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State playoff preview: State Champs looks at contenders/pretenders in D-1 and D-2

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State playoff preview: State Champs looks at contenders/pretenders in D-1 and D-2

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Even though Detroit Cass Tech and Detroit Catholic Central have been ranked No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, for most of the season there are a number of other Division 1 teams that have a legitimate shot at a state title.

Today State Champs will take a look at the race for the Division 1 and Division 2 titles, singling out teams that we deem as contenders and those that are pretenders.

If snooze2you isn’t sleeping on the job then fans will be cheated out of seeing Cass Tech and C.C. not only play for a state title but in the semifinal round as well. Snooze has the top-ranked teams in the same region (Region 2).

Let’s take that as a given and let’s look at the other three regions to find our contenders.

Region 1 features teams from the Grand Rapids area and Livingston County, p