Local Sports Journal

The Muskegon Heights football team had reason for optimism Friday after grabbing a one-point lead after one quarter.

But then the roof caved in on the Tigers (2-4), who ended up on the short end of a 49-20 decision to Bay City John Glenn on their home field.

The Tigers led 8-7 after one quarter.

But Glenn overmatched the hosts in the second quarter, racing to a 28-8 halftime lead and never looking back.

Quarterback Ontario Porchia led Muskegon Heights by completing 13-of-32 passes for 297 yards, including a 58-yard touchdown.

Pherris Flowers had four catches for 138 yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers while contributing five tackles on the defensive side of the ball. De’Montay Jones added four catches for 145 yards. KeyAndre Collins rumbled 25 yards for a touchdown and finished with 47 yards rushing.

Jalen Harris led the Muskegon Heights defense with seven tackles and John Mannurs chipped in with six.