Montague cruises past Shelby 53-3; game called at halftime due to injuries

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Montague continued its winning ways on Friday night with a 53-3 victory over Shelby in a West Michigan Conference game that was called off at halftime due to injuries. LSJ Logo incert

Shelby started the night with 16 active players. The Tigers were down to 10 available players by midway through the second quarter, but both Sport Clips 2016 football adcoaches agreed to keep playing 10-on-10.

But then another Shelby player was hurt and the teams played 9-on-9 for the last three minutes of the first half.

The coaches and referees agreed to end the game at halftime.

Shelby started the scoring with a 31-yard field goal by Latrell Sobers to put the Tigers up 3-0. Montague then rattled off 53 unanswered points to walk away with the win.

Quarterback Dylan Stever led the Wildcats with three touchdowns (two passing, one rushing) while Bryce Stark had two touchdown runs and Kenyan Johnston added a punt return touchdown and caught a touchdown pass.

Montague improved to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in conference play. Shelby is now 0-3 and 0-2.

 

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