Local Sports Journal
Undefeated Whitehall amassed 415 total yards of offense as it topped Hart 72-0 in West Michigan Conference football action on Friday.
The Vikings (6-0, 5-0) posted 409 of those yards on the ground and clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2011.
Trip Thommen and Tyler Carnes led the rushing attack for Whitehall as both scored a pair of touchdowns. Thomen finished with 90 yards rushing on five attempts while Tyler Carnes had 86 yards on five attempts.
Nolan Throne started the scoring for Whitehall on a nine-yard pass from Zarren Aylor as the Vikings raced to a 42-0 halftime lead. Throne broke free for an 82-yard kickoff return to open the second half and had a 24-yard TD run in the second quarter.
Jwan Britton finished with 65 yards rushing and an 11-yard touchdown while Connor Rake scored a TD on a six-yard run for Whitehall.
Keenan Aylor retuned an interception for a touchdown just before halftime for Whitehall.
Chayce Swanson led the Whitehall defense with nine tackles.