Huron Valley Lakeland opened the Kensington Lakes Activities Association (KLAA) portion of its schedule with a 33-6 victory at home over Waterford Mott on Friday, Sept. 9.
The Eagles (2-1 overall, 1-0 in the KLAA North) led 27-0 at halftime and would not let up in the second half.
Charles Sanders rushed for 40 yards, but also scored two touchdowns from 3 yards and 31 yards out, in addition to catching a 29-yard touchdown pass.
Anthony Waite rushed for 126 yards on 7 carries while Josh Orlando had 10 carries for 55 yards, including a 1-yard touchdown.
Lakeland quarterback Casey Palanca passed for 72 yards and a touchdown. He also threw an interception.
Zach Fedorko had 3 solo tackles and 3 assists for Lakeland, while Sanders also had an interception return of 40 yards.
Christian Gojcaj caused a fumble while Orlando and Ross Heiman each recovered a fumble.
Alex Moorer scored for Mott (0-3, 0-1) on a 17-yard touchdown run as he finished with 15 carries for 82 yards.
Corsairs quarterback Evan Underdown completed 7-of-15 passes for 92 yards and also threw an interception.
Mitchell McBride had 6 tackles for Mott, including a sack, while also catching an interception.
“We played hard but just made way too many mistakes,” said Mott Head Coach Keith Garrison.
The Corsairs have now lost 18 straight games and will face another test on Friday, Sept. 16 when they travel to Walled Lake Northern.
Meanwhile, Lakeland will travel to face 3-0 Walled Lake Western in a game that will give the winner an early leg-up in the KLAA North Division.