The tables turned over the weekend for Dearborn varsity prep football, with a tough first loss of the season for , and conversely, 's first win.
The Pioneers played on Friday at Romulus, taking down the team on their own turf, 45-28.
Also that night, headed to play Windsor Holy Names and went to Belleville. Both Dearborn teams lost; 12-7 Windsor, and 20-17 Belleville in a nail-biting overtime.
But it was Fordson's game on Saturday against Warren De La Salle that had Dearborners rooting the most.
The Tractors went in with something to prove–they had won their first two games of the season, and had been beaten by De La Salle in 2011.
But the Pilots' Damorria Lilly carried the team to victory. According to MLive, the player had a career high 227 yards rushing in the game.
“He had a great game,” De La Salle coach Paul Verska said of Lilly. “He deserved it; he worked hard, and he just wouldn’t go down. It was a great, inspiring performance.”
In the end, Fordson couldn't come back from their deficit, and De La Salle took the game, 40-19.
All four Dearborn teams play again this week. .