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Number of automatic qualifiers for playoffs doubles to 110 in Week 7, with nearly 90 more on the doorstep

By: , October 14, 2019, 2:06 pm

After 58 squads clinched playoff berths in Week 6, that number roughly doubled in Week 7, expanding to 110 teams with berths locked up. Another 86 teams are on the precipice, sitting one win away from locking up a berth in Week 8.

Here’s a look at who’s clinched a playoff berth, and who’s right on the doorstep, after Week 7: 

Berrien-Cass-St. Joseph Conference

New this week: None

Already in: Berrien Springs (7-0, 3-0 BCS)

On the precipice: None

Big “8” Conference

New this week: Reading (6-1, 6-0 Big “8”)

Already in: None

On the precipice: Jonesville (5-2, 5-1 Big “8”); Homer (5-2, 4-2 Big “8”)

Big North Conference

New this week: Traverse City Central (6-1, 4-0 BNC)

Already in: None

On the precipice: Traverse City West (5-2, 2-1 BNC)

Blue Water Area Conference

New this week: None

Already in: Almont (7-0, 6-0 BWAC), Richmond (6-1, 5-1 BWAC)

On the precipice: North Branch (5-2, 4-2 BWAC)

Capital Area Activities Association

New this week: Fowlerville (6-1, 4-1 CAAC Red), Lansing Catholic (6-1, 4-1 CAAC White)

Already in: Mason (7-0, 5-0 CAAC Red), Portland (7-0, 5-0 CAAC White)

On the precipice: DeWitt (5-2, 4-1 CAAC Blue), East Lansing (5-2, 3-1 CAAC Blue), Holt (5-2, 3-1 CAAC Blue)

Cascades Conference

New this week: Addison (6–1, 6-0 Cascades)

Already in: Grass Lake (6-1, 5-1 Cascades)

On the precipice: Manchester (5-2, 5-1 Cascades)

Catholic League

New this week: Riverview Gabriel Richard (6-1, 2-0 CHSL Intersectional 1)

Already in: Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (6-1, 2-1 CHSL Central), Royal Oak Shrine (6-1, 3-0 CHSL Intersectional 2), Clarkston Everest Collegiate (6-0, 3-0 CHSL Intersectional 2)

On the precipice: Detroit U-D Jesuit (5-2, 4-0 CHSL AA), Birmingham Brother Rice (5-2, 1-2 CHSL Central)

Central Michigan Athletic Conference

New this week: None

Already in: Fowler (7-0, 6-0 CMAC), Pewamo-Westphalia (7-0, 5-0 CMAC)

On the precipice: Laingsburg (5-2, 4-2 CMAC)

Central State Activities Association

New this week: None

Already in: Central Montcalm (6-1, 5-1 CSAA Gold)

On the precipice: Reed City (5-2, 5-1 CSAA Gold), Grant (5-2, 4-2 CSAA Gold), Morley-Stanwood (5-2, 4-0 CSAA Silver), Kent City (5-2, 3-1 CSAA Silver).

Charter School Conference

New this week: Warren Michigan Collegiate (6-1, 4-0 CSC)

Already in: None.

On the precipice: Romulus Summit (5-2, 3-1 CSC)

Detroit Public School League

New this week: Detroit Denby (6-1, 2-1 PSL-2), Detroit Central (6-1, 2-0 PSL-3)

Already in: None

On the precipice:, Detroit Mumford (5-2, 2-1 PSL-1), Detroit King (5-2, 3-0 PSL-2), Detroit Henry Ford (5-2, 1-1 PSL-3), Detroit Osborn (5-2, 3-0 PSL-4)

Downriver League

New this week: None

Already in: Woodhaven (7-0, 7-0 DL)

On the precipice: Wyandotte (5-2, 4-2 DL), Allen Park (5-2, 4-2 DL), Gibraltar Carlson (5-2, 4-2 DL)

Flint Metro League

New this week: Fenton (6-1, 5-0 FML-I), Flint Kearsley (6-1, 4-1 FML-I), Goodrich (6-1, 5-0 FML-II), Ortonville Brandon (6-1, 4-1 FML-II)

Already in: None

On the precipice: None.

Genesee Area Conference

New this week: None

Already in: Flint Hamady (6-1, 2-0 GAC)**

On the precipice: None

Great Northern UP Conference

New this week: Escanaba (6-1, 3-1 GNUP)

Already in: None

On the precipice: None.

Greater Lansing Athletic Conference

New this week: None

Already in: Olivet (7-0, 4-0 GLAC)

On the precipice: None

Greater Thumb Conference

New this week: Ubly (6-1, 4-1 GTC-East), Cass City (6-1, 5-0 GTC-West)

Already in: Harbor Beach (7-0, 5-0 GTC-East)

On the precipice: Sandusky (5-2, 4-1 GTC-East), Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker (5-2, 4-2 GTC-West)

Highland Conference

New this week: None

Already in: Beal City (7-0, 6-0 HC)

On the precipice: Houghton Lake (5-2, 5-1 HC)

Huron League

New this week: None.

