Crusaders Top Bulldogs in First Round of State Playoffs

L'Anse Creuse North defeated Romeo 35-21 Oct. 26 to move on to the second round of the MHSAA football playoffs.

The L’Anse Creuse North Crusaders knocked off the Romeo Bulldogs Friday night in the first round of the state playoffs. The Crusaders won by a score of 35-21 as they captured their first postseason win in school history.

At halftime, the game was all knotted up at 14 between the Crusaders and Bulldogs. LCN stormed out to a 35-14 lead in the second half, however, and their 21 unanswered points proved to be too much to overcome as the Bulldogs fell by a final score of 35-21.

The Crusaders stay in Macomb Township for round two, but head into Cougars territory as they face Dakota Friday night at 7 p.m. in the District Finals. LCN last made it to the playoffs in 2007, losing to Dakota High School, 42-16.

Dakota defeated its district rival, Chippewa Valley High School, 17-7 in round one of the playoffs.


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