Kent City 46 Holton 0
The Eagles continue to fly as they blasted to a 19-0 first quarter lead enroute to a shutout victory over the Red Devils.
“Not our best showing,” said Holton Coach Jack Nummerdor.” Kent City played a great game. (KC Coach)Bill (Crane), does a nice job with those kids and Gio Weeks is a good ball player.
"We did a nice job slowing him down a bit, but then the Meeks kid and number 8 gashed us a bit.”
Aaron Herron paced the running attack for Holton as he grinded out 80 yards against a solid Eagle defense. Kaleb Kitchka added 25 and Austin Hawkins contributed 22.
Drew Trygstad hit on 3 passes for 69 yards with 2 of them finding the hands of Derek Pouch for 68 yards.
Top tacklers were Herron (13), Kitschka (8), Colby Younts (6) who also recovered a fumble and Draven Wyant (5) including a tackled for a loss.
The Devils, now 5-2, need one more win to guarantee a spot in the post season.
“We will move on,” added Coach Nummerdor.”Leroy Pine River is on deck and we will fix the issues and come back to go 1-0 next week.”
The Bucks are also 5-2 on the season.
Morley Stanwood 35 Hesperia 6
A depleted Panther squad faced down the run oriented offense of Morley, a team with their eye on the playoffs.
The Mohawks piled up 293 yards on the ground and held the Hesperia offense in check until Logan Balkema launched a scoring pass into the arms of Jacob Klemundt to get the Panthers on the board in the 4th quarter.
“We started the game with 15 players, finished with 12,” said Panther Coach Doug Bolles. “Proud of my guys for never quitting and playing four quarters.”
Balkema and Cameron Follett led the team in rushing with 24 yards apiece while Kaiden Robbins paced the defense with 9 tackles. Balkema and Connor VanBuskirk.
The loss brings the Hesperia record to 1-6 on the season. The Black Cats return home to face the Aggies of Beal City, also sporting a 1-6 season mark.
Lakeview 58 White Cloud 0
Injuries and illness had an already struggling Indian team trying to stop a Wildcat team that was celebrating home coming. Lakeview took the opening kick and returned to their own 40 yard line. The first play from scrimmage resulted in a 60 yard touchdown run.
Adrian Rodriguez was 5 for 11 passing for 79 yards. Steven Holt had 3 receptions for 67 yards. Levi Graham had 1 catch for 10 yards and Donavan Stevens added 1 catch for 2 yards.
Alek Degan, Steven Holt and Tyler Blackall had 3 tackles each.
White Cloud (0-7) will host Evart in their home finale Friday. The Wildcats (1-6) have lost 6 straight since their season opening win over Fremont.
Tri County 14 Fremont 12
The Vikings snapped a 3 game losing streak as they edged Fremont in the final home game of the season for the Packers.
Newaygo 21 Grant 7
In this epic rivalry, the Battle of M-37, and Newaygo's Homecoming, tension was at a peak.
In the first half, Newaygo scored first to go up 7-0 with 6:32 left in the first quarter. It stayed that way heading into the locker room at halftime.
Grant quickly scored right out of the half, tying the game at 7 with 9:56 in the 3rd quarter.
Newaygo wasn't deterred, however, and went up 14-7 with 3:39 left in the third off a pass from Swinehart to Jarrod Wismar, who made a fancy move to avoid the defenders and sped into the end zone.
Newaygo sealed the deal in the 4th quarter, scoring off a short run to go up 21-7.
Other CSAA games
Reed City (7-0) 80 Central Montcalm (0-7) 0
Big Rapids (4-3) 58 Chippewa Hills (3-4) 22