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Jakubik's two interceptions leads C.C. past De La Salle, 17-7, in the Boys Bowl

Football   | Tom Markowski

Jakubik's two interceptions leads C.C. past De La Salle, 17-7, in the Boys Bowl

(PHOTO CREDIT - Dave Donoher)

 

Novi – Chris Jakubik plays a number of positions for Detroit Catholic Central. He’s a receiver, the punter, plays on special teams and, most importantly on this day, Jakubik plays in the secondary.

Jakubik had two interceptions on Sunday, one set up C.C.’s second score and the second he returned 21 yards for a touchdown as the host Shamrocks defeated Warren De La Salle, 17-7, in a the Catholic League Central Division finale for both teams.

The game marked the 72nd annual Boys Bowl for the Shamrocks. The Bowl Bowl started in 1944 with C.C. playing Boys Town (NE) at Briggs Stadium in Detroit. That game ended in a 14-14 tie.

C.C. (8-0), ranked No. 2 in State Champs’ Top 25, will play Orchard Lake St. Mary’s for the league championship on Saturday at Ford Field at 7 p.m.

The loss eliminated the Pilots from state playoffs.

De La Salle held C.C. to 209 yards, 103 in the first half. The Pilots had an opportunity to take a 7-0 lead at halftime but on fourth-and-goal from the 1 quarterback Ricardo Marble was stopped a half yard short with 5:12 left.

The Shamrocks pieced together their best drive of the game on their second possession of the second