September 15, 2010 IMLAY CITY — The Armada varsity football team remained undefeated with a 48-20 win against visiting Imlay City in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity football meeting last Friday night.
With the result, Armada raises its mark to 3-0 and 2-0. Imlay City watches their record fall to 0-3 and 0-2.
"We are staying competitive," Imlay City Coach Ken Day said. "We plan to keep working hard and correct the mistakes we have been making,: he noted.
In Friday's meeting, Armada jumped out to a 12-0 advantage after one quarter was complete.
Quarters two and three would see Armada increase their cushion.
Aided by a 36-14 advantage there, Armada took a 48-14 lead at the 36-minute mark.
The visiting Imlay City side then outscored Armada 6-0 the rest of the way, only to wind up on the losing side of a 48-20 scoreboard count.
Imlay City produced their 20-point output aided by a 55-yard touchdown run by A.J. Caldwell (followed by a PAT pass from Nick Nivison to Jonny Mosier); a Nivison to Mosier 35-yard touchdown pass; and a John Loveless two-yard touchdown run.
For the evening, Nivison completed seven of 12 pass plays for 124 yards as Imlay City's quarterback.
Kent Wargo was the other Imlay City player who opted to air out the football. His lone attempt was completed, but netted a six-yard loss.
The Imlay City ground attack added 249 yards.
Individually, Caldwell (92 yards) along with Loveless (65) and Kyle Guerrero (62 yards) paced Imlay City. They were backed by Wargo (20 yards) and Nivison (10).
Caldwell led Imlay City's defense with seven solo and two assisted stops. A.J. Kanaziz (four solos and three assists), Guerrero (three solos and three assists), Nivison (five solos) and Mike Nagy (three solos and one assist) put up good numbers as well.
Imlay City will aim to bounce back this Friday when it entertains Blue Water Area Conference rival Capac. That encounter is slated to get underway at 7 p.m.
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.