CLINTON TWP., Mich. - Chippewa Valley stormed back from a 14-3 halftime deficit to beat Grosse Pointe North, 19-14 in the Meijer High School Game of the Week.
The Big Reds used an eight-minute drive to kickstart the second half, with a Marcus France touchdown reception to pull Chippewa Valley within four points.
On the following drive, Chippewa Valley defensive back John Perry jarred forced a Norsemen fumble. The Big Reds recovered and moments later, Jerry Taylor reeled in a Brendan Rohlfs touchdown pass. The score was all Chippewa Valley needed.
The Big Redsbeat Utica Eisenhower last week in a monumental 21-7 upset. The win puts Scott Merchant's team at a 3-1 mark.
The Norsemen scored on the first play of the game, a 70-yard touchdown pass.
The game was the third annual Military Night on Friday at Chippewa Valley, dedicating their game to all active, retired and deceased military personnel.
The school has raised $10,000 over the past two years for the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps injured service members.
In other scores, Port Huron beat Warren Cousino 23-7 and Oak Park remained unbeaten, topping Southfield 24-18 in overtime.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
More 7 On Your Sidelines
Each week throughout the season, 7 Action News brings your high school to the forefront of our Friday night coverage. We leave it to you to decide our Meijer Game of the Week.
Top Sports Headlines
Jonathan Toews and Andrew Shaw scored power-play goals in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks avoided elimination with a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night in Game 5 of the second-round playoff series.
Joe Mauer homered and had three hits, helping the Minnesota Twins snap a 10-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
Anibal Sanchez took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before Minnesota's Joe Mauer broke it up with a one-out single, and that was the only hit the Detroit right-hander allowed in the Tigers' 6-0 victory over the Twins on Friday night.
The University of Michigan has placed two wrestlers on an indefinite suspension after it was revealed that the athletes are facing felonies in connection with Molotov cocktails.