Friday’s Homecoming game was also Senior Night. Before the Bobcat Victory over Arthur Hill, there was a pregame celebration for our Football and Cheer Seniors. The Bobcats are coming off of a huge win last week at Lapeer and their single loss this season came against last year’s State Champions, the Davison Cardinals. Below is our summary of the game.
Grand Blanc won the coin toss and chose to defer to Arthur Hill. The Bobcat defense forced Saginaw to a 3 and out. On their first drive the Bobcats charge down to Saginaw’s one-yard line but fumble and Saginaw recovers. Soon after Bobcats Nasir McKenney forces the fumble, which is recovered by Elijah Jackson-Anderson who runs it in for a Bobcat TD! Dylan Hertzberg makes the PAT and with 5:22 left in the first quarter, Grand Blanc leads 7-0. Grand Blanc’s defense quickly forces another 3 and out. Shortly after, Ty Brotebeck hands off to Anthony Pittman who runs 12-yards for a Bobcat TD! With 1:42 left in the first quarter, GB leads 14-0.
Shortly into the second quarter, the Bobcats force the Lumberjacks to punt. On the next possession, Ty Brotebeck hands off to Dennis Underwood who runs 25 yards for a Bobcat TD! GB leads 21-0. The Bobcats defense holds Saginaw again. On the next Grand Blanc possession, Stephen Brown has a strong return to the Saginaw 43-yard line. Next, Stephen Brown gets the ball on a reverse sweep and dashes for a 43-yard TD! Less than 9 minutes into the first half, Grand Blanc leads 28-0. On the next possession, our Bobcat defense pins the Lumberjacks back to their own 8-yard line and force them to punt again. It is Jonah Meleski’s turn for a big return charging all the way to the Saginaw 9-yard line. Soon after, Ty Brotebeck connects with Jonah Meleski for a TD pass! Halfway through the second quarter, Grand Blanc leads 35-0. Joe Marion recovers the fumble on Saginaw’s next possession. Hunter Ames takes over at Quarterback and leads the Bobcats down the field. Hunter scores on the 5-yard quarterback keeper! With 2:25 left in the second quarter, GB leads 42-0. Arthur Hill fumbles again and is recovered by Sylvester Jones. Then at Arthur Hill’s 14, Hunter Ames finds Cadeyn Merrell for a 14-yard TD Pass! Shortly after the second half ends, GB leads 49-0.
To start the second half, the Bobcats were pushed to punt and then Arthur Hill was forced to punt. On the next possession, Gerren Jarbeau runs for a 2-yard TD! At the end of the third quarter, Grand Blanc leads Arthur Hill 56-0. In the fourth quarter, Ryan Deibis recovered a loose fumble by Arthur Hill. Throughout the entire fourth quarter, no score was made as the game was in hand and the clock was rarely stopped. The Bobcats complete the shut out with the final score being 56-0.
Up next, the Grand Blanc Bobcats will go against Powers Catholic at Atwood Stadium.
Here is a link to our first victory earlier this year vs Carman-Ainsworth. https://www.cherishlocal.com/grand-blanc-crushes-carman-ainsworth-68-38/