Lakeview turned in a strong defensive effort and ran rampant on offense in a 50-0 victory at Benton Harbor in Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference non-division action on Friday.
The Spartans scored early and often, jumping out to a 36-0 halftime lead, as they improved their record to 2-0 on the season.
Mike Campbell led an efficient Lakeview rushing attack with 71 yards and two touchdowns on five carries. Malik Schrad also made the most of his touches for the Spartans, rushing for three touchdowns and 55 yards on just five carries.
“We had a short field all night long, because our defense played so well,” said Lakeview coach Matt Miller. “Our entire defense put in a great effort.”
Lakeview’s defense held the Tigers to just 62 yards of total offense.
J.D. Jean-Jules recorded three sacks and Dontrel Childress had an interception for the Spartans.
Climax-Scotts 49, (at) New Buffalo 25: Logan Simmons ran for 169 yards on 12 carries and had touchdown bursts of 54, 14, 33 and 20 yards as the visiting Panthers improved to 2-0. Joshua Fleck added two TDs on the ground and 107 yards rushing. Also, Samuel Eshuis had a 51-yard TD run. Defensively, Shawn Arnett had 11 tackles, Eshuis had 10, and Troy Nelson had two quarterback sacks.
Mattawan 64, (at) Marshall 34: Danny Welke passed for 241 yards (14-for-28) and two touchdowns and also ran for a pair of scores in the Redhawks’ second loss in as many outings. Landry Reynolds caught five passes for 147 yards and a TD, and Brice Banfield had three catches for 42 yards and a TD. Sergeo Brown rushed for 100 yards on eight attempts, and Bobby Owens had 70 yards rushing on 11 chances and a TD. Tyler Horn had seven tackles defensively for Marshall.
(At) Quincy 42, Concord 18: Jimmy Strock scored on a pair of runs and finished the night with 175 yards rushing on 21 carries as the host Orioles improved to 2-0 overall. Also, Jimmy King ran for a 77-yard touchdown run (he finished with 113 yards on nine carries); Chase Cook threw a 61-yard TD pass to Michael Tesch, Quinn Eifrid had a 45-yard TD run, and Jake Jodway had a 7-yard score. Defensively for Quincy, King had 12 tackles.
(At) Adrian-Madison 20, Bellevue 6: The visiting Broncos scored their only touchdown in the first quarter when Cody Raschenberger blocked a punt and fell on the ball in the end zone. Rushing-wise for Bellevue (1-1) against Adrian (2-0), Darren Sommers had 127 yards on 22 carries. Defensively, Bonshae Evans had nine tackles and three sacks, and Cole Madry had eight tackles and three quarterback sacks.
(At) Bronson 18, Onsted 14: Bronson’s Daniel McMichael ran for 108 yards on 21 carries and had a rushing TD, Kyle Roberts ran for 67 yards on 10 tries and scored on the ground, and McMichael also passed for a TD to Roberts in the triumph (McMichael was 7-for-11 for 61 yards in the air overall).
51, (at) Gull Lake 27: Gull Lake’s Ty Kellam had a nice day receiving with four catches for 78 yards and a touchdown as the Blue Devils fell to 0-2. T.J. Haase led the Blue Devils with 70 yards rushing on five carries and Tyler VanderMolen added 52 yards on the ground. Odell Miller led Gull Lake’s defense with 14 tackles and Nick Miller had two interceptions.
(at) Coldwater 13: The host Cardinals’ scores came on a 10-yard run by Cooper Murphy in the third quarter and a 1-yarder by Kenneth Garrett in the fourth. Coldwater (0-2) trailed 22-0 at the half. Murphy finished with 76 yards rushing on 28 attempts, and Garrett had 64 yards on 13 tries.
Maple Valley 30, (at) Delton Kellogg 7: Beau Johnson threw a 67-yard TD pass to Anthony Mahler and Johnson also scored on a 40-yard run as the Lions (1-1) beat the Panthers (0-2) in the KVA. Also for Maple Valley, Austin Gonser scored on a 75-yard punt return, and Dillon Kennedy scored on a 12-yard run (he finished with 90 yards rushing). Delton Kellogg’s TD came in the first quarter on a 39-yard T.J. Wooden run. Defensively for the Lions, Cole Decker had 10 tackles, including a sack. For D-K, Mike Ford had 10 tackles.
(At) Webberville 56, Tekonsha 52: Tekonsha was led by Jeremy Scherer’s 191 yards and four touchdowns on 30 carries. Scherer also had 11 tackles on defense. Isaac Mead led Tekonsha’s receivers with 176 yards and two touchdowns with quarterback Riley Lloyd throwing for 233 yards and two touchdowns. Justin Evans had nine tackles and Travis Hurley had eight tackles and a fumble recovery in the Indians’ losing effort.