Mike played in the Gardiner vs. Cony rivalry from 1994-97. During his time, the Tigers won the rivalry game all three years. During his three years he accumulated 13 rushing touchdowns against Cony. During his Junior year, the team was 0-7 going into the game and they upset Cony at Gardiner. During his senior year, his team defeated Cony twice en route to a PTC Title and a place in the state championship game.