Montague opened West Michigan Conference play with a dominating 62-0 blowout of Mason County Central on Friday night. It’s the second shutout in as many games to start the year for the Wildcat defense.

Drew Collins was able to connect with Sam Smith and Johnny Monette for 38- and 42-yard touchdown passes in the first quarter, respectively, while Brennan Schwarz found Remington Schneider for a 55-yard touchdown pass and Montague led 21-0 after one quarter.

It was more of the same in the second quarter for the Wildcats, as Dylan Everett rushed for touchdowns of five and 29 yards. Collins ran for a 15-yard score and Monette added a touchdown from 69 yards to make it 49-0 lead into the half.

The scoring was light for the Wildcats in the second half, with Monette adding a third touchdown, this one a run of 55 yards in the third and Tugg Nichols running one in from 11 yards out in the fourth quarter.

Collins completed seven of ten passes for 176 yards and two touchdowns. Monette led the Wildcats rushing attack with 133 yards and two touchdowns while Everett added 79 yards and two scores.

Avery Carr led the Spartans through the air with 53 yards.

The Wildcats improve to 2-0 on the season and 1-0 in conference play, while the Spartans fall to 0-2 on the season and 0-1 in the WMC.