Portage Northern’s bid for a third straight district title was thwarted at East Lansing as the Huskies fell to the undefeated Trojans 42-14. Jayden Myers had both Huskies TDs in the fourth quarter.
With the defeat, PN finishes at 7-2 and will graduate seniors TJ Coon, AJ Harris, Jaleel Williams, Kyle McMaster, Jace Whintly, Maxwell Zigterman, Daniel Boaz, Anthony Tyus III, Landon Ashmore, Al Anderson, Max White, Chris McManus, Jonathan Hernandez, Garrett Frayer, and Austin Spence.
East Lansing (8-0) will host defending state champion Muskegon Mona Shores in next week’s regional final.
Statistics from Friday’s game were not reported.