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FOX 17 Blitz Preview Week 10

Posted at 9:51 AM, Oct 28, 2015

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — It is the first round of the playoffs and the intensity takes a step up on Friday night.

The game of the week is in division 1 where Grandville (6-3) will play at Rockford (6-3) in a rematch from September 18th when the Rams beat the Bulldogs, 21-0, earning Rockford head coach Ralph Munger his 300th career win.    Grandville running back Nolan Meekhof did not play in that game due to injury but has since returned to lead the Bulldogs to four straight wins to close the regular season.  The Rams and Bulldogs shared the OK Red title, it was the 7th straight for Rockford and the first since 2006 for Grandville.

A pair of unbeaten’s meet in the Blitz Battle in division 7 as SAC Valley champion Saugatuck (9-0) plays at CSAA Silver champion Hesperia (9-0).  Indians quarterback Blake Dunn leads an explosive offense that has scored at least 42 points in every game this season.  The Panthers counter with a wing-t offense that is averaging 49 points per game and has scored 50 plus points five times this season.

Other first round playoff games that we will attempt to get highlights from Friday night include:

  • Division 1 – East Kentwood (6-3) at Hudsonville (6-3)
  • Division 2 – Forest Hills Northern (7-2) at Mona Shores (9-0)
  • Division 2 – Muskegon (7-2) at Traverse City Central (9-0)
  • Division 2 – Battle Creek Lakeview (6-3) at Lowell (8-1)
  • Division 2 – Byron Center (7-2) at Portage Central (8-1)
  • Division 3 – Sturgis (6-3) at St. Joseph (8-1)
  • Division 3 – Parma Western (6-3) at Coldwater (9-0)
  • Division 3 – GR Christian (5-4) at East Grand Rapids (6-3)
  • Division 4 – Alma (6-3) at Forest Hills Eastern (8-1)
  • Division 4 – Swan Valley (6-3) at Comstock Park (7-2) 7:30 PM
  • Division 4 – Godwin Heights (6-3) at GR Catholic Central (8-1) at GR Christian
  • Division 4 – Unity Christian (6-3) at Lakewood (7-2)
  • Division 4 – Plainwell (5-4) at Zeeland West (9-0)
  • Division 5 – Oakridge (7-2) at West Catholic (7-2)
  • Division 6 – Morley-Stanwood (6-3) vs. NorthPointe Christian (9-0) at FH Northern
  • Division 6 – Delton-Kellogg (5-4) at Montague (9-0)
  • Division 6 – Constantine (5-4) at Schoolcraft (9-0)
  • Division 6 – Lawton (7-2) at Watervliet (8-1)
  • Division 8 – Mendon (5-4) at Climax-Scotts (9-0)
  • Division 8 – Sacred Heart (6-3) at Muskegon Catholic Central (6-2)

The Blitz is on late Friday night following game 3 of the World Series.