The St Louis Sharks entered Friday night’s game against Hemlock with a perfect 3-0 record. By the end of the night, they had a one in the loss column, suffering a 48-12 victory.
Hemlock got out to a hot start, scoring the first thirty-five points. Robert Knapik eclipsed the 200-yard rushing mark for the Huskies, and he scored three of the first five touchdowns. The other two came through the air, as Chad Brown found Bryce Murphy (28 yards) and Jacob Shelagowski (82 yards) in the end zone.
St Louis would start the fourth quarter by scoring consecutive touchdowns. Reece Giles aired it out, finding Ben Dousuah on a 62-yard touchdown strike. Ignatius Jackson would toss the next touchdown, on an explosive big play connection to Wisdom Zanquo.
Hemlock would rush for two more touchdowns, including one final score by Knapik. Trent Brady also scored a touchdown on the ground. The Huskies outgained St Louis 451-257 with 422 yards coming on the ground.
Reece Giles led the Sharks with 3/8 passing for 108 yards, while Ignatius Jackson was 1/2 for 80 yards. Jackson was the leading rusher for St Louis with 79 yards on 19 carries.
Next week, St. Louis (3-1) will return to TVC-West II action when they face Saginaw Valley Lutheran (0-4). Hemlock (2-2) will return to TVC-West I play against Standish-Sterling (3-1).