Unbeatens Cass Tech, Crockett and Douglass lead eight-team PSL football playoff field

The Detroit Public School League football playoffs begin Friday and Saturday with a pair of semifinal games each day that will advance the winners into next weekend’s league championship games October 22-23.

Teams qualifying for the playoffs include the top two finishers in each of the league’s four divisions and will result in the crowning of a Division I-II league champion and a Division III-IV league champion.

The playoff schedule:
Division III-IV and Division I-II Semifinals, Friday at King High School: Douglass (7-0) vs. Finney (2-5), 5 p.m.; Cass Tech (7-0) vs. Cody (6-1), 7:30 p.m.

Division III-IV and Division I-II Semifinals, Saturday at Northwestern High School: Southwestern (5-2) vs. Central (4-3), noon; Crockett (7-0) vs. King (6-1), 2:30 p.m.

Division III-IV Championship Game, Saturday, October 23, 12 p.m. at Northwestern High School: Douglass-Finney winner vs. Southwestern-Central winner

Division I-II Championship Game, Saturday, October 23, 2:30 p.m. at Northwestern High School: Cass Tech-Cody winner vs. Crockett-King winner

League non-playoff qualifier crossover games will be held Friday (October 15) and are all 4 p.m. starts: Denby (0-7) at Northwestern (1-6); Pershing (3-4) at Southeastern (3-3); Osborn (0-6) at Kettering (1-6); Renaissance (3-4) at Mumford (3-4); Western (3-4) at Ford (1-6).

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