Shelby County beats Ramsay, 36-29

Shelby County quarterback Ty Proctor threw for 134 yards and a touchdown in the Wildcats' 36-29 victory over Ramsay on Oct. 5 (File photo/Mickel Ponthieux)

By GRAHAM CARR / Staff Writer

BIRMINGHAM-Shelby County High School won its first game of the season over Ramsay High School 36-29 Oct. at Ramsay.

Wildcats coach Brent Smith said it was a total team effort.

“We played well offensively and controlled the ball,” Smith said. “Defensively, we had some real key stops.”

The Wildcats had 306 total rushing yards on 50 attempts with junior running back Marterius McGregor leading the way with 177 yards and two touchdowns on 25 attempts. Freshman Jamarius Mayfield chipped in 65 yards and two touchdowns on 11 attempts.

Junior quarterback Ty Proctor had a solid night with 12-of-17 passing for 134 yards and a touchdown.