Traverse City Central(9-2) visited the unbeaten Lowell Red Arrows(11-0) on Friday night with a District title at stake. The Red Arrows have made the round of 16 every year since 2000.
Traverse City Central opened the scoring with a field goal for a 3-0 lead, and then returned an interception for a touchdown to grab an early 10-0 lead. Nate Stephens eight yard scoring run cut the Lowell deficit to 10-7 after one.
David Kruse two yard run in the second quarter gave Lowell their first lead of the game 14-10. Lowell would extend the lead to 21-10 at the half.
Nate Stephens added two second half touchdowns while Addison Buckius had a touchdown reception as the Red Arrows advance 42-17.