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High School football season officially underway

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High school football season kicked off on Thursday across Mid-Michigan.

The season started with Goodrich facing off against Bendle. Bendle, the home team, kicked off about 1 p.m.

Tyson Davis, freshman for Goodrich, fielded the kick for an 80-yard touchdown return. That brought the score to 7-0 for the Martians.

In that same quarter, Joe Toporek scored another touchdown for Goodrich. The team then scored a two-point conversion bringing the score 15-0.

Spencer King, Goodrich player, scored a 10-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter.

Goodrich scored 44 unanswered points before winning 44-6.

Lt. Jeff Neville, the officer who was stabbed while serving at the Flint Bishop International Airport back in June, was named the honorary captain for Goodrich. The announcer called him an American hero.

The second game of the evening kicked off at 4 p.m. with Flushing facing Linden.

Linden, the home team, won that match-up 27-22. Both teams are in the Flint Metro League conference.

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