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Ravenna rolls past Hart, reverses momentum entering next week’s playoffs

Bulldogs snap two-game skid with inspired effort; Pirates close best season in 30 years.

Photos by Bethany McCullough | CatchMark

RAVENNA — Ravenna’s football team stopped a two-game skid and made a bit of a statement on senior night Friday, rolling past upstart Hart 48-0 at Citizens’ Field on the strength of another monster game by Hunter Hogan.

The Bulldogs improve to 6-3 overall and finish second in the West Michigan Conference Rivers Division with a 5-1 record as they look forward to the Division 7 playoffs that begin next week.

The Pirates, despite Friday’s disappointment, finish their season with a 6-3 record that is the best in program history since 1992. They finished third in the WMC Rivers Division with a 4-2 mark.

Here are some notables from the game:

  • Ravenna finished with 337 yards of total offense and a total of 22 first downs.
  • Hart turned over the ball six times – five interceptions and a fumble – compared to only one lost fumble for Ravenna.
  • Hart managed 58 yards of total offense, all of which were on the ground.
  • Hogan, a senior quarterback/free safety/kicker/punter/return man, led the team in rushing with 111 yards on 13 carries with one touchdown. He completed 6 of 8 passes for 106 yards with four TDs. On defense, Hogan snagged three interceptions and finished with 4.5 tackles.
  • Ravenna junior Drew Mabrito ran for 78 yards on eight carries. He led the team in receiving with three receptions for 75 yards. Mabrito scored four TDs on the night. He also racked up five tackles.
  • Ravenna juniors Chase Thomas and Carter Schullo led the Bulldogs defensively both with a 5.5 tackles. Junior Caleb Forsythe had two interceptions.
  • Hart finished with 58 yards total offense.
  • Hart senior Trayce Tate, who has been the Pirates’ leading rusher of late, managed only 23 yards on 21 carries.
  • Hart junior Chase Gale led the Pirates defensively with 6.5 tackles. Junior Adrian Tice followed with six total tackles.



Ravenna coaches are flipping out over their 48-0 win over Hart. Video credit: @Scott Robar #Ravenna #football #highschoolfootball #catchmarksportsnet #fyp


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