St. Joseph suffered its first loss of the football season on Friday, falling 36-30 in overtime at Portage Central after scoring the game’s first 22 points.

The result leaves the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference race wide open. St. Joseph, Portage Central and Lakeshore are all 4-1 in league play, with the Bears set to host the rival Lancers next Friday. Battle Creek Lakeview is also in the mix at 3-1.