GRANDVILLE — In its search for its fourth win of the season, Grand Haven will have to wait at least another week.
The Bucs ran into a high-powered offense from Grandville on Friday and suffered a 50-7 setback. The loss drops Grand Haven to 3-3 overall and 2-2 in O-K Red Conference games.
Grandville improves to 3-3 and 2-2 in league play.
Grand Haven dug itself a huge hole against the Bulldogs, as the hosts jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the first half, before the Bucs’ Ryan Francis ended the drought with a 14-yard touchdown run in the second quarter.
Grandville took a 36-7 lead into the half.
Grand Haven couldn’t get its offense in gear and the second half and the Bulldogs kept cruising, adding touchdown runs of 3- and 50-yards.
Francis led the Bucs’ ground game with 116 yards on 13 carries. The Bucs struggled throwing the ball, as quarterback Owen Worthington completed 2-of-7 passes for 47 yards, with one interception.
Defensively, Worthington led Grand Haven with 14 total tackles.
Grand Haven will look to rebound next week against Hudsonville.