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Detroit Loyola too much for Southfield Christian, rolls to 50-7 victory in D-7 regional final
November 15, 2013
DETROIT — The team favored to win a Division 7 state title proved to be human Friday night.
For a moment, anyway.
Despite allowing the first touchdown of the 2013 postseason, Detroit Loyola kept its march toward Ford Field alive and well, claiming the program its second consecutive regional championship with a 50-7 victory against Southfield Christian.
“That’s a tough football team right there,” Southfield Christian coach Larry Weiss said after the game, played at the University of Detroit Jesuit. “They are big, physical, strong, well coached, and they just keep coming at you. It’s the type of team you want to be someday.”
After winning its first two playoff games by a combined 103-0, Loyola jumped out to a 23-0 lead in the first quarter Friday night.
The Eagles answered, though, when senior quarterback Jonathan Springer capped the first drive of the second quarter with a rushing touchdown making things a bit tigheter at 23-7.
“That was huge,” Weiss said. “The guys were so happy. I mean, this was a team that hadn’t given up anything, and we were right back in the game.”
The momentum was short lived, however, as Loyola went right back down the field and scored on its next possession to go up 30-7.
The dagger, though, came with just 32 seconds remaining in the first half, when, after the Eagles turned the ball over on downs, Mideyin Wilson rushed 60 yards for a score and 36-7 halftime lead.
Loyola added another touchdown on its first drive of the third, and then capped the scoring in the fourth when Keith Graves intercepted a Springer pass in the end zone and returned it 106 yards for a 50-7 lead.
“They are a one-dimensional team, as far as they don’t throw the ball,” Weiss said. “But we couldn’t stop the run. That was the difference.”
Loyola, now 12-0, faces either Decatur High (8-3) or Homer High (10-1) in a Nov. 23 semifinal.
The Bulldogs lost in the 2012 state final 20-14 to Ishpeming High.
Ishpeming (11-0) hosts Lake City High (10-1) Saturday afternoon in a regional.
Southfield Christian (10-2) was playing in a regional final for the first time ever.
The Eagles won their first two playoff games in program history this season.
“There’s a lot of tears over there, but they are tears of joy,” Weiss said of his guys. “Nobody thought we’d ever be here.”
September 28, 2015
Farmington Hills Harrison
Farmington Hills Harrison earned the honor after beating Southfield High 17-14 at home in a battle for first place in the Oakland Activities Association White Division. The win put the Hawks 4-0 (4-1 overall) in the division, a game ahead of Southfield. After trailing 14-7 at the half, Harrison scored 10 unanswered points, capped off by a 27-yard field goal by Alex Bolstrum with 10:57 left in the game. In the last four meetings between these rivals, each team has won twice with a 4.5 average margin of victory.