Lakers News · Lakers Knock Off Whitmore Lake in Overtime

The men’s football team (2-0) defeated league (MIAC) favorite Whitmore Lake 20-14 in OT on Friday in Whitmore Lake.

Senior FB Jaylin Gilmore led the Lakers with 174 yards and 2 TD’s on the ground. Junior TE Shawn James caught a 10 yards TD pass for the winners.

The defense was the highlight for the Lakers as they held the potent Trojan rushing attack to just 56 rushing yards. Junior DE Armon Parker led an excellent defense with 7.5 tackles which included 1.5 TFL’s.

The game was tide at 14-14 at the end of regulation. The Lakers scored first to take a 20-14 lead and then relied on a goal line stand on 4th and 1 to preserve the overtime victory.

The team returns to action on Friday October 2nd as they travel to Clarenceville to take on another team expected to compete for the MIAC Championship. Kick-off is scheduled for 7 pm.