Friday, August 19, 2016
Freedom High School
Shelby High School
The Golden Lions opened the 2016 season with a 49-0 victory vs the Freedom Patriots. Junior QB Malik Sarratt led the charge in his first varsity start with 234 passing yards. Malik was 11 of 18 passing with 4 TD’s. ECU recruit Jayden Borders had 3 receptions for 145 yards and 2 TD’s ( 66 yds & 57 yds). Xavier Brooks had 6 rushing attempts for 61 yards and 1 TD and also had 4 receptions for 36 yards and 1 TD receiving. Joc Washington had 11 rushing attempts for 40 yards and 1 TD. Shelby had 68 yards rushing and 234 yards passing for a total of 302 yards of total offense and 13 first downs.
The Lion’s defense held Freedom to 21 yards rushing & 13 yards passing for 34 yards of total offense. Freedom only had 3 first downs on the night. Dax Hollifield led the way with 13 total tackles. Devin Gullatte had 8 total tackles. Damien Key had 5 total tackles with 3 tackles for loss and 1 sack. Michael Carson had 3 total tackles with 2 tackles for loss and 1 sack.
The Lions will travel to Asheville on August 26th to face the AC Reynolds Rockets.
Shelby—Xavier Brooks 24yd pass from Malik Sarratt—Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Jayden Borders 66yd pass from Malik Sarratt—Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Darius Fuller 17yd pass from Malik Sarratt—Ethna Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Malik Sarratt 6yd run—-X-pt missed
Shelby—Jayden Borders 57yd pass from Malik Sarratt—x-pt no good
Shelby—Xavier Brooks 8yd run—-Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—-Safety, Michael Carson tackled QB in end zone
Shelby—Joc Washington 2yd run—-Caleb Goss x-pt