Brother Rice High School's march toward a third-consecutive Division 2 title in football started smoothly against Birmingham Groves High School, as the Warriors claimed a 42-0 victory.
The Warriors defense forced three turnovers, and held Groves' player of the year candidate Ross Williams and the Falcon offense in check for just 181 total yards.
Brother Rice quarterback Alex Malzone finished 7-8 for 185 yards and a touchdown, and Brian Walker rushed for 63 yards and two scores, mlive.com reported. The Falcons finished 7-3, and second in the OAA Blue Division following a 2-7 campaign in 2012.
Brother Rice (10-0) will host Seaholm High School (9-1) at 7 p.m. Friday on Hurley Field in Berkley. Seaholm stormed back to beat Southfield High School 17-16 at Maple Field Friday.
Yellow Jackets BuzzingThe Detroit Country Day varsity football team showed why they are contenders by dominating Clawson in a 49-14 win Friday night in Beverly Hills. The Yellow Jackets extended their winning streak to seven games after starting the 2013 campaign 0-3.
“Our guys have showed a lot of fortitude. It would have been easy to make excuses but they’ve done a very good job of staying together and that has been the key to our success,” Head Coach Dan MacLean told miprepzone.com.
The Yellow Jackets look to extend their season against Pontiac Notre Dame Prep. (8-2), which defeated Dearborn Heights Robichaud 33-6 on Friday.