As week two of high school football kicks off, teams all around Northeastern Michigan faced off in hopes of earning a win for their school on Thursday night.
Suffering a tough lost last week against Heritage, the Alpena Wildcats faced off against the Marquette Redmen at home. The Wildcat defense had themselves a big night against Marquette. With a Redmen 7-6 lead in the second quarter, Alpena’s offense kicked it into high-gear earning themselves a 18-16 victory over Marquette. The Alpena Wildcats take a trip to Whitehall to face off against the Vikings on September 9.
Coming off their win against Mio, the Alcona Tigers were visited by the Hale Eagles. The Tigers offense dominated the field leaving the Eagles struggling to put points on the board. Going into halftime, the Tigers led with a score of 36-0. Above all, the Eagles just couldn’t get past the Tigers strong offense finishing with a final score of 58-0 for the Tigers. On September 10, Alcona is visited by the Atlanta Huskies, while the Whittemore-Prescott Cardinals head to Hale on September 9.
After a dominating 52-0 win against Hale, the Posen Vikings took a trip to Hillman to take on the Tigers. After that, Posen struck fast taking a 30-18 lead in the second half. The Tigers didn’t let the Viking lead faze them quickly getting on the board at 30-24. Posen managed to keep their lead securing the win with a final score of 30-24 against Hillman. On September 9, the Tigers face off against the Mio Thunderbolts, while the Rogers City Hurons pay a visit to the Vikings.