The Big Rapids Cardinals and Tri-County Vikings faced off Friday night in CSAA-Gold action. A back and forth game ended up falling Big Rapids’ way, as they walked away 28-24 winners.

Leading the way for Big Rapids was their quarterback Aaron Repke. He finished the night 6/14 for 127 yards and a touchdown, as well as finishing the game as Big Rapids’ leading rusher with 65 yards on seventeen carries. Three rushers, Deion Jones, Dorien Martin and Jayden Mason all scored touchdowns for the Cardinals on the ground, as the team racked up 236 yards on the ground.

For Tri-County, Cayden Luchies led the way in the passing attack as he finished 5/12 for 69 yards and two touchdowns. Bryce Hallman also threw for 64 yards on only one completion. Tanner Ching was the leading rusher for the Vikings as he had 23 carries for 84 yards and a touchdown.

The Vikings fall to 0-3 on the season, 0-2 in the CSAA-Gold. Next week, they will host Remus Chippewa Hills as they hope to get in the win column. Dave Princer and Maisy Nielsen will be back on the call once again next Friday live from Howard City.