FOOTBALL: Saline's 64 Points Ranks in Top 5 in Team History

 09/16/2017 - 00:25
Jonah Ashby recovered a fumbled punt in the end zone to cap Saline's scoring.

Even for Saline fans – Friday night’s 64-6 defeat of Huron was a little hard to watch.

The Hornets piled up 37 points in the first quarter – hard to believe that’s not a Saline football record.

When all was said and done, Saline scored the second-highest amount of points in Hornet football history history.

Here are the highest scoring games in Saline history (since 1950).

  1. Sept. 2, 2016 – Saline 69, Windsor Holy Names 13
  2. Oct. 3, 2003 – Saline 67, Dexter 7
  3. Oct. 19, 1990 – Saline 67, Brooklyn Columbia Central 7
  4. Oct. 14, 1966 – Saline 65, South Lyon 31
  5. Sept 15, 2017 – Saline 64, Huron 6
  6. Nov. 6, 1964 -- Saline 64, Onsted 47
  7. Oct. 14, 2016 – Saline 63, Tecumseh 14
  8. Sept. 4, 2015 – Saline 55, Toronto St. Michaels 14
  9. Sept. 7, 2012 – Saline 58, Adrian 20
  10. Sept. 1, 2006 -- Saline 56, Lincoln 0
  11. Oct. 17, 2003 -- Saline 57, Lincoln 7
  12. Nov. 4, 1983 – Saline 57, Riverview 12
  13. Oct. 7, 2016 – Saline 56, Monroe 8
  14. Sept. 22, 2006 – Saline 55, Bedford 26
  15. Oct. 3, 2008 – Saline 54, Lincoln 22
  16. Sept. 23, 2016 – Saline 54, Huron 0
  17. Oct. 12, 2012 – Saline 53, Skyline 13

 

Of the 17 games in the 67 years recorded by Michigan-Football.com – eight games taken place in Joe Palka era, which began in 2012.

Saline’s 58-point victory is the third largest margin of victory in team history. Saline beat Dexter by 60 points in 2003 and Brooklyn Columbia Central by 60 points in 1990.

Tran Longmoore
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