Muskegon Catholic blasts Muskegon Heights Academy 59-16

Local Sports Journal

MUSKEGON HEIGHTS – Things got ugly pretty quickly Friday night when Muskegon Catholic rolled into Muskegon Heights Academy and scored on nine possessions in a 59-16 blowout win on the Tigers’ home turf.

Muskegon Catholic's Nick Holt leads a string of Crusaders to the end zone Friday night versus Muskegon Heights Academy. (Photo by Tim Riley)

Muskegon Catholic’s Nick Holt leads a string of Crusaders to the end zone Friday night versus Muskegon Heights Academy. (Photo by Tim Riley)

The Crusaders (2-2) got the most out of senior Alex Lewandoski, who had two first-quarter rushing touchdowns, and added another through the air from the hand of QB Nick Holt. Holt notched a first-quarter rushing score as well.

After the Crusader defense forced a Tiger safety, Junior Tommy Scott added a 60-yard TD scamper in the first-quarter as well to help cap a 37-point opening stanza.

Scott led all rushers with 83 yards on just four carries.

MCC’s defense finished with four picks.

Holt started the second quarter the way he finished the first, scoring from 34 yards out to open the frame. Teammate Anthony Woodard added two second-quarter scores – from one-and three-yards out, while late in the half, the Tigers’

The Crusader defense swarmed all evening versus Muskegon Heights, causing four interceptions and a safety. (Photo by Tim Riley)

The Crusader defense swarmed all evening versus Muskegon Heights, causing four interceptions and a safety. (Photo by Tim Riley)

Jamarius Rule return a kickoff 93 yards to the house to get the Muskegon Heights on the board.

MCC kicker Griffen Seymour, who also made six PATs, banged home a 39-yard field goal in the third quarter, and Heights’ QB Eddie Tornes delivered a 56-yard TD pass to Jeff Jordan in the fourth to provide, along with a successful two-point conversion, the final result.

Jordan finished with 51 yards on four catches and a score.

Holt finished with 77 yards on the ground on five carries and two scores, while Woodard and Lewandoski both finished with 42 yards on the ground on 12 and five carries, respectively, and two scores apiece.

MCC's Lewandoski rushed for two first-quarter TDs and caught another in the Crusader's 37-point opening frame. (Photo by Tim Riley)

MCC’s Alex Lewandoski rushed for two first-quarter TDs and caught another in the Crusader’s 37-point opening frame. (Photo by Tim Riley)

Muskegon Heights’ Academy’s Montae Jones led all defenders with seven tackles, while Lewandowski had six to lead the Crusader defense.

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