Walled Lake Western opened its season in impressive fashion with a 51-14 victory at Saline on Friday, Aug. 26.
The Warriors (1-0) led 19-0 at halftime before outscoring Saline 32-14 in the second half.
CJ McGorisk had 69 yards rushing on 8 carries and two touchdowns for Western, in addition to completing 3 passes for 78 yards and a touchdown.
Brent Zdebski rushed for 146 yards on 27 carries and a touchdown for the Warriors, in addition to 6 total tackles on defense.
Zack Prokes, Alex Buchanan and Ben Ruby also each scored a rushing touchdown, while Chris Stepek caught an 11-yard touchdown pass.
Kyle Bambard also kicked a 30-yard field goal for Western.
Ty Sickler had 6 total tackles for Western, followed by Zack Mitchell with 4.
Joel Lewis had a sack for the Warriors, while Jordan Audritsh made an interception.
“Our defensive line was really strong. I think everyone came out in the third and played well, but we still have to improve on penalties and execution,” said Western Head Coach Mike Zdebski.
The Warriors will next travel to Novi tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 1 to face the Wildcats.