coleman, Aubrey Johnson; Sophomores: Harmonie Bolton, Nyana Pharr, Makayla Johnson, Gabby Gooden, Christian Sanders; Freshmen: Marhea Bradshaw, Imani Johnson

Detroit Renaissance wins PSL girls basketball championship

Detroit Renaissance held off Detroit Mumford 48-36 to win the Detroit Public School League Girls Basketball Championship, its second in three seasons. Against Mumford, Renaissance led 15-8 after one quarter and 26-16 at halftime. Mumford cut the lead to 37-31 after three quarters. Sophomore Christine Sanders scored 13 points and sophomore Makayla Johnson had 12 points to lead the Phoenix. Freshman Imani Johnson added 10 points in the win. Renaissance (14-5) beat Mumford (8-7) 67-56 on Jan. 24. Renaissance had to forfeit in last year’s PSL tournament due to a COVID-19 quarantine. But the Phoenix returned for the Michigan High School Athletic Association playoffs, advancing to the title game, falling to Hudsonville.

 

> Detroit Renaissance girls use big run to beat Mumford, win PSL championship

> Renaissance takes PSL title game in style, defeating Mumford, 48-36

> Detroit Renaissance’s defense shines in 48-36 win over Detroit Mumford for PSL title

SEMIFINALS

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Detroit Mumford4 37, Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.6 14

Cherish Jefferson had 13 points, five steals, and three rebounds to lead the Mustangs to the PSL final. Amelia Levine and Ce'Niyah Williams both scored seven points in the victory.

Detroit Renaissance2 76,
Detroit Cody5 36

Sophomore Christian Sanders scored 19 points for the Phoenix. Makayla Johnson had 14 points. Imani Johnson added 12 points and Harmonie Bolton scored 11 points in the victory.

 

QUARTERFINALS

Monday, February 14, 2022

Detroit Mumford4 50, Detroit Cass Technical1 44

Cherish Jefferson had 20 points to lead the Mustangs, including nine in the fourth quarter. Samiyah Jefferson scored nine points. Ce'Niyah Williams and Amelia Levine both added six points in the win.

Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.6 51, Detroit East English Village7 22

Senior Taeyana Taylor scored 22 points to lead the Crusaders. Sophomore Charez Lewis had 13 points. Junior Brianna Hughes added 10 points in the victory.

Detroit Cody5 63, Detroit Southeastern1 21

Aiyanna Tanksley scored 50 points and added 20 rebounds for the Comets. Serenity Howard added 10 points in the victory.

Detroit Renaissance2 64, Detroit Denby3 30

Sophomore Christian Sanders had 21 points, four assists and five steals to lead the Phoenix. Junior Kiyla Brooks had 10 points, five rebounds, and three steals in the win.

 

ROUND OF 16

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Detroit Cass Technical1, Detroit Southeastern1 (Bye)

Detroit Mumford4 55, Detroit Communication & Media Arts5 3

Detroit East English Village7 38, Detroit Henry Ford2 28

Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.6 48, Detroit Central3 44

Detroit Cody5 46,
Detroit Osborn4 18

Detroit Renaissance2 76, Detroit Davis Aerospace7 0

Detroit Denby3 66, Detroit Pershing6 12

2022 ALL-DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOL LEAGUE TEAMS

First team

Aiyanna Tanksley, Detroit Cody

Samiyah Jefferson, Detroit Mumford

Taylor Williams, Detroit Cass Technical

Taylor Sullivan, Detroit Denby

Taih Walker, Detroit Pershing

Second team

Daizoriah Walker, Detroit Pershing

Cherish Jefferson, Detroit Mumford

Christian Sanders, Detroit Renaissance

Maya Anderson, Detroit Cass Technical

Makayla Johnson, Detroit Renaissance

Third team

Erisha Chambers Jones, Detroit Southeastern

Serenity Howard, Detroit Cody

Aniya Owens, Detroit Southeastern

Katoria Collins, Detroit Henry Ford

Breshay Holley, Detroit Denby

Honorable mention

Emani Goodwin, Detroit Central

NaVaeh Williams, Detroit Henry Ford

 

Detroit Public School League Miss Basketball: Aiyanna Tanksley, Detroit Cody

Past DETROIT PUBLIC SCHOOL LEAGUE champions

2022: Detroit Renaissance

Head coach: Shane Lawal

At the O'rena, Oakland University, Auburn  Hills

Defeated Detroit Mumford, 48-36

2021: Detroit Cody1

Head coach: Antonio Baker

At Detroit Renaissance

Defeated Detroit Cass Technical (no contest*)

2020: Detroit Renaissance

Head coach: Shane Lawal

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Cass Technical, 80-56

2019: Detroit Mumford2

Head coach: Kareem Hogan

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Martin Luther King Jr., 59-49

2018: Detroit Mumford1

Head coach: Kareem Hogan

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Renaissance, 60-58

 

2017: Detroit Detroit Cass Technical

Head coach: William Winfield

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Mumford, 56-33

2016: Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.

Head coach: William Winfeld

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Renaissance, 68-66

2015: Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.

Head coach: William Winfeld

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Cass Technical, 66-53

2014: Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.

Head coach: William Winfeld

At Calihan Hall, University of Detroit Mercy

Defeated Detroit Cass Technical, 51-41

* No contest was due to COVID-19 quarantine