2019 Football Preview: Walled Lake Western

2018 Record: 8-4

By: C & G Sports Staff | C&G Newspapers | Published July 26, 2019

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vs. White Lake Lakeland (7-4) — 7 p.m. Aug. 28 
Western is 10-4 all-time against Lakeland, but the Eagles grabbed a 28-7 win last season. It was tied for the lowest scoring output of the regular season for the Warriors. 

at South Lyon East (6-5) — 7 p.m. Sept. 6 
The Warriors are undefeated against South Lyon East, holding a 4-0 record. Last year, Western squeaked out a 12-7 win. 

at Milford High (1-8) — 7 p.m. Sept. 13
Western is also undefeated against Milford, sitting at 7-0 against the Mavericks. Over the last two meetings, the Warriors have outscored Milford 79-8. 

vs. Orchard Lake St. Mary’s (3-6) — 7 p.m. Sept. 20 
This will be the second meeting between the two programs. Back in 2005, St. Mary’s took down the Warriors 48-10 in a playoff game.  

vs. Waterford Mott (4-5) — 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27
Western took last year’s meeting 52-13 and has won three of the last four matchups. Last year, the Warriors scored 320 points while giving up 218. 

vs. Waterford Kettering (1-8) — 7 p.m. Oct. 4 
Western has won 15 consecutive meetings against Kettering, with the last four coming by double digits. Western has made the state playoffs the last nine seasons. 

vs. South Lyon High (10-1) — 7 p.m. Oct. 11
Western and South Lyon split two games last year, with the Lions grabbing a win in the regular season and the Warriors nabbing a 35-14 win in the playoffs. 

at Walled Lake Northern (4-5) — 7 p.m. Oct. 18
Western is 15-2 all-time against Northern and has won the last seven meetings. Last year, the Warriors defeated the Knights 38-24. 

at Walled Lake Central (2-7) — 7 p.m. Oct. 25 
Western has a double-digit lead in the all-time series and has won the last eight matchups. The Warriors’ 48 points against the Vikings last year was their second-highest scoring output of the season.