Kent City picks up their second win of the season in the nail biter against Central Montcalm.

Isaac Johnson got back to his scoring ways for the Hornets when he scored not more than two minutes into the game, giving Central Montcalm the early 7-0 lead. The Hornets went back to the ground with Joey Morrow as he breaks the 38-yard run to give Central Montcalm another score. The PAT was missed, but after one Central Montcalm held the 13-0 advantage.

In the second quarter, Kent City kicked it into gear. Two minutes into the quarter, Kyler Larson powered his way into the end zone for 6, and the extra-point was converted. With 4:14 remaining in the half, Caden Hartzell scored on the short run, to give the Eagles the 14-13 lead. As the Eagles were driving the ball late in the second quarter, they coughed up the football. As it hit the turf, Jamison Johns scooped it up and took it 38 yards to the house. The Hornets were able to convert the 2-point try and give themselves the 21-14 lead at half.

As the third quarter rolled around, both defenses started hot. Over halfway through the quarter, Mason Westbrook of Kent City was able to find the end zone on the 9-yard run, giving the Eagles six more. At the end of three, the Hornets still led, 21-20.

On the opening drive of the fourth quarter, Hayden Train got the reception and scampered in for the 4-yard touchdown. With Central Montcalm holding the seven-point lead, it was time for the Kent City offense to put points on the board. With about six minutes left in the game, Ari Baker received the pass from Kyler Larson and took it the distance, 26 yards for the score. The Eagles went for the 2-point attempt and were able to power it in. Kent City held the 28-27 advantage for the final 6 minutes to pull out the win.

Kent City now holds a 2-0 record and will face Watervliet at home in week 3. Central Montcalm falls to 1-1 and will hit the road again as they travel to Big Rapids.