OK Green champion Byron Center hosted conference rival Zeeland East in a first round playoff game on Friday night. On October 14th the Bulldogs beat the Chix 62-14. Friday night's game was closer but produced the same result as the Bulldogs beat the Chix 45-6.
Zeeland East was driving down the field on their first possession of the game before they turned the ball over on downs after an illegal forward pass inside the 15 yard line. Byron Center took over and Zac Saltzgaber threw the first of his three first half touchdown passes as Byron Center took a 7-0 lead.
All three Saltzgaber TD passes went to senior wide receiver Brayden Smith. The future WMU Bronco had TD catches of 43, 56 and 63 yards. He finished with four catches for 176 yards. Smith also led the team with seven tackles.