Tigers Take Down Pack- Eye Playoff Spot
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Grant improved their record to 5-2 with a convincing win over the visiting Fremont Packers Friday night.
The Tigers jumped out to a 7-0 lead on a 58 yard run by Casey Geers. Grant added to the scoring in the first quarter on touchdown passes to...
...Danny Atwood and Jimmy Montney, both from Trent Throop. At the end of the first quarter Grant led 20-0.
Grant added 19 more points in the second quarter with touchdown passes to Ian Francisco and Kyle Lowry. Jimmy Montney also intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown. The Tigers went to the locker room at halftime with a commanding 39-0 lead.
In the second half the Tigers scored on an 80 yard kickoff return by Casey Geers and a 21 run by Marco Alvarez. Gabe Castro was 4 for 8 on extra point attempts.
Once again the Tiger defense put in an outstanding performance, allowing only 1 offensive touchdown by the Packers. The Tigers turned Fremont over 6 times, including 3 fumbles and 3 interceptions.
The Grant offense finished with 304 yards rushing on 28 carries and 156 yards passing. Throop had 6 completions on 12 attempts with 4 touchdown passes.
Next week the Tigers travel to Newaygo to take on the Lions in “The Battle of M37”. A win over the Newaygo would punch Grant’s playoff ticket for the first time since 2012.