With the playoff announcement just hours away, we here at Local Sports Journal can’t tell you how much fun we have had covering our area’s football teams this season.
Area student athletes have risen and done what they were expected of. They showed up week in and week out and fans could not be happier. Win or lose, we show up to watch these games because the kids on the field deserve our support.
So in lieu of this up coming playoff season, lets take a look at a photo gallery of some of the area teams that fought for a win this past Friday night.
Hesperia’s Gerrit Yates scores a rushing touchdown. Photo/Scott Stone
Vernonell Smith on the rush for North Muskegon. Photo/Scott Stone
Hesperia Panther running back Mark Workman lowers his shoulder before crossing end zone against North Muskegon’s Andrew Butzow. Photo/Scott Stone
Brady Luttrull drops back to pass for Oakridge. Photo/Sherry Wahr
Mona Shores’s Hunter Broersma looks to make the catch from QB Tyler Trovinger. Photo/Jason Goorman
Mona Shores defensive lineman Nick Brown looks to block a pass against Kenowa Hills. Photo/Jason Goorman
Mona Shores quarterback Tyler Trovinger on the rush. Photo/Jason Goorman
Adrian Prieto congratulates Hunter Broersma after nabbing an interception. Photo/Jason Goorman
Mona Shores Coach Matt Koziak talks to his players during first half action against Kenowa Hills. Photo/Jason Goorman
MCC’s No. 3 Walker Chrisofferson hits the hole for the big gainer. Photo/Tim Reilly
MCC #5 Christian Martinez pulls away from the Ravenna defense for the score photo/Tim Reilly
MCC #52 Nate Jones flattens Ravenna #3 Cameron Passenier photo/Tim Reilly
Oakridge quarterback Brady Luttrul gets a block to find a hole. Photo/Sherry Wahr
Coloin Chahorski plows through the OV defense for an Oakridge first down. Photo/Sherry Wahr.
Whitehall’s No. 51 Luke Morningstar gets the huge tackle. Photo/Steve Markel
Robby Jacobs nears a first down for Whitehall. Photo/Steve Markel
Jwan Britton looks to find the edge for Whitehall. Photo/Steve Markel
Keenan Aylor rushes up the sideline for Whitehall. Photo/Steve Markel
Whitehall’s Joe Dowdell on the carry. Photo/Steve Markel
Norse runningback Andrew Butzow North finds extra yards on the carry against Hesperia. Photo/Scott Stone