Ravenna football runs past Shelby in WMC opener, faces Whitehall in Week 3

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Ravenna opened up West Michigan Conference football action with a 63-6 runaway win over Shelby on Thursday.

The Bulldogs led 49-0 by halftime and had 257 total yards.

Ravenna executed 15 plays for a total time of possession of just 8:05 for the game. 

Special teams was deadly for Ravenna, getting a pair of returns for scores.

Thomas McCullough returned a punt 55 yards for a touchdown and Brady Stock had a 65-yard kickoff return for a score.

Quarterback Kyle Beebe led with 84 yards passing, had two touchdown passes, and rushed in a TD to finish with 42 yards on the ground.

Clay Schullo connected on a 62-yard touchdown pass and Grant Becklin caught a 22-yard strike from Beebe.

Hunter Hogan ran into the endzone twice for Ravenna, rushing for 62 total yards and also came through on special teams, kicking in nine extra points.

Ravenna’s attack was also led by McCullough with a touchdown run from 28 yards out. Travis Boughan also found the end zone on a one-yard scamper.

Twenty-four different players for Ravenna offered up at least half a tackle on defense. Leading the way was Dayton Thomas with six tackles and Drew Mabrito had five tackles and two sacks.

Shelby offense was led by Travis Boughan with 42 yards rushing on 14 attempts, scoring the lone TD for the Tigers.

Cade Clement led the Shelby defense with seven tackles. 

The Bulldogs improve their record to 2-0, 1-0 on the season and continue WMC play when they travel to Whitehall for a Week 3 clash.

Shelby falls to 0-2, 0-1 and takes on 0-2 North Muskegon.

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