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The Franklin (Livonia, MI) varsity football team lost Friday's neutral playoff game against Groves (Beverly Hills, MI) by a score of 53-29.

This game is a part of the "2018 Michigan High School Football Playoff Brackets: MHSAA - Division 2" tournament.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Groves021151753
Franklin2020729
Final score provided by J. Taylor.
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Michigan High School Football - Franklin knocked off by Groves

November 9, 2018: Beverly Hills, MI 48025

Groves Falcons (Beverly Hills, MI) fans left the game content Friday as they saw their football team gain a win over the visiting Franklin Patriots (Livonia, MI), 53-29 in a non-league test.

With the triumph, Groves improves its record to 10-2 on the campaign. The Falcons travel to De La Salle Collegiate (Warren, MI) to battle the Pilots in a non-league test on Friday, November 16. The Pilots come into the test with a record of 10-2. De La Salle Collegiate won 21-3 in their recent non-league test against Port Huron Northern (Port Huron, MI)

With the loss, Franklin drops to 7-5 on the campaign.

Jeff TaylorFalcons All-Star Reporter
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  1. Check In

    1st Quarter
    0 - 2 The scorer has checked in. Groves 0, Franklin 2
    Posted @ 7:13p
  2. Game Attendance

    1st Quarter
    Attendance Hundreds
    Posted @ 7:13p
  3. Field Conditions

    1st Quarter
    Field Conditions Soggy
    Posted @ 7:13p
  4. Weather Conditions

    1st Quarter
    Weather Conditions Cold
    Posted @ 7:13p
  5. 0 - 2

    End of 1st Quarter

    2nd Quarter
    Groves 0, Franklin 2
    Posted @ 7:28p
  6. 6 - 2

    Rushing Touchdown

    Groves2nd Quarter ~11 minutes to go
    Groves - #14 Colby Taylor with a 66 Yd Rushing TD. Groves 6, Franklin 2
    Posted @ 7:33p
  7. 7 - 2

    Made Point After

    Groves2nd Quarter ~11 minutes to go
    Groves - PAT Good. Groves 7, Franklin 2
    Posted @ 7:33p
  8. 13 - 2

    Rushing Touchdown

    Groves2nd Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Groves - #6 Damonte Mccurdy with a 30 Yd Rushing TD. Groves 13, Franklin 2
    Posted @ 7:45p
  9. 14 - 2

    Made Point After

    Groves2nd Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Groves - PAT Good. Groves 14, Franklin 2
    Posted @ 7:45p
  10. 14 - 2

    Red Zone Alert

    Groves2nd Quarter Under a minute
    Groves is inside Franklin's 20. Groves 14, Franklin 2
    Posted @ 7:59p
  11. 20 - 2

    Passing Touchdown

    Groves2nd Quarter Under a minute
    Groves - #15 Markis Alexander 10 Yd pass completed to #5 Christian Thomas for a TD. Groves 20, Franklin 2
    Posted @ 8:02p
  12. 21 - 2

    Made Point After

    Groves2nd Quarter Under a minute
    Groves - PAT Good. Groves 21, Franklin 2
    Posted @ 8:02p
  13. 21 - 2

    Halftime

    Halftime
    Groves 21, Franklin 2
    We noticed it's halftime, please enjoy this video while you wait for the action to resume.
    Posted @ 8:05p
  14. 21 - 2

    Start of 3rd Quarter

    Franklin3rd Quarter
    Franklin to kick off to Groves.
    Posted @ 8:25p
  15. 21 - 8

    Passing Touchdown

    Franklin3rd Quarter ~9 minutes to go
    Franklin - Pass completed for a TD. Groves 21, Franklin 8
    Posted @ 8:33p
  16. 21 - 9

    Made Point After

    Franklin3rd Quarter ~9 minutes to go
    Franklin - PAT Good. Groves 21, Franklin 9
    Posted @ 8:33p
  17. 21 - 15

