Muskegon Catholic begins playoff run with dominant 62-0 win over Shelby

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Muskegon Catholic Central mowed over Shelby  62-0 in the first round of the playoffs Friday night.

The Crusaders had seven different players rush for a touchdown in the win.

Elliot Riegler scored three touchdowns on the night for MCC in three different ways.

Joe Waller finds the end zone for MCC. Photo/Tim Reilly

The first quarter belonged to MCC when Dane Rutz (9 yards) and Max Price (35 yards) both ran for touchdowns and Price tossed a 15-yard passing touchdown to Riegler.

The Crusaders dominated the second quarter as well, pushing their lead to 41-0 going into halftime. Riegler added a 56-yard rushing touchdown, Price had his second passing touchdown to Bryan Convertini for a 28 yards and Joseph Waller broke out for a 66-yard rushing touchdown.

The third quarter saw more of the same from the Crusaders as Reigler had an 80-yard kick return touchdown and Bailey Williams added a 32-yard rushing touchdown to extend their lead to 55-0.

The Crusaders capped the scoring with a 3-yard rushing touchdown in the fourth, to take a 62-0 lead.

Waller led the rushing attack with 104 yards. Price passed for 53 yards and rushed for 49 yards. 

Nick Powell led the Crusaders defense with six tackles and a fumble recovery while Waller also added a fumble recovery of his own.  

For the Shelby Tigers, Xavier Wallace had 61 rushing yards on 20 carries while Griffin Fraass added 44 yards on four attempts.

 

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