Spring Lake has been hanging its hat on defense all season.
Friday night’s win at Grabinski Field was no different as the Lakers forced Fremont into six total turnovers, including four interceptions, in a 28-7 Homecoming victory.
Two of those picks were made by senior Chase Slagboom.
The Lakers’ defense needed to step up big time and again as their offense struggled with turnovers themselves, coughing the ball up three times. Spring Lake was able to capitalize with touchdowns, however, where Fremont could not keep pace.
Spring Lake scored on its first possession with a 16-yard touchdown run by junior running back Jakob Frederick. Frederick was a steady force for the home team, as he led the team in rushing with 83 yards on 13 carries, including two touchdowns.
Spring Lake now sits in the driver seat in the Lakes Eight Conference with a 4-0 record, and with the win, pushing their overall record to 5-1 on the season. Ludington and Fruitport are both a game back in league play. The Lakers travel to Ludington to face the Orioles next Friday.
By Ryan Miller
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