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Number of Macomb County football teams in line for playoff berths
Posted September 23, 2013
The 2013 Michigan High School Athletic Association state football playoffs begin with pre-district play Nov. 2, and a number of Macomb County teams are on their way to qualifying for the postseason.
According to the MHSAA, for football, postseason inclusion is determined by wins and a computer point value, calculated for each team based upon its record and strength of schedule, with the top 256 teams (including all teams with six victories if playing a nine-game schedule) qualifying. These 256 teams are then ordered by enrollment and divided into eight divisions of 32 teams each.
Each week, beginning today, C & G Sports will give you a snapshot of which local squads are in line for postseason berths. This week, we begin with teams from the Macomb Area Conference.
Macomb Area Conference (Team points per game, points allowed in parenthesis)
Clinton Township Chippewa Valley: 4-0, 2-0 MAC Red (33.0-18.5) — Ten postseason appearances since 2000
Macomb Dakota: 4-0, 2-0 (29.0-4.0) — 12 straight postseason trips
Warren Mott: 4-0, 3-0 (40.0-7.3) — Six postseason appearances over the past seven years
Port Huron High: 3-1, 3-0 (25.0-25.0) — Six straight postseason trips
Grosse Pointe North: 3-1, 2-0 (31.3-19.3) — Last playoff appearance: 2009
Macomb L’Anse Creuse North: 3-1, 1-1 (31.8-29.3) — Two playoff berths since 2000: 2007, 2012
Marine City: 4-0, 2-0 (46.3-19.8) — 15 straight postseason appearances, lost in 2007 Division 4 title game
St. Clair: 4-0, 2-0 (57.0-14.8) — Six playoff berths since 2000
Marysville: 3-1, 2-0 (40.5-23.0) — Four playoff trips over the last five years
Madison Heights Madison: 4-0, 3-0 (39.5-9.0) — Eight straight postseason appearances, lost in 2006 Division 5 championship game
Warren Woods Tower: 3-1, 2-1 (37.5-20.5) — Last playoff appearance: 2007
St. Clair Shores South Lake: 3-1, 2-1 (28.3-22.3) — Three straight postseason berths
Clinton Township Clintondale: 4-0, 2-0 (40.8-6.5) — Three playoff trips over the last five years
Clawson: 3-1, 2-0 (39.0-23.0) — Five playoff appearances since 2000
Michigan Charter School Conference
Warren Michigan Collegiate: 3-1, 2-0 (36.5-9.5) — Four straight playoff trips, lost in 2010 Division 7 state semifinal
Michigan Independent Athletic Conference
Sterling Heights Parkway Christian: 3-1, 1-1 (24.0-12.0) — Four playoff appearances since 2006
Historical information courtesy www.michigan-football.com
About the author
Staff Writer Jason Carmel Davis covers prep sports throughout Macomb County. Jason has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2011 and graduated from Michigan State University.
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