This Saturday's game started off with high emotions with the death of Vermilion player Sean Giles, who is a native of Detroit, Mi. The Spartans have 4 players who played high school football with Giles at River Rouge High School. During pregame the Spartans placed Giles number 40 in the middle of field.
Saturday's game from start to finish was controlled by the Spartans with a dominate effort from the defense led by Keyshawn Prince, who was dominate down after down. Prince recorded 2 sacks & 3 tackles for loss. Offensively, the Spartans offense hit the Ironmen with a balance attack QB Winston Sweeting threw 3 touchdowns. He is now tied for conference led with 4 on the season. Winston 1st TD went to Lucas Maloney who didn't play week 1, Maloney is one of the Spartans best receivers coming in. Speaking of talented receivers Sterling Alexander returned to the field Saturday and didn't miss a beat with 4 receptions for 91 yds. The Spartans two headed rushing attack took form Saturday as well both Mykhael Chavis & Dion Muneryln played will combining for almost 200 yds rushing.
The Spartans will face arch rival Minnesota West next Saturday in Worthington, Mn. Spartans have won the last 7 outings against the Bluejays which all have been back & forth games. This will be one of the more physical games we will have. Both teams play similar styles offensively. We will need to stay mentally sharp and focus on what we do best as a team to come out this game with the win. Both teams are in a 3 way tie for 2nd place currently in the west division of the MCAC.