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WL Western earns narrow win over South Lyon in playoff opener

Field Hockey   | Ben Szilagy

WL Western earns narrow win over South Lyon in playoff opener

Walled Lake — The little things always seem to have a big impact.
 
On Friday night’s opening round of the MHSAA Division 2 playoffs between Walled Lake Western and South Lyon it couldn’t have been truer.
 
Thanks to missed extra point, and a crucial defensive stop on fourth down, Western edged South Lyon 14-13 at home to survive and advance in the playoffs.
 
“(Football) is a game of inches,” Coach Mike Zdebski said. “It came down to a couple of big plays by each team. Both team