• Benjamin Rex Cross

Freshman Sprints the Shamrocks to Victory


At Burr Oak on Thursday, August 30th, the Shamrocks relied on their speed and sprinted past the Burr Oak Bobcats on route to a 71-32 victory. The Shamrocks gained 491 yards of total offensive, versus the Bobcats 290 yards.

Freshmen Derec Fedewa took the opening kickoff 70 yards for a touchdown, and the Shamrocks didn’t look back as their speed was just too much for the Bobcats.

Offensive leaders were Ned Smith with 6 carries for 222 yards and 3 touchdowns, Derec Fedewa with 2 kick returns for touchdowns, and 1 rushing touchdown, and Connor Cross went 3 for 4 with 1 touchdown throwing. Zach Spitzley had 3 receptions for 93 yards and 1 touchdown, and Tanner Lawson had 1 touchdown reception for 95 yards, 2 rushes for 43 yards and 1 touchdown, and also threw a touchdown.

Defensive leaders were Ned Smith with 16 tackles, 1 sack, and 2 tackles for Loss. Bret Weller had 15 tackles. Alex Kissane had 12 tackles, and Derec Fedewa had 10 tackles.

The Shamrocks face a tough match-up versus undefeated Division I Camden Frontier next Saturday, September 8th, home at 7 p.m.

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