Friday, October 7, 2016
East Rutherford High School
Shelby High School
The Homecoming contest was moved up a day due expected bad weather on the regular schedule day on Friday. The Golden Lions led only 7-0 after the 1st quarter but overwhelmed the Cavaliers the remaining 3 quarters to defeat the cavaliers by a score of 45-7. At half time, Madison Ledbetter was crowned Homecoming Queen.
The Golden Lion offense used a balanced attack to gain 384 yards of total offense (187 yards rushing, 197 yards passing). Malik Sarratt was 15 of 19 passing for 172 yards, 3 TD’s and 1 Interception. Juwan Sims had 11 rushing attempts for 79 yards, 2 receptions for 39 yards and 1 TD, 2 of 2 passing for 13 yards. Darius Fuller had 4 receptions for 41 yards. Jayden Borders had 7 receptions for 79 yards and 2 TD’s.
The Golden Lions defense held East Rutherford to 36 yards of total offense (-10 yards rushing, 46 yards passing). Dax Hollifield led the way with 9 total tackles including 6 tackles for loss and 2 sacks, and had an interception returned 37 yards for a TD. Dax also had a rushing TD. Michael Carson had 7 total tackles including 4 tackles for loss and 3 1/2 sacks. Will Stites had 7 total tackles including 2 tackles for loss and 1 sack.
The Golden Lions will travel to Lawndale to face the Burns Bulldogs next Friday, 10-14-16. Both teams enter the contest undefeated. The winner will sole possession of 1st place in the SMAC with 2 games remaining in the regular season.
Shelby—Jayden Borders 21 yard pass from Malik Sarratt—-Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Juwan Sims 37 yard pass from Malik Sarratt–Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Dax Hollifield 3 yard run—Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby–Ethan Triplett 28 yard Field Goal
Shelby—Jayden Borders 10 yard pass from Malik Sarratt—Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Dax Hollifield 37 yard Interception return—Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Joc Washington 3 yard run—Caleb Goss x-pt
East Rutherford—David Hunt 3 yard pass from Calvin Jones–Austin Roderick x-pt