    Passing Touchdown

    Franklin3rd Quarter ~6 minutes to go
    Franklin - Pass completed for a TD. Groves 21, Franklin 15
    Posted @ 8:41p
  18. 21 - 15

    Missed Point After

    Franklin3rd Quarter ~6 minutes to go
    Franklin - PAT Missed. Groves 21, Franklin 15
    Posted @ 8:41p
  19. 27 - 15

    Rushing Touchdown

    Groves3rd Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Groves - #6 Damonte Mccurdy with a 23 Yd Rushing TD. Groves 27, Franklin 15
    Posted @ 8:47p
  20. 29 - 15

    Two Point Rush Completed

    Groves3rd Quarter ~4 minutes to go
    Groves - #2 Henry Van faussien rushed for a 2Pt Conversion. Groves 29, Franklin 15
    Posted @ 8:47p
  21. 35 - 15

    Rushing Touchdown

    Groves3rd Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Groves - #1 Joel Mitchell with a 9 Yd Rushing TD. Groves 35, Franklin 15
    Posted @ 8:52p
  22. 36 - 15

    Made Point After

    Groves3rd Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Groves - PAT Good. Groves 36, Franklin 15
    Posted @ 8:52p
  23. 36 - 21

    Passing Touchdown

    Franklin3rd Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Franklin - Pass completed for a TD. Groves 36, Franklin 21
    Posted @ 8:58p
  24. 36 - 22

    Made Point After

    Franklin3rd Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Franklin - PAT Good. Groves 36, Franklin 22
    Posted @ 8:58p
  25. 36 - 22

    End of 3rd Quarter

    4th Quarter
    Groves 36, Franklin 22
    Posted @ 9:03p
  26. 39 - 22

    Field Goal

    Groves4th Quarter ~10 minutes to go
    Groves - #13 Moritz Preuss kicks a 37 Yd Field Goal. Groves 39, Franklin 22
    Posted @ 9:06p
  27. 39 - 28

    Passing Touchdown

    Franklin4th Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Franklin - Pass completed for a TD. Groves 39, Franklin 28
    Posted @ 9:21p
  28. 39 - 29

    Made Point After

    Franklin4th Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Franklin - PAT Good. Groves 39, Franklin 29
    Posted @ 9:22p
  29. 45 - 29

    Rushing Touchdown

    Groves4th Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Groves - #4 Khalil Dawsey with a 35 Yd Rushing TD. Groves 45, Franklin 29
    Posted @ 9:29p
  30. 46 - 29

    Made Point After

    Groves4th Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Groves - PAT Good. Groves 46, Franklin 29
    Posted @ 9:30p
  31. 52 - 29

    Rushing Touchdown

    Groves4th Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Groves - #14 Colby Taylor with a 25 Yd Rushing TD. Groves 52, Franklin 29
    Posted @ 9:37p
  32. 53 - 29

    Made Point After

    Groves4th Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Groves - PAT Good. Groves 53, Franklin 29
    Posted @ 9:37p
  33. 53 - 29

    End of Game

    Final
    Groves 53, Franklin 29
    Posted @ 9:41p

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Rankings & Records

Groves (18-19)

NationalMIClass
1,197263
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
10-34-13-23-04-1.769.800404209

Franklin (18-19)

NationalMIClass
2,8086611
OverallLeagueHomeAwayNeutralWin %League %PFPA
7-54-33-23-21-1.583.571374318

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Groves
4.48.210.87.731.1
Franklin
5.37.09.010.031.2

Groves

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Record Breakdown

Groves (18-19)

Franklin (18-19)

10-3
Overall
7-5
4-1
League
4-3
3-1
Non-League
1-1
1-0
Head to Head
0-1
0-0
Common Opponent
0-0
3-2
Home
3-2
3-0
Away
3-2
4-1
Neutral
1-1
3-1
Playoff
2-1
10-3
In-State
7-5
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0