The Spring Lake football team captured another Lakes Eight Conference crown last season, before falling in a heart-breaking 21-20 loss to Belding in the opening round of the playoffs.
Spring Lake coach Jerry Rabideau took some time earlier this week to address some of the big issues facing the Lakers this season, as they attempt to make a deeper postseason run and repeat as champions against rival-Fruitport, newcomer Muskegon Catholic Central and the rest of the Lakes Eight.
Can Williamson lead the Lakers back to the playoffs and beyond?
Rabideau: “I think it starts with Mark Williamson at quarterback. I think with his leadership, if it prevails, the confidence soars (in a way) that you would traditionally see in a three-year starter and a senior — the way that people look at him as a leader. That’s the question. Is he going to be able to handle that pressure all season long?”
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