Imlay City’s Danny Newsom fights for extra yards in a BWAC clash last week.

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City dropped a 48-0 road verdict to Armada in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity football contest last Friday night.

With the outcome, Imlay City slips to 0-4 and 0-3 this season.

In Friday’s contest, Imlay City spotted Armada a 27-0 advantage after one quarter was done.

The middle two quarters would see Armada continue to pull away. Aided by a 21-0 edge there, the Tigers made it 48-0 through 36 minutes of action.

That was followed by a scoreless fourth quarter.

For the night, Brady Vanderploeg completed three of 14 pass plays for 36 yards as Imlay City’s quarterback. He threw two interceptions en route to those numbers.

His successful tosses went to three different targets. Danny Newsom (one catch for 16 yards), Andrew Cezik (one reception for 11 yards) and Kade Vanderploeg (one catch for nine yards) formed that group.

The Imlay City ground attack managed 41 yards on 19 totes.

Brady Vanderploeg (five rushes for 22 yards) proved Imlay City’s toughest player to stop. The remaining 14 Spartan totes netted a combined 19-yard gain.

Brady Redd (nine solos and six assists) registered Imlay City’s highest tackle output. He was backed by Brady Vanderploeg (five solos and one assist), Latham Perry (four solos and two assists) and Kade Vanderploeg (three solos and two assists).

Kevin Kissane

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.