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Madison football beats Lamphere 35-0

Eagles win 44th edition of rivalry game, MAC Silver title

October 12, 2012

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Madison Heights High running back Napoleon Harris celebrates after the Eagles topped Madison Heights Lamphere Oct. 12.

MADISON HEIGHTS — Coming into Friday's matchup between Lamphere and Madison, both teams had identical records of 3-1, which along with St. Clair Shores South Lake put them at the top of the Macomb Area Conference Silver Division.

Something had to give, and it was the Eagles who will remain on top, following a 35-0 victory over the Rams. It was Madison's fourth win in a row over its crosstown rival, giving the Eagles an overall edge of 26-17-1 in the series.

The win increases Madison's overall record to 7-1 (4-1 MAC Silver), and drops the Rams to 3-5 (3-2 MAC Silver).

Madison has already clinched a playoff spot, and is scheduled to play its last game of the regular season at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in a road game against New Haven.

Lamphere is next scheduled to be in action at noon Oct. 20 in a road game against Center Line.

UPDATE: Madison has clinched the MAC Silver Division title outright after Warren Woods Tower defeated South Lake.

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