Detroit Public School League
2020 football championships
2020 Detroit Public School League Division 1/2 football champions: Detroit Cass Technical
Detroit Cass Technical (5-0) 41, Detroit Martin Luther King Jr. (3-2) 19
The Technicians dominated in the trenches to beat the Crusaders to win the PSL Division 1/2 championship. It was the Technicians fifth PSL championship since 2013. Cass Tech failed to make the league playoffs last year. Cass Tech limited King to 173 total yards and only 83 yards rushing. Cass Tech sophomore quarterback Leeshaun Mumpfield completed 10 of 12 passes for 158 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran for 52 yards on six carries as Cass Tech racked up 415 total yards. The two teams met in the season opener with Cass earning a 34-26 win. Penn State-bound running back/linebacker senior Kobe King (97 yards rushing) opened the scoring with a two-yard run with 3:53 left in the first quarter. The Technicians scored again when junior Karriem Sharrieff busted through the middle of the King defense for a 52-yard run to make it 14-0 with seven minutes to go in the second quarter. King closed to 14-6 with 2:24 left before halftime when sophomore Dante Moore connected with junior Chauncey Willis Jr. on a 49-yard touchdown pass. The point after was missed. The Technicians quickly answered back, driving 65 yards and concluding with a Mumpfield to junior Nate Briggs touchdown pass with 11 seconds left in the quarter. Mumpfield tossed two second half touchdowns (44 and 10 yards) to junior Jameel Gardner. Senior Alvin Hosendove Jr. added a one-yard touchdown run to make it 41-6 with 4:11 to go in the third quarter. King got a couple of fourth quarter scores including a one-yard keeper by Moore and a 75-yard return off a blocked field goal attempt by Willis. Cass Tech hosts Warren De La Salle Collegiate (2-3) on Saturday, Oct. 24 at noon. King travels to Clinton Township Chippewa Valley (2-3) on Friday, Oct. 23, at 7:35 p.m.
2020 Detroit Cass Technical
Head coach/athletic coordinator: Thomas Wilcher Athletic coordinator: Steve Hall
Assistant coaches: Dennis Parker, Jason Coleman, Danny McCoy, Anthony Lacey-Film, Dave Melacki, Robinson Culley, Dwight Blakey, Kanye Gardner-Film, Marvin Rusing, Dennis Smith, Gary Abernathy, Dior Mathis, Cash Caldwell, Rodney Cooper, Nick Moran, Ramel Penick, Nick Martin, Darreal Moore
Players: Kobe King, Kalen King, Jacob Taylor, Alvin Hosendove Jr., Nate Briggs, Javen Sewell, Eric McGee Jr., Josiah Harris, Jameel Gardner, Samuel Womack, Joel Graves, Dayveon Kowalski, Tyrone Gaines, Latrell White, Caleb Davis, Eeshaun Mumpfield, Bren Parker, Andre Lynn, John McIntosh, Sean Hodges, Miles Gilmore, Jason, Philpot-Dixon, Joshua Hernandez, Jaylin Roberts, Darius King, Tayshaun Scott, RaSean Randall, Shamar Snow, Karriem Sharrieff, Zacharias Boston, Kaden Wilson, Damarielle Lockett, Jalen Thompson, Jvonne Ruffin, Clarence Wilson, C Booker, Jalen Bradford, Deone Walker, Terrence Enos Jr., Shanin Hall, Jackson Pruitt, Doran Ray Jr., Jarvis Windom, Raheem Anderson II, Masal Reddick, Charlie Sims, L’Cier Luter, Ryan Embry, Mashi Division, Javaun Cannon, Jaylin Williams, Kevin Barnes Jr., Derrick Geter
2020 PSL Division 1/2 All City team
Detroit Cass Technical: Raheem Anderson, Terrance Enos, Kobe King, Kalen King, Doran Ray; Detroit Martin Luther King Jr.: Lynn Wyche-El Jr., Dante Moore, Walter Herndon, Terrance Maize, Jameel Croft Jr.; Detroit Western International: Donovan Cole, Lamont Parks, Arnez Polk, Mekhl Fortt; Detroit Mumford: Jonathan Scott, Brydan Evans, Justin Coopwood, DaeQuan Rollins; Detroit Renaissance: Tyree Radford, Charles George, Muhammed Jammeh; Detroit Denby: Kayon Hammond, Charles Groeg, Muhammed Jammeh; Detroit Cody: Eazeke Bonner, Santino Patterson; Detroit East English Village: Curtis Allen Jr., Javier Davis
2020 Detroit Public School League Division 3/4 football champions: Detroit Southeastern
Detroit Southeastern (5-0) 48, Detroit Central (4-1) 34
