SMCC (10-1) is coming off of a wild 44-40 playoff win over Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard while Clarenceville improved to 10-0 with a 31-22 win over Detroit University Prep. These two teams last met in the 2000 playoffs with the Trojans winning 25-19.
Offensively, Clarenceville is led by junior QB Jake Kubiak. Much of the offense will come from senior RB Jalen Bryant. The offensive line is led by seniors Drake Taylor and Ibn Ali.
Defensively, the Trojans give up a paltry 11 ppg. The defense is led by junior Santoy Reese and seniors Jawan Nelson and David Curvin.
SMCC will contimue with it's punishing running game. All three SMCC RB's put up gaudy numbers last week but it was the passing game that continues to surprise when needed.
Defensively, the Falcons keep giving up big numbers but do just enough to win. The rush defense has been solid during the playoffs after playing in the run happy Huron League while the pass defense is a continued work in progress.
Another tough game to figure out and it will most likely be high scoring. Clarenceville is undefeated but would have struggled to be .500 in the Huron League. Pick: SMCC 40 Clarenceville 32