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Fruitport shuts out Fremont, tightens Lakes Eight standings

Nate Thompson • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:09 AM

Reyes’ electric 71-yard run with two minutes remaining in the third quarter gave Fruitport some much-needed breathing room in a tight 7-0 contest, and the Trojans’ defense did the rest, completing its most dominating effort to date in the 21-0 shutout victory that spoiled Fremont’s Homecoming on a frigid and rainy evening and created a log jam atop the Lakes Eight Conference.

There are now three teams tied for first with identical 4-1 league records — Fruitport, Fremont and Spring Lake.

Friday’s contest also stood as one of four “Tackling Cancer Together” games in the Lakes Eight Conference. The host Packers donned purple jerseys with white numbers, while Fruitport had white jerseys with purple numbers. The name on the back of each player’s jersey was a person who has been affected by the disease.

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