Jared Smith ran for a game-high 206 yards and four touchdowns for the Pirates in a Division 7 pre-district win over Hesperia (5-5). Smith's first score gave the Pirates a 7-0 lead, but Kanin White returned the ensuing kickoff 89 yards to tie the game. Gage Balkema added a touchdown run for the Panthers.

Bryce Thelen had 101 rushing yards and a score and Cam Wirth added 53 yards on the ground and two touchdowns for Pewamo-Westphalia. The Pirates (10-0) will move on to face Saugatuck (10-0) in districts.