For the third time in school history the Marine City football team has advanced to the State Championship game. The Mariners topped Lansing Sexton 12-7 on Saturday in the division 4 semi-finals. Marine City is (12-1) on the season and will face Grand Rapids South Christian on Friday at 7:30 PM at Ford Field. The Mariners won the state title in 2007 beating Country Day 21-7 and also reached the final game in 2011 losing to Zeeland West 45-7. The best season in St. Clair history ended on Saturday with a 21-20 loss to DeWitt in the division 3 semi-finals. The Saints went (11-2) this year, setting a school record for wins.