MANITOWOC, WI–The Mona Shores Sailors took care of business on Friday evening in the “Battle of the Bridges as they cruised past the host Manitowoc Ships, 58-7.

The Sailors ran out to a 37-0 lead by the end of the first quarter and led 51-7 at halftime. Mona Shores closed out the scoring with a fourth quarter touchdown.

Sailor quarterback Jonathan Pittman completed 16-of-19 passes for 203 yards. The Sailors also rushed for 259 yards for a total of 462 yards of offense.

The leading rushers were Tomarion Stewart with seven carries for 58 yards and a 6-yard touchdown run and Tyrese McCorvey-Hill with five rushes for 57 yards. Jaeger Johnson was the leading receiver with six catches for 114 yards.

On defense, the leading tacklers were Coreyontae Bothwell with seven tackles, Andrew Baker with six and Hunter Krueger with five.

The Sailors limited the Ships to -33 yards rushing.

The Sailors will be back in action this coming Friday when they host the Rockford Rams (1-0), who defeated Muskegon, 27-7, on Friday evening.

The Sailors enter Rubick Field for pregame warm-ups. Photo/Eric Sturr

Mona Shores captains – Luke Emmons, Andrew Baker, Jonathan Pittman and Hayden Terpstra ready for the coin toss. Photo/Eric Sturr

Tyrese McCorvey-Hill scampers around the end to score the Sailors’ first touchdown. Photo/Eric Sturr

Mona Shores defensive front stifled Lincoln’s offense. Photo/Eric Sturr

Hunter Krueger and Chase Thalman bring down Lincoln’s quarterback. Photo/Eric Sturr

Jonathan Pittman scores for the Sailors. Photo/Eric Sturr

Hayden Terpstra rips off a 30-plus yard run down to the 1-yard line. Photo/Eric Sturr

Micah Carefelle makes the interception, and then returns it 71 yards for the score. Photo/Eric Sturr

Head coach Matt Koziak finds success in the opener and now must prepare for the powerful Rockford Rams. Photo/Eric Sturr