Prep football preview: Macomb Area capsules - Detroit Free Press

Coach's poll: Macomb Dakota 56. Clinton Township Chippewa Valley 54, Sterling Heights Stevenson 49, Utica Eisenhower 39, Warren Mott 38, L'Anse Creuse North 34. Macomb Twp. L'Anse Creuse North (1-4, 4-5). Top players: OLB/WR Jake Mitrak, DT Michael Biundo, OL/DT Brian Summers, C/DT Zac Lanzon, MLB Brenden Jackson. Team Strength: Speed, senior leadership. Outlook: Coach Anthony Kiner expects his team to be one of the top six in the MAC regardless of division. With a veteran quarterback throwing to Mitrak North should be able to move the ball the ball through the air. Warren Mott (2-3, 5-5). Top players: CB/WR Tylen Redding. OL/DL Kris Campbell, WR/CB Kyran Daniels, RB/SS Jayvon Wilson, OL/DL Malachi Taylor. Chippewa Valley (2-3, 8-4). Top Players: DB/WR Stefan Claiborne, QB Patrick Briningstool, DL Nicco Moroso, OL Jon Anderson, WR Jimmy Czarnik. Outlook: The Big Red shocked Macomb Dakota at the Cougars den in the playoffs and was ousted by a 400-yard rushing performance by Detroit Cass Tech's Mike Weber. Sterling Heights Stevenson (3-2, 7-3). Top players: RB/DB Jared Cutlip, QB/DB Frank D'Ascenzo IV, OL/DL Dez Lance, DE Jordan Lewis, TE/DE Andrew Loria. Outlook: Coach Kevin Frederick expects the Titans to run the football with Cutlip and a veteran quarterback in D'Ascenzo. Source: