Local Sports Journal
Mona Shores’ hopes seemed doomed on Saturday when star quarterback Tyree Jackson and backup QB Tyler Trovinger both left the game with injuries. But the Sailors’ third-stringer, Elijah Wilson, calmly led them to a miraculous victory.
Check out photos from LSJ’s Eric Sturr, who captured the excitement and emotion of the biggest win in Sailor football history-so far.
A bandaged Tyree Jackson and winning QB Elijah Wilson share the victory. Photo/Eric Sturr
Coach Koziak continues to inspire his team after the victory as they will now move on to Ford Field. Photo/Eric Sturr
Mona Shores third quarterback – No. 13 Elijah Wilson celebrates after he throws a fourth quarter touchdown pass to Kobe Burse. Photo/Eric Sturr
No. 7 Tyler Trovinger charges in to tie the score at 17 with a 2 point conversion. Photo/Eric Sturr
Matt Schuiteman catches a big pass over the middle inside the Farmington Hills ten yard line. Photo/Eric Sturr
Kobe Burse comes down with a big interception late in the second quarter. Photo/Eric Sturr
Backup QB Tyler Trovinger keeps the drive moving with a first down run. Photo/Eric Sturr
No. 32 Dom Shermeta takes down Farmington Hills – Justin Whitted. Photo/Eric Sturr
No. 66 Christian Boyd signals the Safety as a trio of Shores players hover over the Farmington Hills quarterback in the end-zone. Photo/Eric Sturr
Backup quarterback Tyler Trovinger gives the thumbs up as he’s carted off the field. Photo/Eric Sturr
Tyree Jackson unloads down field. Photo/Eric Sturr
Tyree Jackson is helped off the field after getting injured in the second quarter. He would not return. Photo/Eric Sturr