Blaine Bowman

Shelby's Blaine Bowman hauls in a 31 yard touchdown pass from McGwire Albert during Saturday's Division IV, Region 14 quarterfinal against Edison at W.W. Skiles Field.

SHELBY — The wind was at his back, so McGwire Albert decided to take a shot.

Shelby’s veteran quarterback hooked up with wideout Blaine Bowman on a stunning 92 yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter as the Whippets rallied for a 31-21 win over Edison in the opening round of the Region 14 playoffs Saturday at W.W. Skiles Field.