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Detroit King (13-0)
Colors: Black and gold
How they got here: Beat U-D Jesuit, 35-24; beat Wyandotte Roosevelt, 42-6; beat Detroit East English Village, 26-12; beat Livonia Franklin, 40-6.
Key players: WR/DB Donnie Corley (6-2, 185), DB/WR Lavert Hill (5-11, 175), QB/DB Armani Posey (6-1, 200), DL Leon Page (6-3, 240).
Coach Dale Harvel: “I think what has been great about this year is we haven’t peaked or valleyed this year. We’ve been real consistent with our play.”
Colors: Red and White
Nickname: Red Arrows
How they got here: Beat Battle Creek Lakeview, 49-6; beat Byron Center, 48-17; beat Muskegon, 36-7; beat Walled Lake Western, 49-34.
Key players: LB/RB Max Dean, QB Ryan Stevens, WR/DB Gabe Steed; LB/RB Nathan Stephens, WR/S Sawyer Olesko, DE Nicholas Kloosterman.
Coach Noel Dean: “There have been so many people that have helped our family and our community and been a part of this.”
1 p.m. Saturday
Colors: Red and white
How they got here: Beat Clarkston, 28-14; beat Lapeer, 34-14; beat Novi Detroit Catholic Central, 40-29; beat Grand Ledge, 48-21.
Key players: WR/DB Brad Tanner, TE/LB Mitch Heimbuch, QB Paul Hurley, RB/SS Lucas Schimon, C Ryan Truax, DT Hunberto Flores, DT Jake Herndon.
Co-Coach Jason Couch: “This is a great opportunity for our team and community and we are excited to advance.”
Detroit Cass Tech (11-2)
Colors: Green and white
How they got here: Beat Warren Mott, 39-7; beat Dearborn Fordson, 45-13; beat Macomb Dakota, 16-10; beat Canton, 48-41.
Key players: NG/OG Michael Owenue (6-3, 365), FS/WR Demetric Vance Jr. (6-2, 210), Jr. WR/FS Donovan Peoples-Jones (6-3, 190), SS/RB Jaylen Kelly-Powell (6-foot, 190), DT Edrick Mathews (6-3, 285).
Coach Thomas Wilcher: “We have a system and we stay with it. These guys put in the work. Cass Tech has been a year of building bonds of fellowship, to bring players closer together as a family. We needed a team that could feed off each other’s positive energy; we had to bring our players closer together to make them feel like brothers, not just players on a team filling a roster.”
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