For Pella Christian’s defense it was bend but do not break. The magic worked right up until the end of the game. PC got exactly what they were looking for, a chance to win at the end.
The Eagles amassed 123 yards on the ground and 81 in the air for 204 yards of total offense.
Mason Howerzyl ran for 93 yards on 22 attempts and Levi Jungling added 22 yards on five attempts for PC.
The Bulldogs had Cody Blackwell racking for 152 yards on 27 attempts and Brandon Brittain adding 134 yards on 22 carries.
Coltin Collins was 4-of-8 passing with one interception and one touchdown for 71 yards.
Jake De Ruiter was the top receiver for PC with three catches for 71 yards. Jungling caught one pass for 10 yards.
Defensive tackle leaders for PC were Andrew Vander Hart with 13 stops, Zach Van Zee 121, Zach Rosendaal 11, Jungling eight, Tyler De Bruin eight, David Kacmarynski with seven and Mason Howerzyl with six. Zach Arkema was in on five tackles for the Eagles.
The Eagles are slated to host the Colfax-Mingo Tiger-Hawks Friday night at 7:00 p.m.
Colfax-Mingo is 2-5 overall, but they have dropped their last five contests.