MUSKEGON — Sophomore quarterback James Young was on target Thursday night and led the North Muskegon Norsemen to a 55-0 victory over the host Orchard View Cardinals.

Young completed 15-of-23 passes for 232 yards and five touchdowns.

Young found Carsen Moat in a 4-yard touchdown pass to account for the lone score in the opening quarter.

In the second quarter, North Muskegon opened up a 22-0 lead on the strength of two touchdown passes from Young to TJ Byard.

The lead increased to 28-0 when Young hit Ben Meyers with a third-quarter touchdown pass.

Meyers scored two more times in the fourth quarter and August Gerardi scored twice to complete the scoring for the evening.

Meyers was the leading receiver for the Norsemen with four receptions for 96 yards and two touchdowns to go with five carries for 37 yards and a touchdown. Byard caught four passes for 89 yards and two touchdowns. The leading rusher for the Norse was Gerardi with five carries for 39 yards and two touchdowns.

For the Cardinals, Collin Riley and Delaney Oakes, Jr. each tallied five tackles. Arion Farmer and Cam’Ron Reese each recovered a fumble. The Cardinals had 144 yards on the ground.

For the Norsemen, Kyle Huff led the defense with nine tackles. Denny Belmonte and Jaccari Edwards (one interception) tallied six tackles each. Sam Gallo also had five tackles.

North Muskegon (1-1) will host Mason County Central next Friday while Orchard View (0-2) will travel to conference foe Montague.