Marcellus Griffin Ritenour 2021

Posted On: 03/28/21 1:48 PM

The Ritenour football team got off to a slow start this spring, with the Huskies' first game being cancelled because of COVID concerns with the opponent and then falling to Hazelwood Central in their opener.

Ritenour was able to rebound against McCluer North on Friday night. Relying on a strong rushing attack led by quarterback Marcellus Griffin, the Huskies racked up 444 yards on the ground and ran away from visiting McCluer North for a 66-8 victory.

Here is a quick look at some of the top performers for both squads...


Marcellus Griffin, QB-RB, 5-9, 175, Class of 2021

A converted running back, Griffin set the tone early with two first quarter touchdown runs. The Ritenour quarterback finished with 183 yards rushing and four touchdowns on just eight carries and also threw for 50 yards and a touchdown pass. He also had a long touchdown run called back because of a holding penalty.

Griffin will play running back wherever he ends up in college and the speed, quickness and elusiveness to be a good one. As a high school quarterback running the read-option, Griffin is a handful for opponents because he can turn any play into a long

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