Clinton and SMCC have met 7 times previously with the Falcons winning 6 of them.  These 2 teams last met in the 2015 pre-districts with Clinton taking that one 14-10.  Clinton would go on to Ford Field, falling to Ithaca in the Finals. Clinton has made the playoffs 11 out of the last 13 seasons and hold a playoff record of 17-18.  SMCC has made the playoffs 16 of the last 19 seasons and hold a playoff record of 45-20.

Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central Falcons(8-2 Huron, 7-2 overall)

SMCC gets things done through the ground in their Full House T offense, averaging 31.4 PPG while giving up 21.5. Offensively the Falcons are led by:

Junior FB Alex Morgan(6’0″ 180 lbs) 978 yards on 116 carries, 10 TD.
Junior RB Sam Cousino(6’2″ 220 lbs) 706 yards on 97 carries, 10 TD.
Senior RB John Ritchie(6’0″ 185 lbs) 604 yards on 109 carries, 7 TD.

Clearing the path are:
Junior T, Connor Bogdanski(6’3″ 260lbs)
Senior G, Briggs Hehl(6’0″ 205 lbs)
Senior TE Bryce Iott(6’4″ 260 lbs)
Junior T James Hawkins(5’8″ 230 lbs)
Junior C Brendan Sloan

Defensively leading the Falcons are:
Junior DE, Gus Flint(6’0″ 200 lbs) 49 tackles, 12 for loss.
Junior MLB, Sam Cousino(6’2: 220 lbs) 68 tackles.
Junior DT, Mason Gullen(6’3″ 240 lbs)
Senior LB Toby Huber(6’0″ 195lbs

The Falcons hold a 2-2 record vs playoff teams and is fronted by Head Coach Adam Kipf.

Clinton Redskins(6-1 Tri-County, 8-2 overall)
Clinton boasts a high powered offense primarily out of the Full House T, averaging 41.5 PPG.
Offensively the Redskins are led by:
Junior QB Dylan Settles(6’0″ 170lbs) 741 yards on 89 carries 12 TD. 23-49 402yds 2 TD.
RB Jack Voll  687 yards on 83 carries 12 TD.
RB Christian Minard 519 yards on 76 carries 10 TD
Up front for Clinton:
Senior T Conner Brodie(6’0″ 270lbs)
Senior T Brandt Brown
Senior G William Baker(5’9″ 274lbs)
Defensively ,giving up 23.9 PPG, the Redskins are led by:
Senior MLB Christian Korte(5’10” 170 lbs) 44 tackles, 4 for loss.
Senior S Clay Langer(5’7″ 150 lbs) 43 tackles 1 INT
Jeffrey Konz 39 tackles, 7 for loss, 1 sack.
The Redskins hold a 2-2 record vs playoff teams and led by Head Coach Jeremy Fielder.
This will be the 4th playoff meeting between Clinton and SMCC since 2007.  A nice little rivalry has built up over the years between these two.  Rain may be  on the slate for Friday, ball security will be paramount.  T vs T, who does it better? 
Chris’ Pick: SMCC 40 Clinton 28
Gary’s Pick: SMCC 40 Clinton 28
Frank’s Pick: SMCC 32 Clinton 28

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