TC St. Francis Rolls Ishpeming Westwood by 28 to Win Second Straight Regional Title

TRAVERSE CITY – Traverse City St. Francis kept its undefeated season going with a 48-20 win over Ishpeming Westwood in the Division 7 regional final Saturday afternoon for the Gladiators’ second straight regional title.

A last minute touchdown on fourth-and-nine gave the Gladiators a 21-14 lead at halftime.

St. Francis will now advance to the program’s fifth state semifinal game in the last seven years. It also marks 11 state semifinal appearances in the last 20 years.

TC St. Francis improves to 12-0 and will face Pewamo-Westphalia (12-0) for a rematch of the 2016 Class C regional final, which the Pirates won 17-14 on their way to a state championship.

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