Pioneer, Ypsilanti and Manchester end regular season with win; 9 other county schools lose
Melanie Maxwell | AnnArbor.com
Pioneer and Manchester, both MHSAA playoff qualifiers, won postseason tuneups and now await their playoff opponent. Matchups will be announced Sunday night.
Ypsilanti also ended its season on a high note, beating Detroit Community 50-0.
Nine other county teams weren't as fortunate. Father Gabriel Richard wraps up the county's regular season with a Prep Bowl game at Ford Field on Saturday.
Here's a compilation of our coverage of the 12 Friday night games (links will be updated as information is available):
Pioneer 20, Livonia Franklin 0: Drake Johnson rushed for three scores and the defense did the rest as the Pioneers won their seventh straight. (Story | Photo Gallery)
Dearborn 30, Skyline 27: Eagles lose on field goal as time expires. (Story)
Flint Carman-Ainsworth 38, Huron 7: River Rats cap off worst season since 1973. (Story)
Hartland 14, Lincoln 13: Lincoln goes for two and the win, gets none...and a loss. (Story)
Ypsilanti 50, Detroit Community 0: Austin Sanders switches to quarterback, leads Phoenix to second win of season. (Story)
Novi 42, Saline 21: Hornets' outside chance of making the playoffs eliminated. (Story)
Haslett 24, Chelsea 13: Bulldogs unable to fight back from 24-0 deficit. (Story)
Pinckney 37, Dexter 14: Three interceptions and three fumbles doom the Dreadnaughts. (Story)
Ida 21, Willow Run 20: Flyers' second half comeback falls just short. (Story)
Manchester 26, Hillsdale 13: Flying Dutchmen almost guaranteed a home playoff game after improving to 8-1. (Story | Photo Gallery)
Petersburg-Summerfield 35, Whitmore Lake 12: Trojans finish 1-6 in Tri-County Conference play. (Story)
South Lyon East 24, Milan 7: Big Reds finish season 1-8. (Story)
SOCCER PLAYOFFS COVERAGE
DISTRICTS ROUNDUP: Pioneer wins, Dexter advances, Ypsilanti delayed, Chelsea eliminated in soccer districts. (Story)