Friday, August 25, 2017
A C Reynolds High School
Shelby High School
The Golden Lions opened their 2017 home schedule by defeating the AC Reynolds Rockets 29-8 at Pearlie Allen Field at George Blanton Memorial Stadium. The Golden Lions led at half-time 13-0 and pulled away in the second half for the victory. The Golden Lions are 2-0 and will host county rival Burns next Friday, September 1st, at 7:30.
Chase Hendrick kicked 3 field goals on the night, 36 yards, 39 yards, and 27 yards. Xavier Brooks had a big night with 24 rushing attempts for 186 yards and 3 TD’s. Brooks also added 3 receptions for 18 yards finishing with 204 total yards. Malik Sarratt was 14 of 24 passing for 137 yards, 9 rushing attempts for 49 yards. The Golden Lions finished with 376 total yards (239 rushing, 137 passing).
The Golden Lion defense allowed 284 yards of total offense (52 rushing, 232 passing). Dax Hollifield led the way with 9 total tackles. Tre Jolly added 6 total tackles including 4 tackles for loss and 2 sacks. Bryant Spencer had 4 total tackles including 3 tackles for loss and 1 1/2 sacks. Spencer and Rajah Kirkland led a goal line stand late in the 3rd quarter by sacking the Reynolds QB, Alex Flinn, for a 13 yard loss on 4th and goal from Shelby’s 7 yard line. Josh Smith had 4 total tackles, 1 interception and had a great night punting, 4 punts for 173 yards, an average of 43.3 yards per punt and pinned the Rockets inside their own 10 yard line 3 times in the first half.
Shelby—-Chase Hendrick 36 yard Field Goal
Shelby—-Xavier Brooks 10 yard run—-Chase Hendrick x-pt
Shelby—-Chase Hendrick 39 yard Field Goal
Shelby—-Xavier Brooks 12 yard run—-x-pt blocked
Shelby—-Chase Hendrick 27 yard Field Goal
ACR—Nathan St.Onge 1 yard run—2pt conversion pass good
Shelby—-Xavier Brooks 45 yard run—Chase Hendrick x-pt