19 Lansing-Area Teams Are Playoff Bound
The Selection Sunday show wrapped up and 19 Lansing area teams know their playoff fate and will start the second season on the road to Ford Field.
Here they are:
Grand Ledge at Grandville
East Lansing at DeWitt
Fowlerville at Mason
Williamston at Sexton
Battle Creek Pennfield at Lake Odessa Lakewood
Belding at Ithaca
Grand Rapids West Catholic at Lansing Catholic
Grandville Calvin Christian at Portland
Olivet at Berrien Springs
Stockbridge at Ida
Montrose at Laingsburg
Hesperia at Pewamo-Westphalia
Dansville at Homer
Fowler at Royal Oak Shrine Catholic
Lawrence at Portland St. Patrick's
Webberville at Deckerville
In the 8-man football bracket, Portland St. Patrick's will host Lawrence in Region 3, while Webberville has to hit the road to Deckerville for their first round matchup in Region 4.
In division 8, there is one Lansing area representative, Fowler travels all the way to Royal Oak to take on Royal Oak Shrine Catholic in Region 3.
Division 7 has a pair of Lansing area representatives, state runner-up Pewamo-Westphalia will host Hesperia in Region 1. Dansville will be on the road at Homer in Region 3.
Division 6 has a single representative, Laingsburg hosts Montrose in Region 3.
Division 5 sees newly promoted Ithaca in Region 1 hosting Belding. Lansing Catholic is hosting Grand Rapids West Catholic and Portland is hosting Grandville Calvin Christian both in Region 3 District 1. Olivet is in District 2 on the road at Berrien Springs. Stockbridge is at Ida in Region 4 of this division.
Division 4 features a first round matchup between Williamston and Lansing Sexton in Region 2, Lake Odessa Lakewood potentially awaits the winner of that matchup if they can get by Battle Creek Pennfield.
Division 3 has an all Lansing area district. East Lansing travels to Dewitt and Fowlerville heads to Mason all in Region 3 District 1.
In Division 1 the Lansing area's lone representative Grand Ledge has to travel out to the west side to take on Grandville in Region 1.
5-4 Lansing area teams not making the cut: Holt, Jackson, St. John's and Perry.
We will announce our game of the week for the pre-district round sometime on Monday during either the AM Game Plan (6-9 A.M.) Staudt on Sports (9 A.M.-noon) or the Mad Dog Show (3-6 P.M.) so keep it locked all day long on your trusted source for high school sports The Game 730 AM WVFN.