Spring Lake opens season with competitive O-K Blue Conference loss to Unity Christian

LocalSportsJournal.com

The Spring Lake football team lost 29-12 to Hudsonville Unity Christian in an O-K Blue season opening conference matchp on Friday evening.

Running back Steve Ready punched in a touchdown to open the scoring in the second quarter for Spring Lake. following a nine-play drive, giving the Lakers a 6-0 lead.

Unity Christian put up two quick scores to go into the half up 14-6.

Unity Christian score 15 more points in the third quarter to take a 29-6 lead.

In the fourth quarter, Spring Lake’s Andrew Vanwalde got into the end zone to make the score 29-12.

Hudsonville Unity benefitted from three interceptions.

Spring Lake quarterback Zach Mitchell threw for 109 yards and added another 58 yards on the ground. 

Steve Ready led the Lakers with 67 rushing yards and a touchdown, while Andrew Vanwalde recorded 60 yards and a touchdown.

Derrick Paggeot paced the Lakers in reception yards with 64 on three catcbhes while Jake Vinkmulder added another 43 yards on four catches.

Ready also had eight tackles on the evening, Ty French and Alex Lee chipped in with six and five tackles of their own, respectively.

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