MARQUETTE- Munising Mustangs running back Garrett Blank accounted for five touchdowns, as Munising defeated Forest Park, 43-14 in a MHSAA Division 8 football playoff game at the Superior Dome.
Blank ran for four touchdowns and passed for another. Alex Hill caught two touchdown passes for Munising, who moves on to face Beal City in the state semifinals next week.
The Mustangs (11-1) and Aggies (10-2) have never played each other. The game date, time, and location has yet to be determined.
In Menominee, the Maroons held on for the 43-35 win vs. Freeland. Menominee (12-0) will face Grand Rapids West Catholic (12-0) in the state semifinals next week. The two teams clashed in the Division 5 state championship game last year, 27-14. The game date, time, and location between GRWC and Menominee has yet to be determined.
MENOMINEE 43 Freeland 35
Munising 43 FOREST PARK 14
MICHIGAN TECH 59 Lake Erie 14
NORTHERN MICHIGAN 66 Findlay 38
Michigan Tech 4 BEMIDJI STATE 2
FINLANDIA MEN 4 St. Scholastica 3
Marian 6 FINLANDIA WOMEN 1
MARQUETTE ROYALES 6 Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings 4
MTU Women 59 MINNESOTA DULUTH 58
NMU Women 49 Minnesota State-Moorhead 46
Indianapolis 88 NMU Men 51
LAKELAND 92 Finlandia Men 55