Already in: Milan (7-0, 6-0 HL), Monroe St. Mary CC (6-1, 5-1 HL)

On the precipice: Carleton Airport (5-2, 4-2 HL), Riverview (5-2, 4-2)

Independents

New this week: Pontiac Notre Dame Prep (6-1), Detroit Leadership (6-1)

Already in: Birmingham Detroit Country Day (7-0), Niles Brandywine (7-0)

On the precipice: Detroit Public Safety (5-2), Sault Ste. Marie (5-2), West Branch Ogemaw Heights (5-2)

Interstate Eight Athletic Conference

New this week: Coldwater (6-1, 5-1 IEAC)

Already in: Jackson Lumen Christi (7-0, 6-0 IEAC)

On the precipice: Parma Western (5-2, 4-2 IEAC)

Jack Pine Conference

New this week: None

Already in: Beaverton (7-0, 6-0 JPC), Clare (6-1, 5-1 JPC)

On the precipice: Sanford Meridian (5-2, 4-2 JPC)

Kensington Lakes Activities Association

New this week: Dearborn Fordson (6-1, 5-1 KLAA East), Brighton (6-1, 5-1 KLAA West)

Already in: Belleville (7-0, 6-0 KLAA East), Livonia Franklin (6-1, 5-1 KLAA East), Plymouth (7-0, 6-0 KLAA West)

On the precipice: None.

Lakes Eight Conference

New this week: None.

Already in: Muskegon Orchard View (7-0, 4-0 LEC)

On the precipice: Ludington (5-2, 2-2 LEC)

Lakes Valley Conference

New this week: Walled Lake Western (6-1, 6-0 LVC)
Already in: South Lyon (6-1, 5-1 LVC)

On the precipice: White Lake Lakeland (5-2, 4-2 LVC)

Lenawee County Athletic Association

New this week: None.

Already in: Hillsdale (7-0, 5-0 LCAA)

On the precipice: Blissfield (5-2, 4-1 LCAA), Onsted (5-2, 3-2 LCAA)

Macomb Area Conference

New this week: Port Huron Northern (6-1, 4-0 MAC Blue), Romeo (6-1, 3-1 MAC Red), Grosse Pointe South (6-1, 4-0 MAC White)

Already in: Chippewa Valley (7-0, 4-0 MAC Red), Marine City (7-0, 4-0 MAC Silver), St. Clair (6-1, 3-1 MAC Silver).

On the precipice: Port Huron (5-2, 3-1 MAC Blue), St. Clair Shores Lakeview (5-2, 3-1 MAC Blue), Clintondale (5-2, 4-0 MAC Bronze), Sterling Heights (5-2, 4-0 MAC Gold), Utica Eisenhower (5-2, 3-1 MAC Red), Marysville (5-2, 3-1 MAC Silver), Warren Mott (5-2, 3-1 MAC White)

Michigan Independent Athletic Conference

New this week: None.

Already in: None

On the precipice: Whitmore Lake (5-2, 5-0 MIAC), Livonia Clarenceville (5-2, 4-0 MIAC), Auburn Hills Oakland Christian (5-2, 4-1 MIAC)

Michigan Metro Athletic Conference

New this week: River Rouge (6-1, 3-0 MMAC-Blue)

Already in: None

On the precipice: Detroit Community (5-2, 3-0 MMAC-Red)

Mid-Michigan Activities Conference

New this week: Montrose (6-1, 5-1 MMAC)

Already in: New Lothrop (7-0, 6-0 MMAC)

On the precipice: Byron (5-2, 5-1 MMAC)

Mid-State Athletic Conference

New this week: Breckenridge (6-1, 4-0 MSAC)

Already in: None

On the precipice: Merrill (5-2, 2-2 MSAC)

North Star League

New this week: None.

Already in: Oscoda (7-0, 4-0 NSL)

On the precipice: None

Northern Michigan Football League

New this week: None.

Already in: Maple City Glen Lake (6-1, 3-0 NMFL-Leaders), Johannesburg-Lewiston (7-0, 3-0 NMFL-Legacy), Kingsley (7-0, 5-0 NMFL-Legends)

On the precipice: Harbor Springs (5-2, 3-1 NMFL-Legacy), Charlevoix (5-2, 3-0 NMFL-Leaders), Traverse City St. Francis (5-2, 4-1 NMFL-Legends)

Oakland Activities Association

New this week: West Bloomfield (6-1, 5-0 OAA Red), Lake Orion (6-1, 4-1 OAA Red), Oak Park (6-1, 5-0 OAA White), Birmingham Groves (6-1, 4-1 OAA White)

Already in: North Farmington (7-0, 5-0 OAA Blue), Farmington (7-0, 5-0 OAA Blue)

On the precipice: Rochester Adams (5-2, 3-2 OAA Red), Birmingham Seaholm (5-2, 4-1 OAA White)

