Michigan High School Athletic Association
2019 Football Championships

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Division 8

Championship

2019 MHSAA Division 8 champion: Reading

At Ford Field, Detroit

Friday, November 29, 2019

No. 1 Reading (13-1) 33, Beal City (12-2) 6

> Final stats

 

> Reading repeats as Div. 8 state champ, 33-6, over Beal City

> 5 takeaways from Reading’s dominant win against Beal City in D8 final

> Reading defeats Beal City, 33-6

> Reading dominates Beal City for second straight title

> Reading Reaches Next Level with Repeat

> Reading rolls, tops Beal City in D8 state final

> Bailey: ‘I couldn’t do it’ without assistant coaches

> Reading Marching Band brings ‘Ranger Pride’ to Detroit

> Ranger seniors ‘earn their own legacy’ with repeat title

> Back-to-Back: Versatile Rangers roll Beal City, 33-6, to repeat as D8 Champs

> State champ Reading watched Affholter twins grow into big kids in a small town

 

Semifinals

Photo: Mt. Pleasant Morning Sun

Beal City's Wade Wilson runs for a gain against Ubly on Saturday.

Photo: Lansing State Journal

Reading's Elijah Strine (30) runs for a gain against Folwer on Saturday.

At Mt. Pleasant

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Beal City (12-1) 21,

No. 10 Ubly (10-3) 20

> Instant Classic: Beal City advances to D8 state title game

> Beal City ends Ubly's state title hopes

> Matchup set for high school football D8 finals as Reading, Beal City advance

 

At Battle Creek Harper Creek

Saturday, November 23, 2019

No. 1 Reading (12-1) 62,

No. 7 Fowler (11-2) 18

> Fowler's turnaround season ends with 62-18 loss to Reading in the D8 state semifnals

> Rangers make statement to clinch Ford Field return

 

Regionals/districts

Region 1

Final

At Beal City

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Beal City (11-1) 27,

Ishpeming (9-3) 14

> Beal City runs over Ishpeming, advances to D8 semifinals

> Ishpeming next up for Beal City

 

District 1

Final

Saturday, November 9, 2019

At Ishpeming

Ishpeming (9-2) 30,
Lake Linden-Hubbell (7-4) 18

 

Pre-districts

Friday, November 1, 2019

Ishpeming (8-2) 48, Bark River-Harris (5-5) 8

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Lake Linden-Hubbell (7-3) 36, West Iron County (7-3) 14

 

District 2

Final

Friday, November 8, 2019

At Johannesburg-Lewiston

Beal City (10-1) 33,

No. 3 Johannesburg-Lewiston (10-1) 20

> Aggies pull off upset, advance to D8 regional round

 

Pre-districts

Friday, November 1, 2019

No. 3 Johannesburg-Lewiston (10-0) 48, Blanchard Montabella (5-5) 0

Beal City (9-1) 49, St. Ignace (5-5) 22

 

Region 2

Final

At Ubly

Saturday, November 16, 2019

No. 10 Ubly (10-2) 56,
Saginaw Nouvel  (7-5) 36

> Saginaw Nouvel loses offensive battle in Ubly

> Ubly wins regional title, will face Beal City in state semifinals

> Ubly matches up well with Saginaw Nouvel in regional title game

 

District 1

Final

Friday, November 8, 2019

At Alma College

Saginaw Nouvel (7-4) 46,

No. 4 Breckenridge (9-2) 28

> Nouvel too much for Breckenridge in D8 district final

 

Pre-districts

Friday, November 1, 2019

No. 4 Breckenridge (9-1) 20, Carson City-Crystal (5-5) 8

Saginaw Nouvel (6-4) 33, Merrill (6-4) 13

 

District 2

Final

Saturday, November 9, 2019

At Harbor Beach

No. 10 Ubly (9-2) 34,

No. 2 Harbor Beach (10-1) 20

 

Pre-districts

Friday, November 1, 2019

No. 10 Ubly (8-2) 30, Unionville-Sebewaing (6-4) 8

> Marquee matchup in Ubly

 

Saturday, November 2, 2019

No. 2 Harbor Beach (10-0)22, Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary (6-4) 0

Region 3

Final

At Royal Oak Shrine Catholic

Saturday, November 16, 2019

No. 7 Fowler (11-1) 33,

Royal Oak Shrine Catholic (9-3) 0

> Turnovers stall Shrine in regional final loss to Fowler

> Shrine plagued by turnovers in regional final loss

> John Spicer having special debut season on sidelines leading Fowler

 

District 1

Final

Friday, November 8, 2019

At Fowler

No. 7 Fowler (10-1) 21,
Flint Beecher (6-4) 20

> Pewamo-Westphalia, Fowler, Morrice capture titles

 

Pre-districts

Friday, November 1, 2019

Flint Beecher (6-3) 52, No. 6 Clarkston Everest Collegiate (8-1) 25

No. 7 Fowler (9-1) 46, Auburn Hills Oakland Christian (7-3) 6

 

District 2

Final

Saturday, November 9, 2019

At Royal Oak Shrine Catholic

Royal Oak Shrine Catholic (9-2) 23,
Britton Deerfield (6-5) 6

> Royal Oak Shrine stifles Britton Deerfield

> Shrine turns the tables on Britton Deerfield in rematch, wins D8 district title

> BD falls in district final

 

Pre-districts

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Royal Oak Shrine Catholic (8-2) 21, Ottawa Lake Whiteford (5-5) 16

Britton Deerfield (6-4) 52, Detroit Public Safety Academy (5-5) 12

> BD back in the playoffs for first time since 2013

 

Region 4

Final

At Reading

Friday, November 15, 2019

No. 1 Reading (11-1) 26,

No. 5 Adrian Lenawee Christian (10-2) 21

> Reading edges Lenawee Christian, 26-21, to clinch second-straight regional crown

> LCS falls to defending champions Reading, 26-21

 

District 1

Final

Friday, November 8, 2019

At Reading

No. 1 Reading (10-1) 28,

D7 No. 5 Cassopolis (10-1) 6

 

Pre-districts

Friday, November 1, 2019

No. 1 Reading (9-1) 38, Mendon (7-3) 0

D7 No. 5 Cassopolis (10-0) 41, No. 9 White Pigeon (7-3) 0

 

District 2

Final

Friday, November 8, 2019

At Adrian Lenawee Christian

No. 5 Adrian Lenawee Christian (10-1) 41,
Sand Creek (8-3) 14

> LCS rolls to district title over Sand Creek

 

Pre-districts

Friday, November 1, 2019

No. 5 Adrian Lenawee Christian (9-1) 58, Concord (5-5) 0

> LCS dominates in first home playoff game

> LCS ready for first home playoff game

 

Sand Creek (8-2) 52, Addison (7-3) 24

> Sand Creek, Addison set for D8 showdown