MHSAA state football finals capsules (Saturday’s games)

MHSAA STATE FOOTBALL FINALS CAPSULES

Saturday’s games

DIVISION 7
Ishpeming (12-1) vs. Detroit Loyola (13-0), 10 a.m.

Ishpeming
Coach: Jeff Olson.
Playoff history: Qualified for the playoffs 11 straight seasons.

Detroit Loyola
Coach: John Callahan.
Playoff history: First time qualified for the playoffs.

DIVISION 1
Detroit Catholic Central (9-4) vs. Detroit Cass Tech (11-2), 1 p.m.

Detroit Catholic Central
Coach: Tom Mach.
Playoff history: One of the most storied programs in the state has won 10 state titles. This is a rematch of last year’s Division 1 game, which Cass Tech won 49-13.

Detroit Cass Tech
Coach: Thomas Wilcher.
Playoff history: The defending Division 1 state champs have qualified for the playoffs 14 times.

DIVISION 5
Grand Rapids West Catholic (10-3) vs. Portland (12-1), 4:30 p.m.

Grand Rapids West Catholic
Coach: Dan Rohn.
Playoff history: Won a state title in 2010. Qualified for the playoffs 10 straight seasons.

Portland
Coach: John Novara.
Playoff history: Qualified for playoffs 10 straight seasons.

DIVISION 3
Grand Rapids Christian (12-1) vs. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (11-2), 7:30 p.m.

Grand Rapids Christian
Coach: Don Fellows.
Playoff history: Qualified for the playoffs three straight seasons and eight times since 2002.

Orchard Lake St. Mary’s
Coach: George Porritt.
Playoff history: Defending state champions have won five state titles. Missed playoffs two of the last 26 seasons.

 

 

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