The Fennville Blackhawks put together a complete performance in their victory against Blanchard Montabella on Friday night. On Senior Night in Fennville, it was a 58-14 thrashing for Fennville.
Ben Peterson was the star of the show, completing 14/23 passes for 235 yards and four touchdowns. He also added 106 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 11 carries. Defensively, Peterson had 8 tackles, 4 TFLs and an interception.
Tyler Schut hauled in nine passes, tallying 162 yards and three touchdowns. Jayden Weimer had three receptions for 24 yards and a score.
Dylan Schut returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown, providing a major burst in the return game. This is becoming old hat for Schut, who has four return touchdowns in eight games. Dylan added 7 tackles and a fumble recovery on defense. Makai Weimer led the team with 10 tackles.
Head Coach Richard Roth was pleased with his team’s effort, stating afterwards, “Our guys played a great game. From whistle to whistle our guys dominated a good football team. We put everything together tonight and it felt special to send our seniors out with a win on their senior night.”
Next week, Fennville will conclude its season against Tri-Unity Christian. Due to the size of Fennville’s school, they are ineligible for the MHSAA playoffs, despite their 4-4 record. Blanchard Montabella will take on Middleton-Fulton in their finale.