Dexter QB Colin Parachek has career game, Milan finds identity vs. Huron

ANN ARBOR – It was a successful night of high school football for most of the Ann Arbor area teams in action Friday night.

a group of people playing football on a field: Whitmore Lake football players go through drills during football practice on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 at Whitmore Lake High School.

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Whitmore Lake football players go through drills during football practice on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020 at Whitmore Lake High School.

Multiple teams came away with convincing victories in Week 4 of the season.

Checkout the roundup below to see how local teams fared Friday night.

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Ann Arbor Skyline falls late at Tecumseh

Skyline needed to make one more play to pull out the win but came up short Friday night.

The Eagles game-winning field goal attempt was blocked as time expired as they fell to Tecumseh 22-21.

Skyline led 21-14 heading into the fourth quarter but a late touchdown and 2-point conversion by Tecumseh put the Indians ahead before blocking Skyline’s field goal.

Jordan Wilson led the way for the Eagles with a touchdown run and a receiving score and Marvin Cleveland added a 3-yard rushing score for Skyline.

The Eagles now sit at 1-3 on the season and will have another tough battle on their hands next week at Saline.

Tecumseh picked up its first win to move to 1-2 and will travel to Chelsea next Friday.

Chelsea rallies against Pinckney to stay unbeaten

It was nearly a shocking outcome Friday night, but Chelsea righted the ship just in time.

The Bulldogs scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to take down Pinckney and move to 4-0 on the season.

Read about Chelsea’s comeback win here.

Dexter runs away from Lincoln behind stellar game from Colin Parachek

The past three games Dexter has faced Ypsilanti Lincoln, its offense has managed to put on a show.

For the third year in a row, the Dreadnaughts scored more than 40 points against Lincoln for their third win in a row over the Railsplitters, this time 49-19 at home, led by star senior quarterback Colin Parachek.

The Dreadnaughts wasted little time getting going as Parachek found the end zone on a short run to put them ahead 7-0 in the first quarter.

Lincoln answered with a touchdown, but it was all Dexter from there as it answered with four more scores to take a 35-6 lead into halftime.

Parachek had another outstanding performance as he completed 27-of-33 passes for 384 yards and five touchdowns and rushed for another score.

Cole Cabana hauled in eight catches for 70 yards and a TD and Cal Bavineau caught seven passes for 101 yards and a TD and Brennan Parachek and Ty Rychener each caught TD passes.

Dexter improved to 2-2 overall and 2-1 in the Southeastern Conference White and will next host Jackson.

Lincoln dropped to 2-2 overall and 2-2 in the SEC-White and will look to rebound against Pinckney.

Milan knocks New Boston Huron from unbeatens

Milan secured its second straight win with a 24-7 victory over New Boston Huron.

The Big Reds was led by Cole McElvany, who tallied three total touchdowns as they handed Huron its first loss of the season.

McElvany completed 13-of-22 passes for 119 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 80 yards and two more scores.

Milan trailed 7-6 at halftime but turned up the intensity in the second half with a touchdown run from Jett Isaacs in the third quarter to go ahead 12-7.

The Big Reds put the game out of reach with a touchdown pass from McElvany to Zachary Abbey and a touchdown score from four yards out by McElvany in the final quarter.

Isaacs rushed for 67 yards and Conor Dessellier caught six passes for 62 yards for the Big Reds.

Dessellier also recovered a fumble and JJ Stines, Kendrick McBride and Evan Morelock each caught interceptions.

“Our guys stepped up to the challenge of being tougher and competing at a higher level,” said Milan coach Jessee Hoskins. “We executed our game plan. We took a step forward tonight by not just being in the right places but making plays. We began to form our identity tonight.”

The Big Reds improved to 3-1 overall and 3-1 in the Huron League and will next face Carleton Airport, while Huron (3-1, 3-1 Huron league) will take on Flat Rock.

Saline dominates Temperance Bedford

Saline had struggled to start fast this season, but Friday’s game was the complete opposite.

The Hornets scored on eight of their nine offensive possessions, including their first six to roll to a 56-14 win in a battle of the unbeatens.

Read more about how the Hornets dominated here.

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Whitmore Lake routs Melvindale ABT to get back on track

After dropping two straight games, Whitmore Lake bounced back with a 41-0 win over Melvindale ABT.

Before Melvindale could blink, the Trojans were up 22-0 early in the second quarter after a touchdown from Logan Kurth.

Whitmore Lake added three more scores in the second half and moved to 2-2 overall.

Quarterback Isaac Brady rushed for a touchdown and passed for another, while Kurth led the rushing attack with 130 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns.

Jackson Schmitz chipped in with 75 yards and a touchdown on the ground and Juston Hollister caught one pass for a 19-yard touchdown reception.

Caleb Moore made his presence felt for Whitmore Lake’s defense as he caught three interceptions to help the Trojans secure their first shutout win since 2017.


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