ALCONA, MI – The Mio Thunderbolts stormed the field to take on the Alcona Tigers in their season opener of the 2022 high school football season.
It was a high scoring game for both teams, but the Tigers secured a 82-52 win over the Thunderbolts. The Tigers utilized their strong offensive line to rush over 700 yards, led by Jesse Sheldon who rushed for 370 yards.
The Tigers led the Thunderbolts 60-38 going into halftime. Going into the third quarter, Alcona appeared to get into the end zone. Referees believed the ball was dropped for a fumble after further review.
Mio took advantage of the opportunity charging down the field and got on the board for a touchdown. Alcona responded quickly with a touchdown off the return.
Wrapping up with a final score of 82-52, both teams had a strong first showing of the 2022 football season.
Alcona faces off against Hale at home on September 1 at 7 p.m. while Mio takes on Atlanta at home on September 1 at 7 p.m.