MUSKEGON — The host Muskegon Catholic Crusaders scored 35 points in the first half and cruised to a 41-8 victory over the Muskegon Heights Tigers.

MCC put up 21 points in the first quarter and 14 more in the second to take a commanding 35-0 lead at the half.

Crusader quarterback Byran Convertini rushed for three touchdowns and passed for one to lead the attack. Convertini found David Hill for a 7-yard touchdown pass to opening the scoring. Later, Convertini ran in touchdowns of 3, 27 and 8 yards.

Other MCC touchdowns came on a Vince Szymanski from 15 yards out and a 9-yard run by Bode Zygmuntowski.

The Tigers lone touchdown came in the fourth quarter on a 4 yard run by D’Marion Buchanan.

Heights managed just 95 total yards of offense, with G’Nari Davis gaining 31 yards on 14 carries. The Tigers passed for 64 yards.

Convertini finished with seven rushes for 64 yards and Hill ran five times for 55 yards.

Muskegon Catholic travels to Centreville next week.

Muskegon Heights now 0-7 overall will host Carson City Crystal next Friday.