The three county football teams each learned their first-round playoff matchups Sunday afternoon when the MHSAA posted pairings to its website. Each will be underdogs in their first game.
SHELBY — Shelby suffered a 57-0 defeat Friday night against Ravenna, ending the regular season with an 0-6 record.
WHITE CLOUD — Hesperia handled White Cloud Friday night, 34-15, to cap its regular season with a 4-2 record.
HART — Behind four total touchdowns from Khole Hofmann, Mason County Central picked up its second West Michigan Conference win of the year as they beat Hart Friday night, 40-6.
The regular season is already coming to an end in Oceana County. Luckily, the state’s all-in football season this year means every team has at least one more game after this week, and the focus is beginning to shift to where teams want to sharpen the areas they can to maximize their postseas…
SHELBY — A huge game by Hart quarterback Braeden Carskadon propelled the Pirates to a 46-36 win over Shelby Friday night in the battle for the Blood, Sweat and Tears Jug.
PERRY — Hesperia boasted an impressive offensive showing Saturday afternoon in defeating Perry, 36-21, to improve to 3-2 on the season.
The headline matchup this week in Oceana County football, of course, is the rivalry showdown between Hart and Shelby, who will each enter the game with 0-4 records and thirsting for their first win. Before getting into that matchup, though, it’s worth taking a look at Hesperia’s second win o…
HESPERIA — Hesperia hung on Friday night with a late defensive stop in its own territory to defeat rival Holton, 21-14.
MONTAGUE — Shelby took a 63-0 beating Friday night against Montague, and simply couldn't get anything going offensively.