Big Reds burst into conference play with a huge 72-14 victory over Kenowa Hills

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The Muskegon Big Reds opened O-K Black Conference play in convincing fashion on Friday, cruising past Kenowa Hills 72-14 on the road.

The Big Reds took control early, leading 21-0 at the end of the first quarter and 41-8 at halftime.

In the first quarter, Jeremiah Lockhart (19-yard run), Hyrosha Wilson (64-yard reception), and Lamarion Sherrill (52-yard run) all had touchdowns for the Big Reds.

Muskegon quarterback Cameron Martinez started off the scoring in the second quarter, rushing for a 47-yard touchdown.

Kenowa Hills responded with a touchdown run, but that was a temporary blip for the Big Reds. Finishing up the scoring in the first half were Muskegon’s Demario Robinson (25-yard run) and Sherrill (8-yard run), giving the Big Reds a commanding lead at the break.

Muskegon continued the rampage in the third quarter with Jeremiah Lockhart scrambling into the end zone on a nine-yard run. Not long after, kicker Carlos Hernandez connected on a 37-yard field goal attempt, then Malik Sherrill recovered a Kenowa Hills fumble and returned it eight yards for a score.

Finishing up the scoring for the Big Reds were Robert Gee Jr. (37-yard run) in the third quarter and Sherrill with a 45-yard pick-six in the fourth.

Martinez completed 9 of 10 passes for 193 yards and three touchdowns, and also rushed for 61 yards. Wilson had 89 yards receiving on four completions.

On the defensive end, Billy Johnson led Muskegon with 10 tackles while Julio Casiano Jr. finished with nine.

Muskegon improves to 4-0 overall and 1-0 in the conference.

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