The Muskegon Catholic Central football team opened the season with a road victory against Algonac 35-7 on Friday in non-league play.
MCC scored both its first quarter touchdowns on 18-yard scampers by Carson St. Amour and Dane Rutz to give the Crusaders a 14-0 lead.
Nolan Converini caught a 45-yard pass from quarterback Max Price to increase the Crusader advantage to 21-0 at halftime.
St. Amour added an eight-yard run in the fourth quarter to increase MCC’s lead to 28-0 before Algonac cut its deficit to 28-7.
The Crusaders closed out the scoring with a three-yard run from Tiovanni Knight.
MCC was led offensively by Price with 150 passing yards while Rutz caught five passes for 78 yards.
MCC (1-0) will host Pontiac Notre Dame Prep next Friday.