The Caledonia Fighting Scots, coming off a thrilling victory against Rockford, were back on the gridiron on Saturday to square off with Grand Ledge. Thanks to a 21-0 second half advantage, the Fighting Scots will be marching on with a 42-14 victory.

In the opening frame, the two schools swapped scores. First, Caledonia found the end zone with a 10-yard keeper by Mason McKenzie. Just moments later, Grand Ledge answered with a 2-yard carry by Mason Stocker. With successful PAT kicks, the game was deadlocked at 7.

Thirty-nine seconds into the second quarter, Caledonia found themselves back in the endzone. This time, it was Brock Townsend breaking free for a 19-yard score.

With ninety seconds to play in the half, McKenzie aired it out. He paired up with Derek Pennington Jr. on a 7-yard touchdown strike. Caledonia would only take a seven-point lead into the locker room, as Shawn Foster and Teddy Williams wrapped up the second quarter with a 7-yard touchdown toss.

The second half was all Caledonia. With a touchdown in the third quarter and two in the fourth quarter, they sealed this game away. McKenzie provided the first two scores with carries of 1 and 15 yards. Townsend wrapped up the offensive action with a 38-yard sprint past the Comets’ defense.

Caledonia outgained Grand Ledge in this game 411-318. Mason McKenzie finished 5/9 passing for 124 yards and a touchdown. He added 99 rushing yards on 14 carries. Brock Townsend turned 18 carries into 179 yards for the victors.

Next week, Caledonia will be playing in the semifinals for the first time since 2012. They will travel to East Lansing on Saturday afternoon to face Clarkston. The Wolves, 10-2, defeated Rochester Adams on Friday night. If Caledonia is able to secure the victory, they would advance to Ford Field for the first time since 2005.