Warriors Get Big Road Win With 39-28 Victory!
JV Warriors Go 6-0
Friday night, the Grass Lake football team hit full stride. Using a well balanced offensive game plan, the Warriors racked up an impressive 39 points against a strong team from Hanover Horton. Grass Lake racked up 355 yards total offense, passing for 231 yards and rushed for 176 yards.
Senior running back Cody Nickerson lead the ground attack for the boys in blue. Cody racked up 108 yards on 17 attempts, averaging 6.4 yards per carry. This was by far the best rushing performance by a Warrior yet this year. Junior quarterback Sean Hickey went an impressive 17 completions on 26 attempts. He connected with six different receivers on the night, Haden Cockream had four catches for 85 yards. The youngsters of the running back group had a great finding the end zone 4 times. Freshman Trenton Holdon and sophomore Cam Darrow both had two scores each.
On Defense Dalton Diuble and Cam Darrow combined for 25 tackles. Both Scott Crutchfield and Cole Hamlin found the Hanover QB in the backfield for a total of 4 sacks. Making his first varsity start freshman corner back Winston Higgins had an electrifying interception that sparked the Warrior’s on the a strong victory. Grass Lake will be on the road Friday night traveling to Addison to take on the panthers, kickoff for the game will at 7:00PM.
On a side note, the junior varsity football program is rolling strong this season with a 6-0 record. The varsity has already pulled five of the best players to help fill some weak spots in the roster. Sophomore quarterback Trae Ruggles has been leading the team with a passing attack that is second to none. The team has been out scoring other teams on an average of 40-6. The JV team will be playing it’s last home game Thursday night at home with kickoff at 6:30.
Until Next time…