The East Lansing Soccer team qualified for it’s third trip to the MHSAA State Finals with a 2-0 win over Farmington Hills Harrison in the semi-final game at Fenton on Wednesday night. This is the Trojans eighth trip to the finals and third in the last 5 seasons. East Lansing has won state championships in 1987,2002,2005,2013 and 2014.
The Trojans got second half goals from Almir Celovic with 17.52 remaining in the regulation time. Mohamed Babale headed the second goal on a beautiful sliding cross assist from freshman Will Knapp just under 7 minutes remaining to seal the victory and send the Trojans to the finals.
The Trojans will play for the programs sixth State Championship at Comstock Park High School on Saturday. The game will kickoff at 12:00 noon. The Trojans will face Holland who beat Coldwater 3-0 in the other Division 2 semi-final.
There will be a fan bus that will depart the high school at 10:15 AM. Cost for the ride will be $5 per person. Parents are welcome to ride the fan bus. if there is room. Admission to the game will be $8.00 at the gate.
Comstock Park High School is located at 150 Six Mile Rd. NE, Comstock Park, MI 49321. Parking is $3.00 per car and $5 for a motor home or RV.