One of the more hotly contested football races in recent memory produced tri-champions in the West Michigan Conference.
Montague, Oakridge and Whitehall all finished atop the standings with 6-1 records. And to the victors go the spoils, namely on the West Michigan Conference All-League teams.
Overall, Montague had five players on the first-team offensive unit while Oakridge and Whitehall had four each. On defense, Oakridge had five first-teamers while Whitehall and Montague had four each.
West Michigan Conference final standings
Montague 6-1; Oakridge 6-1; Whitehall 6-1; Ravenna 4-3; North Muskegon 3-4; Hart 2-5; Mason County Central 1-6; Shelby 0-7.
First team offense
Wide receiver: Grant Becklin, senior, Ravenna; Tugg Nichols, senior, Montague; Brodie Fogus, senior, Whitehall; Matt Kolbert, senior, North Muskegon.
Tight end: Colton Blankstrom, senior, Montague.
Tackles: Ethan Jozsa senior, Oakridge; Winton Napier, junior, Whitehall; Mike Olthof, senior, Ravenna.
Guard: Riley Bean, junior, Oakridge; Zeke Thompson, senior, Ravenna.
Center: Hayden McDonald, senior, Montague.
Quarterback: Kyle Stranton, sophomore, Whitehall.
Running backs: Corey Vanderputte, senior, Oakridge; Alec Pruett, senior, Whitehall; Dylan Everett, senior, Montague.
Blocking back: Trevor Jones, sophomore, Oakridge.
Ends: Ethan Jozsa, senior, Oakridge; Rodney Brassfield, junior, Montague; Shane Cook, junior, Whitehall.
Linemen: Hayden McDonald, senior, Montague; Riley Bean, junior, Oakridge; Brenden Forsythe, senior, Ravenna; Sam Gallo, junior, North Muskegon; Gumaro Villeda, senior, Hart.
Linebackers: Nick Blanchard, senior, Whitehall; Colton Blankstrom, senior, Montague; Corey Vanderputte, senior, Oakridge.
Defensive backs: Thomas McCullough, senior, Ravenna; Izac Jarka, junior, Montague; Brendan Raymond, senior, Oakridge; Red Watson, senior, Whitehall.
Nate Bolley, junior, Whitehall
Kicker: Andrew Kooi, senior, Montague.
Punter: Matt Danicek, junior, Oakridge
Kick return specialist: Chance Alvesteffer, senior, Hart.
Revin Gale, junior, Hart, tight end.
Wes Russell, junior, Whitehall, offensive guard
Gabe Reavey, senior, Whitehall, center
James Young, freshman, North Muskegon, quarterback
Hunter Hogan, junior, Ravenna, running back.
Cade Clement, senior, Shelby, running back
Clay Schullo, sophomore, Ravenna, blocking back.
Brandon McFarren, senior, Ravenna, linebacker
Kyle Huff, junior, North Muskegon, linebacker.
Max Brown, senior, Whitehall, defensive back
Ben Myers, sophomore, North Muskegon, defensive back
Hunter Hogan, junior, Ravenna, kicker.
Denny Belmonte, junior, North Muskegon, punter.
Kyle Beebe, senior, Ravenna, punter.
Red Watson, senior, Whitehall, kick return specialist
Brenden Raymond, senior, Oakridge, kick return specialist