Whitehall football squad puts up 75 points, cruises past Shelby

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The Whitehall football team dealt Shelby a hefty defeat on Friday, pounding the Tigers 75-7 in a West Michigan Conference game.

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Whitehall, which is 5-3 on the season, will look to clinch a playoff spot with a win next Friday.

Quarterback Casey Huizenga led the Vikings with 130 rushing yards while JoJo Dowdell added 94 yards on the ground and a team-high three touchdowns.

Tylor Russell chipped in with two touchdowns for the Vikings, while Huizenga, Josh Thommen, Donnell Smith, Jack McArthur and Terrell Harris each found the end zone once.

The Vikings were paced defensively by Jody Jansen with six tackles while James Moore and Josh Thommen each chipped in with five.

The Tigers lone touchdown was on a two-yard run by quarterback Christian Cooper.

Shelby is now 0-8 on the season.

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