Friday, September 22, 2017
Shelby High School
South Pointe High School
The Golden Lions traveled to Rick Hill, SC to face the South Pointe Stallions. The Golden Lions entered the contest as underdogs but battled the Stallions for 4 quarters. The Stallions entered the game averaging 42.5 points a game and 490 yards of offense but were held to 25 points and 338 yards of offense by the Golden Lions.
The Golden lions offense had 219 yards of total offense (128 rushing and 91 passing) and was led by Xavier Brooks who had 119 yards rushing, Malik Sarratt who was 9/19 passing for 91 yards, and MJ Allen who had 3 receptions for 55 yards.
The Golden Lions defense held the Stallions to 79 yards rushing but allowed 259 yards passing by Clemson Commit Derion Kendrick. The defense was led by Dax Hollifield with 8 total tackles including 2 tackles for loss. Will Stites added 7 total tackles including 2 tackles for loss and a fumble recovery. Jaylon Scott had 6 total tackles and a caused fumble.
The Golden Lions have an open date next Friday (9/29) and will return to action on 10/6 and will travel to Chase High School for the conference opener vs the Trojans.
S.Pointe—–Joe Ervin 15 yard run—-BT Potter x-pt
S. Pointe—-Steven Gilmore 21 yard pass from Derion Kendrick—x-pt missed
S. Pointe—-JD Good 68 yard pass from Derion Kendrick—2pt conversion failed
S. Pointe—Steven Gilmore recovered fumble in endzone—-2pt pass failed.