Traverse City Record-Eagle

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October 27, 2012

Football roundup: Lakers shut down Boyne

BOYNE CITY — Glen Lake rushed for 267 yards, while holding Boyne City to 156 yards in total offense, in posting a 28-16 Division 6 pre-district football win here Friday night.

The Lakers (9-1) never trailed after bolting to a 21-0 lead in the second quarter.

Dale Pleva scored from 21 yards, Anthony Czapek five and Tyler Stachnik nine as the Lakers asserted early control.

Boyne City's Austin Gardner kicked a 32-yard field goal to make it 21-3 at half.

Corey Redman rallied the Ramblers in the third quarter, scoring on a one-yard run and then connecting with Connor Beebe from seven yards out. That made 21-16.

But Glen Lake put it away when quarterback Carter Lee scored on an option from six yards out in the fourth quarter.

Lee finished with 90 yards rushing and 48 passing. Czapek added 88 yards on the ground for the Lakers, who were playing without injured star Trevor Apsey.

Elliott Bregni led the defensive surge with nine tackles. Travis Wiltjer added eight.

For Boyne City (8-2), Malik Smith rushed for 77 yards. Redman was 11 of 18 for 75.

DIVISION 7

Mancelona      38 Whittemore-Prescott 24

Trevor Ackler ran for four touchdowns — including a pair that each covered 50 or more yards — as Mancelona defeated Whittemore-Prescott 38-24 in Division 7 playoff action.

He carried the ball 16 times for 198 yards in the game, while Wyatt Derrer gained 108 yards on 20 attempts and Logan Borst added 28 yards and a touchown.

The Ironmen led 22-0 by the end of the first quarter on Ackler runs of 6 and 7 yards and a Borst 6-yard TD run. Derrer ran for one two-point conversion, and Kyle Schepperley threw another to Borst.

Ackler tacked on second-half touchdowns of 50 and 56 yards to give Mancelona (10-0) a 38-8 lead before Whittemore scored twice in the final seven minutes, including at the final horn.

Luke Smigielski led the Ironman defense with 11 tackles and a sack, Brandon Scott had six stops and Dalton Sulz and Dakota Orman each had four tackles.

Mancelona will play Ishpeming next Saturday at 1 p.m for the district championship.

"They've always been one of the top programs in Division 7," Ironmen coach Dan Derrer said. "They're always good. If we go up there and play like we should, we can win it."

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