The Michigan High School State Football Playoff Brackets were released earlier Sunday evening and three area football teams will open play Friday night in hopes for a trip to Ford Field Thanksgiving weekend.
Saline will host Kalamazoo Central Friday night at 7:00 PM in Division 1. The Hornets are the #1 seed in the Region and could have up to three home games before the quarterfinals.
Dexter will be making its first-ever playoff appearance in a Division 2 matchup at South Lyon Friday night at 7:00 PM. South Lyon has the most playoff points out of any team in Division 2 and it will take the Dreadnaughts best shot to pull off the upset.
Chelsea will open Division 4 action at Grosse Ile Friday night at 7:00 PM. The Bulldogs will have a big task of knocking off undefeated Grosse Ile for a chance to move on.
Other SEC teams to qualify for the playoffs were Jackson, Monroe, and Bedford.