Collin Lay ran for three touchdowns in the first half and Jesse Smith returned a fumble 85 yards for a score as Portland St. Patrick weathered a fourth quarter comeback to beat Battle Creek St. Phillip in its district final.
Kyle Schrauben made an 11-yard run for a touchdown to open the scoring in the second half before Smith returned the fumble to put the Shamrocks up 34-7. The Shamrock’s (11-0) will face Deckerville on Saturday.
PSP – Collin Lay 64 run (Franco Chavez-Lopez kick)
PSP – Lay 5 run (Franco Chavez-Lopez kick)
BCSP – Rich Yacovoni 22 pass from Alex Doyle (David Downey Jr. kick)
PSP – Lay 3 run (Franco Chavez-Lopez kick)
PSP – Kyle Schrauben 11 run (Franco Chavez-Lopez kick)
PSP – Jesse Smith 85 fumble return (kick blocked)
BCSP – Downey Jr. 21 pass from Doyle (Downey Jr. kick)
BCSP – Downey Jr. 63 pass from Doyle (Downey Jr. kick)
BCSP – Hunter Haley 5 pass from (Downey Jr. kick)
|St. Ph||St. Pa|
|Total Net Yards||432||337|
Rushing — St. Patrick , Collin Lay 16-91, Danny Beachnau 9-50, Tate Schrauben 12-84, Joe Weller 1-2, John Carley 3-26.
Passing — St. Patrick , Collin Lay 3-11-1-55.
Receiving — St. Patrick , John Carley 1-22, Garrett Pline 2-33.
PEWAMO-WESTPHALIA 48, GOBLES 12
WESTPHALIA Jered Myszcak ran for 234 yards and three scores to lead Pewamo-Westphalia to the Division 7 District 1 final victory over Gobles on Saturday. Brandon Wieber added 57 yards on the ground and a score for the Pirates who will advance to face Decatur in the regional final next weekend.
PW: Kyle Nurenberg 9 run (kick failed)
PW: Jered Myszcak (Nurenberg run good)
PW: Myszcak 3 run (Aaron Rademacher kick good)
PW: Rademacher 2 run (Rademacher kick good)
PW: Myszcak 24 run (Rademacher kick good)
PW: Owen Schafer 73 kick block return (Rademacher kick good)
PW: Brandon Wieber 1 run (Rademacher kick failed)
G: Pierce Vreeland 42 run (kick failed)
G: Adam Vosburg 5 run (run failed)
|Total Net Yards||392|
Rushing — Pewamo-Westphalia, Trey Bauer 2-29, A.J. Keusch 3-11, Jered Myszak 17-234, Kyle Nurenberg 5-16, Aaron Rademacher 4-13, Dustin Smith 1-4, Brandon Wieber 10-57, Ross Wolniakowski 3-16.
Passing — Pewamo-Westphalia, Kyle Nurenberg 1-3–12.
Receiving — Pewamo-Westphalia, Lane Simon 1-12.