Friday night Grand Rapids football scores, highlights for Sept. 2
Week 2 of the high school football season concluded Friday night across the Grand Rapids area.
It was a limited schedule that saw Caledonia, Catholic Central, East Kentwood and Zeeland West earn victories. Check out scores and highlights below.
Caledonia 68, North Farmington 14
Caledonia (2-0) led 35-7 after the first quarterback thanks to quarterback Mason McKenzie, who rushed for three touchdowns and threw for a fourth. McKenzie was 7-of-8 for 174 yards passing for the game with two touchdown passes, both to Justice Reed. McKenzie also rushed for 154 yards on five carries. Brock Townsend and DJ Walker also rushed for a pair of touchdowns each.
Catholic Central 41, Detroit Loyola 6
Kellen Russell-Dixon scored on a pair of 3-yard first half runs, and his interception set up Connor Wolf’s 2-yard touchdown pass to Nate VanTimmeren to put the Cougars (2-0) up 20-0 at halftime. Sean Sullivan and Billy Mikolay scored on short touchdown runs, and Ryan Eastland returned a fumble 54 yards for a score. The Cougars’ defense hasn’t given up a point this season. Loyola’s only score came on a fumble recovery.
East Kentwood 19, Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice 17
Andrew Welch’s 26-yard field goal as time expired lifted the Falcons to victory at home for the Falcons (1-1). Ben Cash was 11-of-14 through the air for 126 yards, and he rushed for 83 yards and a touchdown. Stellan Bowman finished with 52 rushing yards, one touchdown and eight tackles.
Zeeland West 28, Cedar Springs 0
The Dux (2-0) opened up a 20-0 first-quarter lead at Cedar Springs. Parker Holman scored on touchdown runs of 32, 58 and 28 yards, and he finished with 174 yards on nine carries. Rolando Robelin opened the game’s scoring with a 49-yard touchdown run. Trenton Bolhouse, Orion Yant and Brody Smeyers each had seven tackles for the Dux, and Bolhouse had an interception. Nate Slager had six tackles for the Red Hawks (0-2), while Ryan Mitchell had five and recovered a fumble.
34 Benton Harbor, Ottawa Hills 0
The Bengals fell to 0-2 on the season with the road loss.