lost to Monroe 21-7 on Friday night in the final regular-season home game, according to the MHSAA.
Fordson finished the regular season with a 5-4 overall record.
Fordson needed a victory to qualify for the state playoffs.
Meanwhile, defeated Garden City 28-18. The Thunderbirds finished with a 4-5 overall record.
also prevailed in its finale, defeating Detroit Consortium 35-12. The Falcons are 4-4 overall.