Friday, November 25, 2016
Franklin High School
Shelby High School
The Golden Lions improved to 13-0 this season after defeating the Franklin Panthers 41-0 at George Blanton Memorial Stadium. Shelby has now won 18 consecutive games dating back to last year and have won 17 consecutive playoffs games, last playoff loss was in 2012. The Golden Lions will host the Hunter Huss Huskies on December 2nd for the 3rd round of the 2AA playoffs. This will be the first meeting between the two since 1990.
The Lions were lead by QB Malik Sarratt who was 15/20 passing for 297 yards and 5 TD passes. Jayden Borders had 6 receptions for 138 yards and 2 TD’s. Darius Fuller had 2 receptions for 42 yards and 2 TD’s. Juwan Sims had 3 rushing attempts for 19 yards and 1 TD, 1 reception for 61 yards and 1 TD, 3/4 passing for 24 yards, 1 punt return for 32 yards. The offense gained 455 total yards (113 rushing/342 passing) and 18 first downs.
The defense was lead by OJ Ross who had 6 total tackles including 2 tackles for loss and 1/2 sack. Will Stites had 6 total tackles including I tackle for loss. Jaylon Scott had 6 total tackles including 1 tackle for loss and 1 tipped pass. The defense limited Franklin to 67 total yards (40 rushing/27 passing) and 5 first downs.
Shelby—Juwan Sims 61 yard pass from Malik Sarratt—–Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Darius Fuller 1 yard pass from Malik Sarratt—-Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Juwan Sims 27 yard run—Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Darius Fuller 41 yard pass from Malik Sarratt—Ethan triplett x-pt
Shelby—Jayden Borders 30 yard pass from Malik Sarratt—Ethan Triplett x-pt
Shelby—Jayden Borders 37 yard pass from Malik Sarratt—-x-pt missed