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The South Christian Sailors remain undefeated with their victory over Unity Christian on Friday night. Points were a plenty, with South Christian capturing a 35-20 victory.
The teams exchanged touchdowns in the first quarter. Jake DeHaan and Nate Brinks paired up for South Christian, as the combo set up a 15-yard touchdown. Shortly after, Mitch Tibbe kept the football on a 6-yard score. A conversion by Nolan Vis put the ‘Saders ahead 8-7.
DeHaan pushed South Christian back in front early in the second quarter. He found Seth Ritsema on a 10-yard touchdown toss. Isaac Steinstra evened the count at 14 when he rumbled across the goal line from two yards out. DeHaan’s two-yard quarterback sneak gave South Christian a 21-14 halftime lead.
After a scoreless third quarter, DeHaan pushed out the South Christian lead. His 8-yard touchdown run put the Sailors ahead by 14. Unity Christian would answer as Tibbe found Carter Bylsma for a 10-yard touchdown. DeHaan iced the game with a 37-yard touchdown jaunt.
It was another solid performance for Jake DeHaan. The Sailors’ signal-caller was 22/28 passing for 209 yards and two touchdowns. He added 21 carries for 155 yards and three scores.
Next week, South Christian will take on Whitehall in one of the top tee times in the area. The Vikings are a perfect 11-0.