Eagles football defeat Genesee, Play at Home this Friday
The Eagles got back on track this past Thursday, both offensively and defensively, defeating Genesee on the road, 58-6.
Coach Bill Brown said, “Our young men did a great job Thursday night coming off a loss last week from Toledo to bounce back going on the road and playing at Genesee! We played a fantastic defensive game.”
Quarter scores: Deckerville – 8-28-6-16; Genesee – 0-6-0-0.
Deckerville scored their first touchdown of the game on a Hunter Garza 15-yard pass to Connor Palmer. Garza ran in the 2-point conversion.
The Eagles scored four touchdowns in the second quarter, before Genesee got their first touchdown. Dylan Ball scored the first one, on a 4-yard run, with Hunter Garza connecting with David Shanks for the 2-point conversion. Parker Merriman ran in the next touchdown, a 13-yard run, with the conversion pass failing. Parker Merriman ran in the next touchdown, this time on a 9-yard run, with Derek Osborne getting the conversion pass. Hunter Garza connected wtih Kris Kosal on a 34-yard pass for the next touchdown, with the conversion failed. Genesee got their lone touchdown, with the conversion failing.
Deckerville added 6 more in the third quarter, on a Derek Osborne 15-yard reception pass from Hunter Garza. The pass for the conversion failed. the Deckerville defense held Genesee scoreless in the third quarter.
Deckerville added 16 more points in the final quarter, on a Parker Merriman 13-yard run, with Kris Kosal running in the 2-point conversion and an Ian Flanagan 11-yard pass to David Shanks. Kris Kosal ran in the 2-point conversion again.
The Eagles were 47-281 yards rushing, and 6-9-139 passing.
Parker Merriman led Deckerville rushing, he was 16-102, with 3 touchdowns; Dylan Ball 13-92, 1 touchdown; Hunter Garza 5-31, and a 2-point conversion; Corbin Sharbowski 4-37 yards; and Kris Kosal 4-19, with two 2-point conversions.
Hunter Garza was 5-8-128 passing, for 3 touchdowns and Ian Flanagan was 1-1-11, for 1 touchdown. Receiving for Deckerville, Connor Palmer was 3-86-1; Kris Kosal 1-34-1; Derek Osborne 1-25-1, 1 conversion; David Shanks 1-11-1, 1 conversion.