East Puts On a Show, Steamrolls Central 42-7

Cougars Keep Playoff Hopes Alive


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The East football team made sure the homecoming game crowd went home happy.  On Friday night the Cougars demolished the Walled Lake Central Vikings 42-7.

Several prolonged game stoppages due to the refs did not deter a rowdy East crowd who rocked the bleachers and cheered the boys on.

The Cougars were able to move themselves into scoring positions three times in the first half and after two short rushing touchdowns from Daedrico Fizer and Khari Johnson, quarterback Nico Campo threw a beautiful pass over the heads of the Vikings to Jordan Newbill.

Defensive back Drew Moyer got in on the fun as well, picking off Vikings quarterback Block and returning it for a touchdown.  While Central was able to toss a touchdown on a screen play, that was about all the momentum they would get as the formerly 1-4 Cougars were simply unstoppable.

The big takeaway from this game is that when the offense is functioning, every game should be winnable for this team.  This defense is extremely solid and hasn’t allowed more than 26 points in a single game all year and are allowing an average of only 17 and a half points per game.  East has a very tough road ahead, as they will take on Lakeland, Milford, and South Lyon (who is undefeated).  The road to the playoffs is long and evidently narrow, but not impossible to navigate.