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MHSAA football postseason set

Flivvs, ND at home; IM qualifies

October 22, 2012
The Daily News

EAST LANSING - Iron Mountain and North Central are both in at 5-4, Kingsford and North Dickinson host, and Forest Park heads to L'Anse.

The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced Sunday the pairings for the 2012 football playoffs.

The postseason, beginning with pre-district contests Friday and Saturday, consists of eight divisions of 32 schools each. Within each division are four regions of eight teams each; and within those regions are two Districts of four teams each.

Pre-District pairings are based on regular-season computer rankings, with the first-place team in each District hosting the fourth-place team; and the second-place team hosting the third-ranked team.

Kingsford (8-1) hosts undefeated Grayling Saturday at Flivver Field beginning at noon. North Dickinson (8-0) welcomes Bessemer (6-2) Friday at 6 p.m.

The Mountaineers, finishing 5-4 after Friday's win at Norway, head to Marquette County to face Negaunee Friday at 6 p.m. (central). The Trojans (7-2) face a road test at L'Anse (7-2) Friday at 6 p.m. (Central). North Central's task is unbeaten St. Ignace.

The weekend of Nov. 2-3 will have District Finals in the 11-Player Playoffs and Regional Finals in the 8-Player Playoffs, at the site of the highest-ranked team which was victorious in the previous round of play.

Regional Finals in the 11-Player Playoffs will take place Nov. 9-10, at the site of the highest-ranked team that was victorious in District final play. The 8-Player Playoff Semifinals will take place on Nov. 10 at prearranged sites, pairing the winners of Region 1 vs. Region 2; and the winners of Region 3 vs. Region 4.

Semifinal games in the 11-Player Playoffs will take place on Nov. 17, pairing the winners of Region 1 vs. Region 2; and the winners of Region 3 vs. Region 4 at prearranged sites.

The 8-Player Finals will take place at the Superior Dome in Marquette or Greenville High School on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m.

2012 MHSAA

Football Playoffs (U.P. schools)

11-MAN

DIVISION 2

REGION 1 - DISTRICT 1

Marquette (5-3) 67.000 at Midland (9-0) 113.778

DIVISION 3

REGION 1 -DISTRICT 1

Sault Ste. Marie (6-3) 59.405 at St. Johns (6-3) 66.222

DIVISION 5

REGION 1 - DISTRICT 1

Kingsley (6-3) 46.111 at Menominee (8-1) 97.111

Grayling (9-0) 83.556 at Kingsford (8-1) 88.750

Saturday, Oct. 27, 12 p.m.

DIVISION 6

REGION 1 - DISTRICT 1

Iron Mountain (5-4) 47.111 at Negaunee (8-1) 76.944, Friday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m.

Manistique (6-3) 47.333 at Calumet (6-3) 56.653

DIVISION 7

REGION 1 - DISTRICT 1

Lincoln Alcona (6-2) 46.222 at Ishpeming (8-1) 70.444

DIVISION 8

REGION 1 - DISTRICT 1

Bessemer (6-2) 46.611 at Felch North Dickinson (8-0) 65.206, Friday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m.

Crystal Falls Forest Park (7-2) 48.389 at L'Anse (7-2) 48.542

Friday, Oct. 26, 6 p.m.

DISTRICT 2

Powers North Central (5-4) 29.208 at St. Ignace LaSalle (9-0) 64.889

Stephenson (7-2) 47.542 at Pickford (7-2) 51.556

8-MAN

REGION 1

Engadine (4-4) 25.292 at Cedarville (9-0) 67.222

Eben Junction Superior Central (6-2) 41.444 at Rapid River (7-2) 45.889

(Available game times listed in Central)

 
 

 

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