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Can't make it to Ford Field Saturday? Come to Novi Patch to read live updates from the game.

's football team has once again made it to the Division 1 state championship game, which will be played against Detroit Cass Tech Saturday at 1 p.m. at Ford Field.

If you're too busy or can't make it down to Detroit to watch the game, don't worry—we've got you covered! We'll be on the field getting you instant updates and analysis. Just come back to Novi Patch Saturday and you can keep up with all of the game's action as it happens.

Check back with Patch after the game for a game summary, photos and comments from the fans.

In case you missed CC's season to far, here's a recap:

Before the season started, hype started building around the varsity football team and some of its star players, including defensive lineman Matthew Godin. The senior will play at the University of Michigan in 2012 and that CC planned to win a state title this year.

The Shamrocks started the season off strong, .

The boys then went on to defeat Delphos St. John's 14-7, Inkster 48-0, Highland Park 42-6, De La Salle 14-10, U of D Jesuit 20-13 and Brother Rice 21-19.

CC got its against Orchard Lake St. Mary's on Oct. 15. The team lost 14-13 after a missed point-after touchdown kick.

The Shamrocks redeemed themselves just one week later, beating St. Mary's 21-7 in the Prep Bowl. 

In the first game of the playoffs, CC beat Northville 56-6. The Shamrocks then to win the district title and to win the regional championship.

This past Saturday, in a nail-biting overtime game to win the semifinals 23-20 and move on to the championships. CC's overall record is now 12-1.

Cass Tech has a record of 10-3 and beat Utica Eisenhower 6-3 this past Saturday to advance to the finals.

We'll all be cheering for CC this Saturday! Leave your well-wishes and predictions in the comments below, and you can share your pictures from the game by emailing them to novi@patch.com, uploading them to the site or texting them to 248-613-4338.

Jan Cartwright November 23, 2011 at 03:26 PM
While shooting photos of CC's game against Ann Arbor Pioneer for Novi Patch, it was easy to see how dominant the CC team can be and how dedicated the coaching staff is. Best of luck this weekend!
Jerry Grady November 26, 2011 at 07:22 PM
Peg McNichol November 27, 2011 at 04:29 PM
Wow, quite an upset: Cass Tech wins, 49-13 ..... my dad would be unhappy about this... http://patch.com/A-nYW9


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