The Muskegon Catholic football team opened Lakes 8 Conference play with a 43-7 victory over Orchard View on Friday night.

MCC jumped out to a 13-0 lead after the first quarter, led 27-7 at halftime and had a 43-7 advantage after three quarters.

The Crusaders, who improved to 2-0 on the season and 1-0 in league play, were led by Cameron Martinez with four touchdowns.

Sophomore Nolan Convertini caught four passes for 50 yards while junior Dawson Steigman added 58 receiving yards on three catches.

The Cardinals were led by Armony Gutierrez with 47 rushing yards while Jayden Day added 45.

Muskegon Catholic will travel to face Ludington next Friday in a Lakes 8 contest while OV will face Belding.