The final Friday of the regular season has come and gone.
Friday night on the Frenzy played host to a number of games with high stakes on the line. Conference champions were crowned, but there would be no time to rest as the playoffs begin next weekend.
Week 9 on the Frenzy showcased highlights from the following games:
Milwaukee Marquette at Menomonee Falls
The Marquette Hilltoppers hopped on the bus to take on the Indians of Menomonee Falls. Despite a hostile crowd in the Falls, the Hilltoppers managed to thrive on the Indians’ turf in this winner-take-all battle.
After coming off of a dominating win over winless West Allis Central, the Hilltoppers were expecting to come into a struggle against the Indians. That wouldn’t be the case as they rolled on to a 35-7 victory over Menomonee Falls.
The Greater Metro Conference has been a war zone all season, but the Hilltoppers have reached the summit once again, at least in the regular season. They are your Greater Metro Conference champions.
Milwaukee Washington vs. Morse-Marshall at Custer Stadium
With the fate of the City Conference championship hanging in the balance, Week 9 played host to a game between Morse-Marshall and Milwaukee Washington, teams who both boast 4-1 records in-conference.
Both teams were looking to keep pace with conference leader Rufus King, who is 5-0 in conference play.
Morse-Marshall got off to a quick start against 24-0 start against the Purgolders and would not look back. Heading into the fourth quarter, the Eagles had already piled up 52 points.
They would win big over Washington, 52-22. They move on to 6-3 (5-1 in conference play)
Whitefish Bay at Homestead
The reigning Division II champions, the Homestead Highlanders, were rolling at 8-0 heading into their matchup at home against the Blue Dukes.
Whitefish Bay had the honor of being the final opponent to try to stop the champs’ momentum heading into the playoffs but in the end, they couldn’t slow down the Highlanders.
Homestead’s defense dominated throughout, holding the Blue Dukes in check. Homestead rolls on into the postseason undefeated, looking for a second consecutive championship at 9-0.
The Highlanders are your North Shore Conference champions.
Plymouth at Kewaskum
On the final Friday of the 2013 regular season, Plymouth was looking to keep pace with Two Rivers atop Eastern Wisconsin standings as they took on Kewaskum on the road.
Plymouth would roll on to 8-1 on the year with a big 28-6 victory over Kewaskum. They are this year’s Eastern Wisconsin Conference champions.
Oostburg at Cedar Grove-Belgium
This Central Lakeshore conference rivalry continued with Oostburg taking on the Cedar Grove-Belgium in a battle of two one-loss teams.
Fans in attendance were treated to a show between the two teams. In the end, the Rockets dug deep at home and came out with a 32-27 victory over Oostburg. They finish their regular season campaign with an impressive 8-1 season.
The Rockets reign supreme as the 2013 Central Lakeshore champs with this big win.
Ozaukee at Random Lake
It was a big night for Ozaukee, who began their night off on the right foot, scoring off of a blocked punt on the first play of the game.
For most of the rest of the night, Ozaukee running back Kevin Beckmann took the wheel. He took on a bulk of the carries and finished his night with 123 yards on 23 carries. Ozaukee wind 21-14 and they finish out the regular season at 7-2.
Germantown at Port Washington
After their loss to Homestead a week ago, the Germantown Warhawks came back in a big way against Port Washington.
They win big, 42-16 and they finish out their regular season campaign with a 7-2 record.
South Milwaukee at Greendale
This game wasn't on a Friday night, but the day of the week didn't matter to Greendale or South Milwaukee as they did battle for the Woodland Conference title.
The Panthers' Josh Ringelberg had himself a night on Thursday through the air. The quarterback lit up the Thursday night sky with four touchdown passes and no interceptions. Complimenting Ringelberg's performance was running back Jake Zywicki, who nabbed 120 yard on 19 carries.
The Panthers pounced when it mattered most. They win big over the Rockets, 41-7 and are undefeated as this year's Woodland Conference champions.