Maroons bow out of playoffs vs. Falcons

MARQUETTE- For nearly three quarters, the Menominee Maroons stayed right with Grand Rapids West Catholic Saturday at the Superior Dome. The Falcons were able to pull away in the fourth quarter for the 42-24 win in their Division 5 state semifinal. West Catholic has ended Menominee’s season each of the last five years.

Falcons quarterback Travis Russell threw for five touchdowns against the Maroons. West Catholic advances to the Division 5 state championship game next week against Lansing Catholic. The Maroons finish the season with a 12-1 record.