No. 1 Shadow Creek dominates Ball High 49-6

MANVEL SHADOW CREEK — The No. 1 area-ranked Shadow Creek Sharks proved why they are the top 5A team in the area after taking care of Ball High 49-6 down on the island.

While a cold front moved into the area to make it a chilly night, the Sharks kept things heated up in dominating fashion to improve to 6-0 overall and 3-0 in District 10-5A-I action.

Shadow Creek got things started early just four plays into the game when Jay'Veon Bell got the ball and raced 48 yards to the pay station for a 7-0 lead.

On Ball High's first possession, Shadow Creek's C.J. Brown intercepted a pass and returned it 20 yards for a score to put the Sharks up 14-0 and that was just the beginning of a lopsided night on the gridiron.

The Sharks went on to score on three of its next four possessions as Kelvon Brown scored on a 5-yard run; QB Kyron Drones tossed a 6-yard scoring pass to Randy Masters; and Eric Landaverde booted a 37-yard field goal to close out the first half leaving Shadow Creek with a 31-0 halftime advantage.

Shadow Creek scored 12 points in the third quarter as Bell scored his second touchdown of the game on a 4-yard run making the score 38-0.

Landaverde kicked a 26-yard field goal and the defense got a safety for a 43-0 lead heading into the final period.

Ty Harris closed out the scoring for the sharks on a 41-yard run while the PAT missed the mark to post a 49-0 score.

Ball High managed to score on a 13-yard pass while missing the PAT leaving the final score 49-6 in favor of the Sharks.

Shadow Creek amassed 323 rushing yards and 126 passing yards while the defense held Ball High to 27 yards on the ground and 53 yards through the air.

Drones was 9-of-19 passing for 126 yards and one TD while picking up 41 yards rushing on nine carries.

Brown had 110 yards rushing on 12 totes with one score. Bell had 11 carries for 122 yards and two TDs. Ty Harris had six carries for 76 yards.

Trent McGaughey had two catches for 47 yards while Masters had four grabs for 35 yards. Jahkin Middleton had two receptions for 34 yards.

Shadow Creek will have one of their biggest tests of the season when they host the Friendswood Mustangs (6-0, 3-0) as both are tied for the lead in the district. The game will be on Friday, October 18 at Freedom Field at 7:00 p.m.