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Friday's high school football standouts

Fowlerville quarterback Nick Semke throws a pass against Portland Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, in Portland, Mich. Portland won 33-0.

Fowlerville quarterback Nick Semke throws a pass against Portland Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, in Portland, Mich. Portland won 33-0.

Here’s a look at some of the top performers in the Lansing area from Friday’s games. This list reflect stats submitted to the LSJ.

STARS OF THE NIGHT

NOLAN BIRD, GRAND LEDGE: The junior quarterback threw a key touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to help the Comets fend off East Lansing and capture the CAAC Blue title. Bird completed 18 of 31 passes for 243 yards and two touchdowns in Grand Ledge’s 31-28 win.

ANDREW FOX, IONIA: Fox scored the go-ahead touchdown in the final minute to help the Bulldogs to a 41-34 win over McBain. He finished with 135 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

ZACK KEMP, EATON RAPIDS: The quarterback threw for 294 yards and four touchdowns in the Greyhounds’ win over Leslie.

DAVID LOCHER, DEWITT: Set a school record with a 94-yard touchdown run during the Division 3 No. 5-ranked Panthers’ 48-14 victory over Division 5 No. 2-ranked Menominee. Locher had five carries for 161 yards and two touchdowns.

NICK SEMKE, FOWLERVILLE: The quarterback returned to the lineup to help the Gladiators earn a spot in the postseason. He threw for 194 yards and two scores and ran for 99 yards and a touchdown to help Fowlerville hand Division 4 No. 10-ranked Corunna a second straight loss.

PARKER SMITH, LAKEWOOD: Ran for the game-tying touchdown and winning 2-point conversion with 1:42 remaining to help the Vikings move to 8-0 with a 38-36 win over Charlotte.

DALIS WILLIAMS, OKEMOS: The senior running back rushed for 219 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries in the Chiefs’ win over Eastern.

PASSING
Lucas Leak, Waverly – 340 yards (4 TDs)
Zack Kemp, Eaton Rapids – 294 yards (4 TDs)
Mason Gee-Montgomery, Stockbridge — 276 yards (4 TDs)
Hunter Helmic, East Lansing – 258 yards (2 TDs)
Max Tiraboschi, Bath – 248 yards (2 TDs)
Nolan Bird, Grand Ledge – 243 yards (2 TDs)
Nick Putnam, Laingsburg – 211 yards (3 TDs)
John Meyer, Ionia – 199 yards (3 TDs)
Nick Semke, Fowlerville – 194 yards (2 TDs)
Ross Feldpausch, St. Johns – 166 yards (2 TDs)
Will Nagel, DeWitt — 163 yards (3 TDs)
David Locher, DeWitt – 161 yards (2 TDs)
Michael Lynn III, Lansing Catholic – 146 yards
Drew Stout, Carson City-Crystal – 140 yards

RUSHING
Dalis Williams, Okemos – 219 yards (3 TDs)
Colton Stipcak, Fulton – 191 yards (2 TDs)
Cody Blankenburg, Sexton – 170 yards (1 TD)
Lucas Fraidenburg, Laingsburg – 170 yards (1 TD)
Jared Smith, Pewamo-Westphalia – 163 yards (2 TDs)
Jonathan Stid, Dansville – 156 yards (3 TDs)
Justin Bicy, Holt – 150 yards (1 TD)
Andrew Fox, Ionia – 135 yards (3 TDs)
Jace Heinze, Maple Valley – 125 yards (2 TDs)
Noah Caudy, Lakewood – 118 yards
Gabe Schrauben, Portland – 111 yards (2 TDs)
Frankie Ulrich, Maple Valley – 104 yards (1 TD)
Michael Lynn III, Lansing Catholic – 103 yards (4 TDs)
Dom Clerkley, Okemos – 102 yards

RECEIVING
Drew Shafer, Eaton Rapids – 166 yards (2 TDs)
Kye Tackett, Waverly – 148 yards (2 TDs)
Gio Thornton, Waverly – 138 yards
Kolby Canfield, Stockbridge – 132 yards (3 TDs)
Keyshawn Harris, Waverly – 117 yards (2 TDs)
Joey Emery, Bath – 115 yards
Bobby Olger, Ovid-Elsie – 103 yards (2 TDs)
Darian Holbrook, East Lansing – 102 yards
Nic Baker, Lansing Catholic – 100 yards
Cal Johnston, Grand Ledge – 100 yards
Cameron Sanicki, Ionia – 96 yards (2 TDs)
Kellen Frohriep, Leslie – 95 yards (2 TDs)
Brandon Showers, Mason – 95 yards (1 TD)

Contact Brian Calloway at bcalloway@lsj.com. Follow him on Twitter @brian_calloway