Ottawa-Kent Conference

New this week: Muskegon Mona Shores (6-1, 4-0 OK-Black), Grand Rapids Catholic Central (6-1, 4-0 OK-Blue), Sparta (6-1, 3-1 OK-Blue), Zeeland West (6-1, 3-1 OK-Green), Grandville (6-1, 3-1 OK-Red), Cedar Springs (6-1, 4-0 OK-White),

Already in: Muskegon (7-0, 4-0 OK-Black), Byron Center (7-0, 4-0 OK-Green), Rockford (7-0, 4-0 OK-Red), Hopkins (7-0, 5-0 OK-Silver)

On the precipice: Hudsonville (5-2, 3-1 OK-Red), East Grand Rapids (5-2, 4-0 OK-Gold), Grand Rapids Christian (5-2, 4-0 OK-Gold), Zeeland East (5-2, 3-1 OK-Green), Hudsonville Unity Christian (5-2, 2-2 OK-Green), Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central (5-2, 3-1 OK-White), Grand Rapids Northview (5-2, 3-2 OK-White)

Saginaw Valley League

New this week: Lapeer (6-1, 4-0 SVL-Blue), Mt. Pleasant (6-1, 4-1 SVL-Red)

Already in: Davison (6-1, 3-0 SVL-Blue), Midland (7-0, 5-0 SVL-Red)

On the precipice: Grand Blanc (5-2, 2-2 SVL-Blue), Flint Powers (5-2, 1-2 SVL-Blue)

Southeastern Conference

New this week: Saline (6-1, 4-0 SEC-Red), Dexter (6-1, 5-1 SEC-White), Jackson (5-2, 4-2 SEC-White)**

Already in: Chelsea (7-0, 6-0 SEC-White)

On the precipice:, Pinckney (5-2, 4-2 SEC White), Temperance Bedford (5-2, 3-1 SEC-Red)

South Central Athletic Association

New this week: Adrian Lenawee Christian (6-1, 2-0 SCAA)

Already in: None

On the precipice: None.

Southwest 10 Conference

New this week: Mendon (6-1, 5-1 SW10), White Pigeon (6-1, 5-1 SW10)

Already in: Cassopolis (7-0, 6-0 SW10)

On the precipice: Centreville (5-2, 5-2 SW10)

Southwestern Athletic Conference

New this week: None

Already in: Lawton (7-0, 3-0 SWAC-Lakeshore), Schoolcraft (7-0, 3-0 SWAC-Valley)

On the precipice: Constantine (5-2, 2-1 SWAC-Valley)

Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference 

New this week: Portage Northern (6-1, 4-0 SMAC-West)

Already in: Battle Creek Lakeview (7-0, 3-0 SMAC-East), St. Joseph (6-1, 4-0 SMAC-West)

On the precipice: None.

Tri-County Conference

New this week: None.

Already in: Clinton (7-0, 5-0 Tri-County)

On the precipice: Sand Creek (5-2, 3-2 Tri-County)

Tri-Valley Conference

New this week: Ithaca (6-1, 3-1 TVC-West-I)

Already in: Frankenmuth (7-0, 6-0 TVC-Central)

On the precipice: Freeland (5-2, 4-2 TVC-Central), Saginaw Michigan Lutheran Seminary (5-2, 4-0 TVC-West-II), Saginaw Swan Valley (5-2, 5-1 TVC-Central), Essexville Garber (5-2, 4-2 TVC-Central), Midland Bullock Creek (5-2, 3-1 TVC-West-I), Hemlock (5-2, 2-2 TVC-West-I)

West Michigan Conference

New this week: Ravenna (6-1, 6-0 WMC)

Already in: Muskegon Oakridge (7-0, 6-0 WMC)

On the precipice: Montague (5-2, 4-2 WMC)

Western Peninsula Athletic Conference

New this week: Calumet (6-1, 4-1 West-PAC-Copper)

Already in: Iron Mountain (7-0, 5-0 West-PAC-Copper)

On the precipice: Iron River West Iron County (5-2, 4-1 West-PAC-Iron), Ishpeming Westwood (5-2, 3-2 West-PAC-Copper), Negaunee (5-2, 3-2 West-PAC-Copper), Bark River-Harris (5-2, 4-1 West-PAC-Iron), Ishpeming (5-2, 5-0 West-PAC-Iron)

Western Wayne Athletic Conference

New this week: Dearborn Heights Robichaud (6-1, 5-1 WWAC), Redford Thurston (6-1, 5-1 WWAC)

Already in: None

On the precipice: Garden City (5-2, 5-1 WWAC), Redford Union (5-2, 5-1 WWAC)

Wolverine “B” Conference

New this week: None.

Already in: Edwardsburg (7-0, 7-0 WBC), Paw Paw (7-0, 7-0 WBC)

On the precipice: Vicksburg (5-2, 5-2 WBC).