From staff reports
KALKASKA — Kaleb Hauser rushed for 256 yards and five touchdowns Friday night as Kalkaska rallied for a wild 41-33 Lake Michigan Conference win over Charlevoix.
The Blazers trailed 27-19 entering the fourth quarter.
Hauser scored on runs of 44, 1, 50, 77 and 16 yards. Quarterback Will Noble completed 7 of 16 passes for 197 yards and a score. That TD was a 91-yard pass to Josh Hill.
For Charlevoix, quarterback Luke Klinger completed 5 of 11 passes for 191 yards and three touchdowns. Nate Moon hauled in two of those scoring passes, covering 81 and 16 yards. The other six-pointer went 78 yards to Austin Putman.
Shane Sutherland rushed for 83 yards and scored on runs of 8 and 21 yards. Sam Hovie led the Rayders (1-4) with 99 yards on 16 attempts.
Eric Tracey had 12 tackles and Noble 11 for Kalkaska. Sutherland was in on 16 tackles for the Rayders.
Harbor Springs 7
Jake Swander completed 22 of 34 passes for 284 yards and four touchdowns as Grayling defeated Harbor Springs 42-7 in a Lake Michigan Conference contest.
Brandon Latusek and Dan Schultz each caught two scoring strikes. Latusek finished with six catches for 83 yards while Schultz had four receptions for 43 yards. Tyler McClanahan snared five passes for a team-high 98 yards.
Kevin Harris led the Vikings ground game with 71 yards and a touchdown. Mike Branch led the defensive charge with eight tackles, Dylan Wyman had seven.
Grayling (4-1, 2-0) hosts Elk Rapids on Friday.
Elk Rapids 42
East Jordan 6
It was Junior Night — unofficially — at Elk Rapids as the Elks downed East Jordan 42-6 in Lake Michigan Conference play.
Junior quarterback Adam Trautman rushed for 84 yards and a touchdown and completed 5 of 6 passes for 148 yards three more scores. Junior Logan Sentieri caught two passes and both went the distance from 15 and 25 yards.
Sentieri also returned the kickoff to start the second half 85 yards that set up his five-yard touchdown run.
Trautman, who had an 11-yard touchdown run that put Elk Rapids on the board early, hit Thais Grays on a 68-yard pass that made it 14-0.
The Elks final score came on a 47-yard interception by Sean Wells,
The Elks (4-1, 2-0) were paced defensively by Ryan Bush with 11 tackles and Kole Douglas with nine.
Glen Lake 42
Glen Lake scored 42 points on 26 plays in a 42-14 Northwest Conference win at Kingsley.
The Lakers (5-0, 3-0) had five scoring plays of 52 yards or more. Trevor Apsey had touchdown runs of 52 and 60 yards and returned a punt 67 yards. Quarterback Carter Lee went 52 and 65 yards for scores. Lee also tossed a 13-yard touchdown pass to Tristen Williams.
Apsey rushed for 125 yards in five carries and Lee 120 in five as well.
Kingsley scored its two touchdowns in the fourth quarter on Derek Arlt runs of 4 and 1. Dan Gelles led the Stags (3-2, 2-1) with 89 yards on the ground. Nate Zenner added 78.
Defensively, Travis Wiltjer was in on 11 tackles for the Lakers. Nick Endres had seven for Kingsley, which plays Benzie next Friday. Glen Lake hosts Frankfort.
Suttons Bay 22
Suttons Bay made it two wins in a row with a 22-14 verdict over Frankfort.
Zack Rice led the Norsemen (2-3) with 116 yards on 16 carries. He scored on runs of 17 and 32 yards. His 32-yard burst with 2:47 was the game’s final score.
Mason Rohrback had a 44-yard touchdown run that, followed by a two-point conversion from Ken Pease, put the Norsemen up 15-6.
Frankfort struck first on a five-yard David Loney run. Down 15-6 in the second half, Brandon Schaub went the distance from 34 yards for a score. Loney’s two-point run made it 15-14.
Rohrback finished with 54 yards rushing and Pease 39. Loney had 76 yards on the ground for the Panthers (2-3) and he passed for another 66.
Defensively, Shocko Shawandase had 12 tackles and a pick for Suttons Bay. Casey Cross was in on 11 stops and recovered a fumble, Gabe Rittenhouse had 10 tackles and two sacks and Cluadio Ruiz nine tackles and three sacks.
Isaac McKinnon finished with six tackles and Kole Hollenbeck five for Frankfort, which plays Glen Lake on Friday. Suttons Bay takes on Mesick.
Benzie Central 42
Evan Mocan celebrated his 18th birthday in style, running for 200 yards and scoring two touchdowns to lead Benzie Central to its first victory of the season with a 42-14 win over Mesick.
Mocan scored on touchdown runs of 5 and 1 yards among 22 carries and added a two-point conversion and eight tackles.
Michael Hoffert scored on a 47-yard TD run, Javi Rodriguez added a 16-yard TD rush and Zach Drake gained 96 yards on 12 carries, including a 24-yard rushing TD and another score on a 25-yard fumble return.
Chase Buist was 3 for 7 passing.
Andrew Fisk and Hoffert led the defense with 11 tackles each, with Hoffert forcing a fumble. Devlin Philo made 10 stops.
The Huskies (1-4) host Kingsley next Friday.
Mesick (0-5) was led by Garrett Humphreys’ 121 yards passing and two touchdowns. Chad Matthewson hauled in 64 yards of catches, including a 27-yard scoring strike, and Billy Bardocz had 42 receiving yards and a 5-yard receiving score.
Zach Riffle had eight solo tackles to lead the Bulldog defense, while Zach Gonyer and Pete Roush each had seven.
Roush gained 50 yards rushing and Brad Harris 36.
Mesick travels Friday to Suttons Bay.
Central Lake 14
Four different players scored touchdowns as Johannesburg-Lewiston beat Central Lake 30-14 in a Ski Valley contest.
The Cardinals (3-2, 2-1) had touchdown runs of 7 yards by Andrew Gross, 3 by quarterback Brandon Huff, 14 by Logan Huff and 10 by Dillon Cushman. The Cardinals also had a safety in the second quarter.
Will Brockman, who rushed for 139 yards, had a 13-yard touchdown run for Central Lake (2-3). Ben Hicks went in from five yards.
Defensively, Coalton Huff was in on 20 tackles and Gross 17 for Johannesburg. George Thayer had 11 tackles for the Trojans, who travel to Inland Lakes next Friday. The Cardinals host Rudyard.
Lake City 48
Pine River 0
Lake City (5-0, 2-0) remained unbeaten with a 48-0 shutout at the field of Highland Conference foe Pine River. The Trojans have outscored their opponents 262-6 so far.
QB Drew Marion rushed for 94 yards on 13 carries with TD runs of 14, 2 and 4 yards and also hit on 16-of-24 passes for 211 yards and scoring strikes of 3 yards to Kevin Kunkel and 27 yards to leaping Jared Ball in the end zone.
Slashing senior running back Jake Truesdale amassed 111 yards in 16 tries and tallied on bursts of 19 and 9 yards.
Kunkel pulled in five aerials for 53 yards and tight end Lucas Marion grabbed three for 67 yards.
Linebacker Lucas Marion recorded 11 stops while Truesdale and Kunkel each had 10. Drew Marion had a fumble recovery and an interception.