Marion football team overpowers Baldwin
MARION -- Marion won its football homecoming game 46-8 on Friday over Baldwin (1-5).
Brandon Stewart had 23 carries for 275 yards and three touchdowns for the Eagles.
Baldwin quarterback Carmelo Lindsey rushed six times for 32 yards.
Marion had 382 total yards compared to 92 for Baldwin.
Ian Lemieux had eight solo tackles while Lindsey had three solo tackles. Dominick Bloom had five solo tackles.
It was 8-0 in the fourth quarter, 32-0 at halftime and 38-8 after the third quarter. Marion had an 8-0 edge in scoring in the fourth quarter.
Coach Bob Watkins indicated various players had strong performances including Dylan Hibma and Lindsey.
The Panthers are hopeful of winning Friday's home game against West Michigan D League rival Crossroads. Both teams are 1-5 with their one win coming against Bear Lake.
The winner of Friday's game gets the Top Cat traveling trophy. Crossroads won last season's game and currently has the trophy.
The head coach for Crossroads is former Baldwin assistant Rusty Fullerton.