Grand Rapids South Christian 38, Three Rivers 14
Constantine 49, Hillsdale 35
Muskegon Catholic Central 28, Mendon 6
Regional championships and a berth to the state’s Final Four in their respective divisions are on the line for three area high school football teams.
Sporting an 8-3 record, the Three Rivers Wildcats will travel to play Grand Rapids South Christian, also 8-3, in District 4 regional action tonight at 7 o’clock.
In District 6, Constantine will again play a road game and – for the second consecutive weekend – challenge an undefeated team. The 9-2 Falcons will tangle with the 11-0 Hillsdale Hornets, also at 7 p.m. today.
And in Division 8, Mendon will face a post-season rematch against 8-3 Muskegon Catholic Central in Mendon for the second year in a row. The contest takes place at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Mendon boasts an 11-0 record and has won 25 consecutive games. The Hornets topped MCC a year ago in the second round of the playoffs, 28-21,
Three St. Joseph County-based high school football teams are district champions following action over the weekend.
Three Rivers, Constantine and Mendon have moved on to the field of eight in their respective divisions. Three Rivers and Constantine picked up road wins Friday night, with victories at Williamston and Schoolcraft, respectively.
Meanwhile, Mendon defended its home field during a battle of previously unbeaten teams in a matinee contest Saturday against Climax-Scotts.
Sporting an 8-3 record, Three Rivers will travel to play Grand Rapids South Christian, also 8-3, in District 4 regional action at 7 p.m. Friday.
In District 6, Constantine will again play a road game and, for the second consecutive weekend, challenge an undefeated team. The 9-2 Falcons will tangle with the 11-0 Hillsdale Hornets, also at 7 p.m. Friday.
And in Division 8, Mendon is sporting an 11-0 record after handing Climax-Scotts its first loss of the season. The Hornets, who have won 25 consecutive games, will face a post-season rematch against 8-3 Muskegon Catholic Central in Mendon for the second year in a row with a regional championship on the line. Their contest also takes place at 7 p.m. Friday.
Three Rivers 33, Williamston 13
Constantine 40, Schoolcraft 27
Mendon 28, Climax-Scotts 6
A trio of area high school football teams will move on to the second week of the playoffs after posting wins over the weekend.
Three Rivers will hit the road to play Williamston after the Wildcats upset Battle Creek Pennfield Friday night, 20-14.
Meanwhile, Constantine also gained a road win Friday, beating Watervliet, 48-33. The Falcons will face a stiff test next, as they head to Schoolcraft to take on the undefeated Eagles.
In other action, Mendon had little trouble topping Colon Saturday afternoon, 41-0. With the win – the Hornets’ 24th in a row – Mendon is on a collision course with Climax-Scotts in a game to be played in Mendon. Both schools are 10-0 on the season.
St. Joseph Valley League member Bronson bowed out Friday night after losing to undefeated Hillsdale, 44-22.
Times and dates for the next round will be announced today by the Michigan High School Athletic Association.
Three Rivers 20, Battle Creek Pennfield 14
Schoolcraft 41, Niles Brandywine 8
Constantine 48, Watervliet 33