This is the Game of the Week in the Huron League and one of the top games in the state in week nine. Lansing Catholic (7-1) is coming off of a 41-6 victory over Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard while SMCC (8-0) defeated rival Monroe Jefferson 49-7. The Cougars won last season's week nine match up 27-22. The overall series is tied at one a piece.
Lansing Catholic is led by QB Tony Poljan. The senior has thrown for 1,169 yards and 12 TD's while rushing for 778 yards and 16 TD's. Poljan's main target through the air is senior Tony Palmer. The defense is led by senior LB's Peter Galer and Caaolan Keenan.
SMCC is led on offense by senior RB Justin Carrabino. senior QB Austin Burger has done a great job of running the Falcon offense. Defensively, the Monroe Catholics are giving up just 13 ppg are led by junior LB Justin LaPlante and senior DE Riley Woolford.
This should be a great game. It is a definite advantage for SMCC to be playing at home for many reasons. The Falcons won the last meeting in 2013 at Navarre Field by a score of 49-20. Pick LCC 32 SMCC 26