Spring Lake held a 6-0 lead in the fourth quarter against visiting Grand Rapids West Catholic on Friday, but fell short 14-12.
Laker QB Zach Mitchell cut the deficit to 14-12 with six seconds remaining, connecting on a pass to Derrick Paggeot. The following two point conversion to tie the game fell short on a sweep to the outside, leaving Spring Lake (1-2) with the loss.
Spring Lake got on the scoreboard earlier in the second half on a rushing touchdown from Andrew von Wahlde.
West Catholic (2-1) took the lead off of successful back-to-back scoring drives in the fourth quarter.
Tim Kloska’s touchdown run gave West a 7-6 lead. Travis Zdanowski put the Falcons up 14-6.