Friday was a tough night for football fans in Farmington and Farmington Hills.
Long-time powerhouse Harrison High fell to Fenton 22-19 in Fenton, and Farmington High's winning season came to an end at Walled Lake Western, where the Warriors scored a late touchdown to defeat the Falcons 31-28.
Harrison led 13-8 going into the second half, but the Tigers, with the help of defensive lineman Jacob Keesee, capped running back Lorenzo Collins' night, allowing him just 50 yards in a handful of carries. The Tigers had a 1-point lead going into the second half and won the game on a safety scored near the 7-minute mark in the third quarter.
Read Fenton Patch's coverage of the Harrison-Fenton game.
Walled Lake Western and Farmington stayed even through the first quarter, then Walled Lake pulled ahead, taking a 20-14 lead into the second half, The Oakland Press reports. The Falcons pulled ahead in the fourth quarter, but the Warriors scored late in the game for the win.
From parent and Falcons fan Bryce Berger: "The game kept fans on the edge of their seats as the two teams traded the lead throughout the night. Trailing by 3, Farmington's final drive was spoiled with less than a minute on the clock when they turned the ball over near the 50-yard line. On the ensuing possession, the Walled Lake Western quarterback took a knee to with just seconds remaining to end the game."
Fenton and Walled Lake Western will face off Nov. 2 for the District title. Fenton also beat Harrison in .