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GR Catholic Central offense explodes in semifinal win over Freeland

Cougars heading back to Ford Field
GR Catholic Central advances to Ford Field
Posted at 3:49 PM, Jan 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-16 23:05:30-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Catholic Central's offense wasted no time getting going in Saturday's state semifinal against Freeland.

GR Catholic Central 49, Freeland 14

Joey Silveri connected with senior Jace Williams for two early touchdowns before Silveri scored himself on a 16-yard touchdown run to make it 21-0 at the end of the opening quarter.

From there, it was runningback Nick Hollern taking over, finishing with four touchdown runs in the game to help lead the Cougars to the 49-14 rout over Freeland.

The Cougars advance to Ford Field and will play for another state championship, this time in Division 5 after winning it all in Division 4 last season.