Ann Arbor Football Highlights: Chelsea, Saline rolls 5-0 with one-sided wins
CHELSEA – Chelsea’s soccer team returned to action on Friday after sitting out last week when Pinckney canceled.
The Bulldogs wasted no time getting back to business as they took a 27-6 lead at halftime on their way to a 48-6 win over Adrian.
Chelsea star running back Trent Hill rushed for two scores, catching a touchdown pass from Lucas Dunn, who ended the night with three TDs passes to Hill, Lucas Hanifan and Ben Strzyzewski.
Cole Munson kicked back 71 yards for a score and Jayden Woody recovered in the end zone and Lucas Dawson beat Ethan Lyles for the Bulldogs final score as they improved to 5-0 and 3-0 at the Southeastern Conference-White.
Next Friday they meet Ypsilanti (0-5).
To view the photo gallery of Chelsea’s win over Adrian on Friday, please click here.
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Saline led 41-0 at halftime en route to a 53-7 win over Ann Arbor Skyline.
Standout sophomore quarterback CJ Carr threw four touchdown passes in the first half as the Hornets hit a season high in points.
Sam Frush intercepted two TD passes while Carr also scored with Caden Winston and Roma Laurio.
Zach Antal stormed for two TDs, Blaise Balstos added a rushing score and Collin Krasko returned a fumble for a touchdown for the Hornets, who are now 5-0 in the overall standings and 4 0 in the SEC-Red.
The Hornets face rival Pioneer next Friday.
Milan recover with victory at home
The Big Reds took the sting of last week’s narrow loss to Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central as they rolled Flat Rock 43-8 on Friday night.
Milan led 21-0 after the first quarter and were 36-8 ahead at halftime.
“It was great to be back on the field after last week’s heavy defeat,” said Milan coach Jesse Hoskins.
Milan’s senior QB Cole McElvany stormed for 136 yards and three scores, adding 108 yards of passing and a touchdown.
William Gaskell chips with 67 rushing yards and a touchdown for the Big Reds, Evan Morelock caught a TD and Jett Isaacs caught five passes for 101 yards.
The Big Reds advanced to 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the Huron League with a huge conference match in Riverview (5-0, 4-0 HL) next Friday.
“It’s time we got ready to play at the highest possible level,” said Hoskins.
Whitmore Lake takes chances against Lutheran Northwest
Despite Whitmore Lake only having 13 games in the first half and Lutheran Northwest holding the ball for nine minutes in the third quarter, Whitmore Lake found a way.
The Trojans rode their stormy attack to a 28:14 victory, putting the late defeat of last week in the past.
Nathan Francis raced Whitmore Lake with 164 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries, while Isaac Brady rushed 70 yards and one more score.
Whitmore Lake also got help from Brady on the defensive side of the ball when he forced a fumble and returned it 28 yards for a score.
The Trojans have regrouped to take it 4-1 overall and 2-1 in the Michigan Independent Athletic Conference and will attempt to beat Parkway Christian 5-1 next week.
Huron wins big against Monroe
The River Rats had tried to beat Monroe 12 times in school history, but Friday night was different when they drove to a 38-14 win.
Read more about Huron’s Dominant Game by clicking here.
Dexter dramatically defeats Pioneer
The Dreadnaughts scored the most points ever against a Pioneer team when they rolled over the Pioneers 69-13.
Check out the recap of Dexter’s crooked victory by clicking here.
Ypsilanti’s struggles continue
The Grizzlies were again on the losing side on Friday evening.
Although Ashton Jenson stormed for 153 yards and a touchdown, Ypsilanti fell 30-9 against Tecumseh and is now 0-5 a year.
The Grizzlies will have another tough fight next week when they play the No. 1 Division 4 team in Chelsea (5-0) next week.
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