Posted On: 03/13/19 1:03 PM

Detroit Edison Public School Academy 76, Flint Beecher 69

In many's eyes, the Division 3 State Championship game was played on Tuesday night on the campus of St. Clair Community College.

In many's eyes, Flint Beecher was the favorite to win this years Division 3 state championship. But Detroit Edison Public School Academy (DEPSA), defending champs in Class C, weren't having any of it. 

Eight teams entered the MHSAA's quarterfinal round, four of which were ranked in the final AP Top Ten poll for Division 3 - including #1 Flint Beecher. But it was DEPSA's talented roster that bounced the Bucs from postseason play Tuesday with a 76-69 victory. Now with the field trimmed down to four teams, unbeatens Pewamo-Westphalia (2nd) and Iron Mountain (3rd) advance to Michigan State University's Breslin Center as the only remaining ranked teams. Erie Mason (23-2) finished just the year just outside of the top ten while the battle-tested DEPSA moves on to the semifinals standing strong with their record of 19-7.

Big-Man Bryce
Beecher had no answer for the size and strength of DEPSA's Bryce George (2020). 

Despite drawing in two and sometimes three Beecher defenders, the 6'6 George tallied 13 points in the first

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