Franklinton attempting to get share of district title
Published 12:36 pm Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Franklinton was victorious over Loranger, 35-14, in a District 8-4A game that was held on the road Thursday.
Franklinton is 5-4 this season, while Loranger is 2-7 overall and 0-4 in league play.
Franklinton’s next game will be on Friday against Lakeshore in district play to cap off the regular season.
Franklinton is playing for a share of the district title, as they enter with a 3-1 league record.
Franklinton is tied with Salmen for second place in the district.
Lakeshore, which is 7-2 overall, is 4-0 league play.
If Franklinton wins, they get a share of the title with Lakeshore and Salmen. If Lakeshore wins, the Titans win the league outright.
Franklinton is No. 17 in the unofficial Division II LHSAA power points rankings.
Lakeshore is 13th in the unofficial Division II LHSAA power points rankings.
Lakeshore has won the last five games against Franklinton, including last year’s 42-0 win.
Lakeshore comes into this week with a 21-game winning streak in district play.
The Titans’ last loss in district came against Franklinton on Oct. 21, 2016, a 27-21 contest.