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Prep Sports

September 15, 2012

Prep Football Roundup: 09/15/2012

ELK RAPIDS — Eddie Shaw only threw four passes.

Two of them went for touchdowns.

Shaw's scoring strikes to Nate Lee and Nate Wilson helped Elk Rapids wrap up a 48-21 Lake Michigan Conference victory over Charlevoix.

Thais Grays started off the Elks' scoring with a 3-yard run before Shaw's two TD passes put Elk Rapids up 21-7. Another Grays TD — this one from 60 yards out — put the Elks up 28-14 at halftime.

Kole Douglass tacked on a 15-yard TD run and Anthony Digiovanni had touchdown runs of 5 and 58 yards to close out the scoring.

Spencer LaPointe was 6 for 7 on extra points.

Grays ran for 201 yards on nine carries, whiel Digiovanni added 89 yards on five attempts. Shaw completed three of four passes for 130 yards and two scores.

Ryan Simpson paced the defense with 12 tackles, and Douglass added 10 stops.

Charlevoix moved the ball well, but eight offensive penalties stalled out drives.

For the Rayders, Tanner Catt ran 14 times for 127 yards and caught two passes for 13 yards and a touchdown. He also completed one pass for 16 yards.

Charlie Hamilton ran for 69 yards on three carries and caught two passes for 75 yards. Luke Klinger completed seven passes for 92 yards.

Shane Sutherland racked up 87 yards on 15 carries, and Bryan Noirot ran for 33 yards and a TD. J.J. Bottomley kicked three extra points.

On defense, Charlevoix (0-4) was led by Jared Reibel (seven tackles), Grayson Spegele (seven tackles), Tom Zipp (five tackles) and John Freyberg (three tackles, sack).

LAKE MICHIGAN

Kalkaska      48 East Jordan      0

Kalkaska returned three interceptions for touchdowns and defeated East Jordan 48-0 to start 3-1 in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1972-73.

The Blazers led 41-0 at halftime.

Zach Hill scored three touchdowns on the night, including two of the team's three pick sixes. Hunter Shelton had the other.

Hill rushed six times for 108 yards and a score.

Caleb Hauser and Will Noble each had two touchdowns — both scoring one rushing and one receiving.

Kalkaska travels Friday to Charlevoix.

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