Muskegon Heights loses late lead, falls to Manistee in Lakes 8 football

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The Muskegon Heights football team suffered a tough loss against Manistee 14-12 on Friday in a Lakes 8 contest.

LSJ Logo incertThe Tigers (1-3) led 12-7 with under six minutes to play before Manistee scored the final touchdown of the game.Sport Clips 2016 football ad

JaJuante Trotter was the main source of offense for Muskegon Heights, rushing for 167 yards and two touchdowns.

Trotter opened the game’s scoring with an eight-yard score in the second quarter and then helped the Tigers recapture the lead with a five-yard touchdown run early in the fourth.

Jevontae Kendricks had 93 yards on the ground to go with a team-high 49 receiving yards for the Tigers.

 

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