Saline defeated Cass Tech 30-15 to advance to the state championship game for the first time.
There were many questions about this Saline football team early in the year. Friday night, in the regional final, Saline answered many of those questions by coming from behind to defeat Canton, 42-35. It’s the first regional championship in Saline football history. The Hornets advance to the MHSAA Division 1 final four to play the winner of Saturday’s Chippewa Valley-Cass Tech game.
As it is in sports everywhere the pomp and praise goes to the offense and Saline is no different, with a team that scores 40 points a game. However, as the ones that know, defense wins championships. And Friday night, it was Saline's district that came up big, time and time again in a 28-22 playoff victory.
The Saline High School varsity football team celebrated another important milestone in the 2014 season after defeating Monroe, 28-22, to win the district championship.