Grand Blanc football falls in state semis

HOWELL — The Grand Blanc varsity football team’s historic season came to a disappointing end after a 40-20 loss to Rochester Adams Saturday in the Div. 1 state semifinals at Howell High School.

Grand Blanc finishes the season at 12-1, which is a single-season school record for wins. The Bobcats also won their first-ever regional title after upsetting Rockford 28-27 in the state quarterfinals.

Grand Blanc appeared in its sixth-straight playoffs this season and won its third straight district title, its first since the 2011 season. — L.P.