Boys Junior Varsity Football, Boys Varsity Football · Shelby High School Varsity Football beat Burns High School 48-7

Friday, September 1, 2017

7:30 PM

Burns High School

Shelby High School

Game Recap

The Golden Lions received the opening kickoff and began their first possession at their own 46 yard line. On the 10th play of the possession, Xavier Brooks scored the opening points on a 2 yard run. Chase Hendrick added the extra point. After a Burns punt, it took the Golden Lions one play to add to their lead on a Malik Sarratt 71 yard pass to Tucker Greene who added 48 yards after the catch and a few nifty moves. The Bulldog scored on their next possession on a 43 yard pass from Spencer Devine to Kujuan Pryor and Zach Benefield added the extra point to cut the deficit to 14-7. The Golden Lions again had a 1 play drive that ended with a 75 yard TD pass from Malik Sarratt to Zondre Cherry, who added 70 yards after the catch,and a Chase Hendrick extra point to stretch the lead to 21-7. The Golden Lions led at the half, 34-7.

The Golden Lions offense had 337 total yards of offense on the night, 81 yards rushing and 256 yards passing. Senior QB Malik Sarratt was 13/20 passing for 251 yards and 2 TD’s. Xavier Brooks had 15 rushing attempts for 74 yards and 3 TD’s.

The Golden Lion defense limited the Bulldogs to 127 total yards of offense, 4 yards rushing and 123 yards passing. Shelby intercepted 3 Bulldog passes, 1 by Will Stites and 2 by Dashun Christopher. Dax Hollifield had 9 total tackles including 1 tackles for loss. Bryant Spencer added 7 total tackles including 1 tackle for loss. Tre’ Jolly had 8 total tackles including 3 tackles for loss and 1 1/2 sacks. KJ Washington had 6 total tackles including 1 tackle for loss.

The Golden Lions will host another county rival on September 8th as the Crest Chargers travel to George Blanton Stadium to face the Golden Lions for a 7:30 kickoff.

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Game Summary


Shelby—-Xavier Brooks 2 yard run—–Chase Hendrick x-pt
Shelby—-Tucker Greene 71 yards pass from Malik Sarratt—Chase Hendrick x-pt
Burns—Kujuan Pryor 43 yard pass from Spencer Devine—-Zach Benfield x-pt
Shelby—Zondre Cherry 75 yard pass from Malik Sarratt–Chase Hendrick x-pt


Shelby—Chase Hendrick 26 yard Field Goal
Shelby—Xavier Brooks 7 yard run—Chase Hendrick x-pt
Shelby—Chase Hendrick 41 yard Field


Shelby—Xavier Brooks 7 yard run—Chase Hendrick x-pt


Shelby—-Santanna Eaves 8 yard pass from Jacalon Shell—Zach Ledbetter x-pt