Monta Stangler, Lapeer East’s top running back, has already inscribed his name in the school record books this season; now, the bruising back is turning his attention to his team’s second round playoff game versus Linden on Friday night.
On Thursday, The Flint Journal published a profile of Stangler citing his prolific rushing statistics.
The two-year starter rushed for a game-high 208 yards and one touchdown on 16 carries while also catching three passes for 46 yards and another score.
For the season, he has rushed for a school single-season record 1,406 yards on 148 attempts (9.5 yards per carry).
He has caught 15 balls for 161 yards. He has logged 14 total scores — 11 rushing and three receiving.
The Eagles defeated Linden in their only meeting this season. The rematch is at 7 p.m. Friday night at East.