Cancel the football state finals. Continue reading for all the winners of all the games. Maybe that's not the most accurate way of awarding champions. But if history serves as a precedent, at least four of my selections should be standing at the end.
Here are my predictions for Divisions 1 and 2. I'll pick two divisions a day for the rest of the week.
First-round winners: Grand Ledge, Rockford, Howell, Hartland, Canton, Ann Arbor Pioneer, Livonia Stevenson, Detroit Catholic Central, Lake Orion, Romeo, Macomb Dakota, Sterling Heights Stevenson, Dearborn Fordson, Detroit Henry Ford, Detroit Southeastern, Detroit Cass Tech.
District champs: Rockford, Howell, Canton, Detroit Catholic Central, Lake Orion, Macomb Dakota, Dearborn Fordson, Detroit Cass Tech.
Regional champs: Rockford, Detroit Catholic Central, Macomb Dakota, Dearborn Fordson.
State finalists: Detroit Catholic Central vs. Macomb Dakota
State champion: Detroit Catholic Central
First-round winners: Bay City Western, Midland, Davison, Flushing, Muskegon, Hudsonville, Lowell, Caledonia, Birmingham Brother Rice, Auburn Hills Avondale, Warren DeLaSalle, Grosse Pointe North, Southfield, Dearborn, Southgate Anderson, Wyandotte Roosevelt.
District champs: Midland, Davison, Muskegon, Lowell, Brother Rice, DeLaSalle, Southfield, Roosevelt.
Regional champs: Davison, Muskegon, DeLaSalle, Southfield.
State finalists: Muskegon vs. DeLaSalle
State champion: Muskegon
Coming Wednesday: Divisions 3 and 4