Top 6 Storylines from Friday from week 8 of the 2017 football season

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Jeff Corrion
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431 wins by Herrington, a new record

Farmington Hills Harrison won comfortably in their 39-0 win over Berkley. John Herrington won his 431st game to pass former Brother Rice head coach Al Fracassa for the most ever in Michigan HS Football.

#5 Muskegon defeated neighboring #6 Mona Shores on the road 35-24

Central Florida QB commit Ladarius Jefferson broke a 7-7 tie and erupted in the with 4 total touchdowns to give the Muskegon Big Reds a 11 point win. 12k people attended.

Unranked but unbeatens Wyandotte Roosevelt beat Gibraltar Carlson 24-20

Both teams entered the game 7-0 and with the Downriver League title up for grabs, Carlson quickly led 13-0 and 20-3 in the 2nd quarter, but Wyandotte Roosevelt behind QB Richie Miller who had 2 TD passes and some key 1st pass down passes - would score 21 straight points in front of a record high attendance over nearly 3.5k fans.

MAC Red division champ decided, Eisenhower wins outight.

Eisenhower is #3 in the state, but has had injuries pile up - but they won comfortably over Warren Mott 42-7 to win arguably the toughest division in the state outright.

Also in the MAC Red, both Romeo and Dakota have been in and out of the top 25 this year but Romeo made a statement with 61-33 win.

OAA Red decided

Another division with a good argument to be the #1 division in the state. West Bloomfield and Rochester Adams each finished with 6-1 division records, WB won their meeting. 4 teams; West Bloomfield, Rochester Adams, Bloomfield Hills, and Clarkston are ranked top 25 in the state

Action doesn't stop today

At 3 pm #1 Cass Tech and #2 King meet at Northwestern High. Arguably the state's top rivalry is the best 2 teams in Michigan so it will be a great game and the winner plays East English Village next Friday at Ford Field for the City Championship before the playoffs.