Chippewa Valley wins Meijer Game of the Week

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.

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