The Jungaleers rallied to beat the Trailblazers to earn the Detroit Public School League Division 3/4 championship and remain undefeated. Central took an early lead as senior Jus’tyz Tuggle tossed a 12-yard touchdown pass to senior Kenyatta McKeever with 5:40 left in the first quarter. Senior Chace Moore scored the conversion to make the score 8-0. Southeastern struck back quickly. Senior quarterback Leron Roseboro connected with junior Karon Allen for a 45-yard touchdown pass less than a minute later. The conversion failed to make the score 8-6 Central. Tuggle found McKeever again for a 16-yard touchdown with 1:51 left in the quarter to increase Central’s lead to 14-6 as the extra point was missed. Southeastern found the end zone again as Roseboro connected with senior Donald Echols for both a touchdown and conversion pass with 6:07 left in the second quarter to tie the score at 14-14. Junior De’Shawn Matthews rushed for a 25-yard touchdown with 2:18 left in the half to give Southeastern its first lead at 20-14. Roseboro found the endzone himself on a four-yard keeper with three seconds left in the half to increase the lead to 26-14 as the conversion failed. Central was not done. Tuggle returned the kickoff after halftime 76 yards for a touchdown and ran in the conversion to close the score 26-22 Southeastern with 11:46 left in the third quarter. After Southeastern sophomore Terrance Hayes stripped Tuggle of the ball and ran it back to the three-yard line, Matthews found the end zone again with 7:27 left. Roseboro then connected with Echols for the conversion to increase the score 34-22. Senior Marquise Dancy then returned a fumble 52 yards for a touchdown to increase the lead to 40-22. Dancy finished with nine tackles in the game. Matthews scored again on a four-yard run and sophomore Isaiah Clemmons rushed for the conversion to make the score 48-22 with 10:30 left in the fourth. Matthews finished with 31 carries for 251 yards rushing for Southeastern. Junior Dominic Harris had seven sacks and 13 tackles. Central added two late touchdowns for the final margin. McKeever ended with five receptions for 139 yards and three touchdowns and Tuggle was 8-for-13 passing for 319 yards and two touchdowns for Central. Southeastern hosts Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central (3-2) on Saturday, Oct. 24 at noon. Central travels to Dearborn Divine Child (1-4) on Friday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m.
2020 Detroit Southeastern
Head coach: Courtney Dinkins Assistant coaches: Mansfield Dinkins III, Brandon Dinkins, Sherman Neely, Kevin Person, Terrance Cortina, Mansfield Dinkins II, Deandre Coleman Athletic director: Anthony Paciero
Players: Leron Roseboro, Donald Echols, Marquise Dancy, Kasaries Crumsey, Taishawn Adams, Jayden Coakley, Jaydin Bracey, Brett Brown, Jamari Nance, Karon Allen, DeAnte Walker, Dominic Harris, Jlen Williamson Bey, Jvon Williamson Bey, De’Shawn Matthews, Chris Harden, Camren May, Joseph Faraad, Isaiah Hayes, Karod Hill, Omari Carter, Tayveon Jackson Matthews, Arkel Hugghis, J Sean Matthews, Phillip Tucker, Kevin Sturgis, Thomas Harris, Ashton Smith, Robert Yancy, Carlos Dubose, Isaiah Daniels, Matthew Tidwell, Antonio Overstreet, Nakia Pruett, Jeremiah Porter, Antonio Mayo, Mawrese Morris Jr.
2020 PSL Division 3/4 All City team
Detroit Central: Jus’tyz Tuggle, Elijah Grainger, Kenyatta McKeever, Anthony McCrary, David Mitchell; Detroit Southeastern: Leron Roseboro, Marquise Dancy, Kasaries Crumsey, Dominic Harris, De’Shawn Matthews; Detroit Henry Ford: Cardier Pollnietz, Terrell Cook, Darius Gaines, Jaylon Jones; Detroit Pershing: Narone Parker, Tyrese Orr, Fredrick Ealy, Christopher Burks; Detroit Collegiate Preparatory at Northwestern: Amarion Davis, Jerome Smith, Kobe Cannon; Detroit Communication & Media Arts: Jeremiah Williams, Evan Edgar, Tyrese Bomar-White; Detroit Osborn: Qusean McGowan, David Mosby-Griggs; Detroit Douglass: Alexander Wiltx, Denico Lawrence