2019 Football Preview: Clinton Township Clintondale

2018 Record: 3-6

By: C & G Sports Staff | C&G Newspapers | Published July 12, 2019


vs. Detroit Southeastern (8-4) — 7 p.m. Aug. 29
The opener marks the second straight year that Clintondale and Southeastern will start their seasons against one another. The Dragons won last year’s matchup 20-8. The Jungaleers are 0-9 all-time against teams from the Macomb Area Conference.

at Warren Fitzgerald (3-6) — 7 p.m. Sept. 6
Clintondale is 7-6 against Fitzgerald, but the Spartans have won the last four meetings (2014-17) by an average of 7 points per game.

at Warren Lincoln (3-6) — 7 p.m. Sept. 13
Clintondale’s first game back in the MAC Bronze is against an opponent it has dominated. The Dragons are 12-3 against the Abes.

vs. Center Line High (4-5) — 7 p.m. Sept. 20
Clintondale is 11-3 all-time against Center Line. The Dragons haven’t lost to the Panthers since 2005.

vs. New Haven High (2-7) — 7 p.m. Sept. 27
The Dragons have a 10-1 mark against the Rockets and have won the last three meetings by a combined score of 86-23.

at Madison Heights Madison (13-1) — 7 p.m. Oct. 4
Madison knocked off Clintondale 38-16 in Week 8 last season on its way to the Division 7 state final. The Dragons are 0-4 against the Eagles.

at Madison Heights Lamphere (1-8) — 7 p.m. Oct. 11
A win for Clintondale over Lamphere would even the series at eight wins apiece. The Dragons have won three of the last four matchups, with the Rams taking the most recent battle, in 2017, 28-20.

vs. Clawson High (6-4) — 7 p.m. Oct. 18
Clintondale and Clawson have faced off four times since the start of the 2012 season, and the Dragons have won each time. Clintondale’s average margin of victory in those four contests is 28 points.

vs. Hazel Park High (0-9) — 7 p.m. Oct. 25
Clintondale’s regular-season finale comes against the newest MAC team. Hazel Park joins the league after a number of years as a member of the Oakland Activities Association. The Vikings are 1-6 against the MAC since the start of the 2014 season. Clintondale beat Hazel Park 30-14 in 2017.