DAVISON (DTV)-(10/19/18) After playing for both Lapeer East and Wayne State University, Former Head Coach for Lapeer Jake Weingartz, finds himself coaching the Davison Cardinals in a new era of Davison Football.
This season, the Cardinals won the season opener 28-6 against the Southfield A&T Warriors at Wayne State University. The following week, Davison shut down Bay City Western at Cardinal Stadium 49-0. Davison beat some huge competitors this year, such as Carman Ainsworth in week three 36-29, Powers Catholic in week four 50-20 and Grand Blanc in week five 49-7. In honor of Homecoming the Cardinals defeated the Jaguars of Flint High School 35-0. After a tremendous beginning to the season with a record of 6-0, Davison battled it out against the Warren De La Salle Pilots in Cardinal Country. After a long night of pouring all their efforts out on the field, Davison had their first loss of the season 35-7 in week six against De La Salle. In week seven, Davison headed out to Saginaw Arthur Hill and came back with a win 63-6.
On October 19th, the Cardinals squared off against one of their biggest rivals, Lapeer High School, for their last game of the regular season. This game was bound to be an epic one, as Coach Weingartz faced his former team and the long standing rivalry with Lapeer. Davison unfortunately could not a secure a win, and lost 28-6. This great season would not be possible without Coach Weingartz leading his football team to success. His efforts on stressing sportsmanship, hard work and determination reflect what Davison is all about.