After a 3 and out Clinton punted. Shelby went 3 and out and had a punt that went out at their own 30. Clinton threw another long pass to the end zone and it was cauht temporarily, before Wyatt Fox knocked it loose for the incompletion.
The game went into the 2nd quarter after Ulrich and Finley had a tackle for loss. Dylan Patch then had a quarterback sack and Clinton punted from the Shelby 40.
The punt was allowed to be downed at the Shelby 1 yard line. On the first play they caught the running back in the end zone for a safety and the 8-7 lead.
Clinton got good field position again after the Shelny kick from the 20. Clinton returned it to the 20. On the second play, Cltinon threw another TD down the sideline. A flg on the play negated the TD and it was 3rd and 20 from the Shelby 30.
A delay of game penalty was followed by a fumble, recovered by Hudson at the Shelby 37. Ram holding penalties frustrated their gains and they had to punt. This one went all the way to the Clinton 16, 49 yards.
Shelby drove Clinton back to their own 10 and they had to punt. Tyler Hendryx then ran 35 yards from scrimmage for the go-ahead touchdown. Shelby threw a halback pass to McConnell in the corner of the end zone for the 2-point conversion, 15-8.
Clinton returned the ensuing kickoff to the Shelby 40. But, a pass in the middle of the Ram defense went right to Jared Finley.
Duckett threw a ball into the flat to Wyatt Fox and he took it 67 yards, inside the Clinton 5. Two plays later Hendryx ran the ball in. The extra point kick missed, but Shelby was up by two touchdowns with 4:32 left in the half, 21-8.
Clinton started on their own 45, but got backed up again by two penalties. Shelby got the ball back with time to score before half, but didn't.