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Multiple Teams · Freshman Football 4-0 with win over Okemos


The future continues to look bright for the Comet Football program as the freshman team moved to 4-0 with a 50-20 win on September 13 against Okemos.

The Comets began the scoring when Caden Evert capped off a 40-yard drive with a touchdown run and a 6-0 lead. The Grand Ledge defense forced a Okemos fumble and Robert Willoughby picked it up and raced 20 yards to the house for the score. Evert’s made it 14-0 with a successful run on the two-point conversion.

Quarterback Jacob Baldwin hit Brendan Baker from 21 yards out to push the Comet lead to 21-0. On the ensuing kickoff Alex Platte forced a Okemos fumble that Willoughby pounced on at the three yard line setting up Jacob Songer’s three yard sprint and a 28-0 Grand Ledge lead.

After an Okemos score Songer returned the kickoff 74 yards setting up Platte who hit the endzone from 9-yards out and a 35-6 lead. Evert’s added a 17-yard scoring run Willoughby recovered his third fumble of the game and rambled in from 30 yards for the 50-20 final.

The Comets will play Jackson at home on September 20 before traveling to Marshall on September 27 to play Coldwater.