Posted On: 01/21/21 10:32 AM

Since 2016, Grand Rapids Catholic Central has been one of the most dominant programs in the state with a record of 61-4 and Division 4 state championships in 16’, 17’ and 19’ with a runners-up finish in 18’. Now in Division 5, the Cougars face a Frankenmuth team playing in its first-ever state title game. This will be the second-ever meeting between Frankenmuth and Catholic Central, with the first being a 41-7 semifinal win for the Cougars in the 1987 Class B playoffs.

Both Catholic Central and Frankenmuth have dynamic quarterbacks and a number of weapons at the skill positions fueling its offenses. Catholic Central’s Joey SilveriJoeySilveri6'0" | QBGrand Rapids Catholic Central | 2022StateMI has torched opposing defenses this season, passing for 1,730 yards and 29 touchdowns and rushing for 468 yards and four touchdowns. Frankenmuth’s offensive attack features a one-two punch in quarterback Davin Reif and running back Cole Lindow, who’ve combined to rush for over 2,000 yards. Needless to say, The 2021 Division 5 State Championship should be one of the higher-scoring state title games this weekend. Below, I’ll get into the top prospects for each team, keys to the game, and my prediction.

Playoff Road

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