The Marshall Redhawks continued to pound the ground game as they thump the Harper Creek Beavers at home. They would rush for 386 yards on the night on their way to a 42-10 victory, positioning themselves in second place in the Interstate 8 standings on the conference season.

Senior running back Forrest Jackson ran for 221 yards on 29 carries to lead the Redhawks (7-1) on the night to go with three touchdown runs. Senior fullback Chris Upright added three of his own on a 13-carry, 79-yard evening.

The Beavers (3-5) would only manage 101 total yards on the night, with junior quarterback AJ Mitchell throwing for 59 yards on 6-of-13 passing, including an interception. Mitchell would also run for 17 yards on seven carries including Harper Creek's lone touchdown.

Marshall will travel to Portland (7-0) to take on the Raiders in Week 9, while Harper Creek returns home to end their season with the Lansing Everett Vikings (3-5).

Here are the rest of the scores from Friday night...

Friday, October 16th
Game of the Night
Marshall 42, Harper Creek 10
Marshall 7-1 (6-1 Interstate 8) - Harper Creek 3-5 (3-4 Interstate 8)

Portage Northern 34, Battle Creek Central 33 (BC Central 3-5)
St. Joseph 45, Lakeview 21 (Lakeview 5-3)
Jackson Lumen Christi 28, Pennfield 8 (Pennfield 3-5)
St. Philip 45, Portland St. Patrick 20 - 8-Man Football (St. Philip 8-0)

Reading 36, Athens 30 (Athens 0-8)
Pittsford 41, Bellevue 0 (Bellevue 2-5)
Cassopolis 69, Bronson 6 (Bronson 2-6)
Climax-Scotts 48, Spring Lake 7 (Climax-Scotts 8-0)
Saugatuck 46, Delton 14 (Delton 5-3)
Galesburg-Augusta 24, Martin 22 (Galesburg-Augusta 2-6)
Niles 57, Gull Lake 54 (Gull Lake 2-6)
Hastings 17, Grand Rapids Ottawa Hills 14 (Hastings 3-5)
Homer 40, Union City 34 (Homer 7-1, Union City 4-4)
Portland 59, Olivet 19 (Olivet 5-3)
Concord 38, Quincy 33 (Quincy 3-5)
Tekonsha 70, St. Joseph Michigan Lutheran 28 - 8-Man Football (Tekonsha 4-4)

Saturday, October 17th
Maple Valley vs. Bark River-Harris @ Johannesburg-Lewiston (Maple Valley 0-7)