David Goricki, Rod Beard, Eric Coughlin and Craig Yuhas of The Detroit News offer their predictions for every semifinal game in the Michigan high school football state playoffs. 

Clarkston vs. Saline

Goricki: Clarkston

Beard: Saline

Coughlin: Clarkston

Yuhas: Saline

Belleville vs. Chippewa Valley

Goricki: Chippewa Valley

Beard: Belleville

Coughlin: Chippewa Valley

Yuhas: Chippewa Valley

Midland vs. Muskegon Mona Shores

Goricki: Mona Shores

Beard: Mona Shores

Coughlin: Mona Shores

Yuhas: Mona Shores

Birmingham Groves vs. Warren De La Salle

Goricki: De La Salle

Beard: Groves

Coughlin: De La Salle

Yuhas: Groves

Zeeland East vs. Muskegon

Goricki: Muskegon

Beard: Muskegon (best bet)

Coughlin: Muskegon (best bet)

Yuhas: Muskegon (best bet)

Detroit King vs. DeWitt

Goricki: King

Beard: King

Coughlin: King

Yuhas: King

Grand Rapids CC vs. Edwardsburg

Goricki: Grand Rapids CC

Beard: Grand Rapids CC

Coughlin: Grand Rapids CC

Yuhas: Grand Rapids CC

Chelsea vs. Williamston

Goricki: Chelsea

Beard: Chelsea

Coughlin: Chelsea

Yuhas: Williamston

Unity Christian vs. Saginaw Swan Valley

Goricki: Swan Valley

Beard: Swan Valley

Coughlin: Swan Valley

Yuhas: Swan Valley

Marine City vs. Portland

Goricki: Marine City

Beard: Portland

Coughlin: Marine City

Yuhas: Portland

Montague vs. Traverse City St. Francis

Goricki: St. Francis

Beard: St. Francis

Coughlin: St. Francis

Yuhas: St. Francis

Montrose vs. Jackson Lumen Christi

Goricki: Lumen Christi

Beard: Lumen Christi

Coughlin: Lumen Christi

Yuhas: Lumen Christi

New Lothrop vs. Lake City

Goricki: New Lothrop

Beard: New Lothrop

Coughlin: Lake City

Yuhas: New Lothrop

Cassopolis vs. Madison Heights Madison

Goricki: Madison (best bet)

Beard: Cassopolis

Coughlin: Madison

Yuhas: Madison

Breckenridge vs. Harbor Beach

Goricki: Harbor Beach

Beard: Breckenridge

Coughlin: Breckenridge

Yuhas: Harbor Beach

Holton vs. Reading

Goricki: Reading

Beard: Reading

Coughlin: Reading

Yuhas: Reading


Goricki: 12-3 last week, 129-51 overall, 10-2 best bets

Beard: 11-4 last week, 138-42 overall, 12-0 best bets

Coughlin: 9-6 last week, 132-48 overall, 12-0 best bets

Yuhas: 10-5 last week, 131-49 overall, 12-0 best bets