Shadow Creek storms through Galveston Ball 59-16


SHADOW CREEK — While Ball High is known as the Golden Tornadoes, they were only a small breeze against Shadow Creek who stormed through the Tors 59-16 to improve to 6-0 on the season and 3-0 in District 10-5A-I.

The Sharks were swimming in infested water with the Tors and Ball High was never a threat in this district contest as Shadow Creek jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the opening quarter before Ball High was able to find the end zone with only :37 seconds left in the first stanza.

Running back Marquez Huland scored on a 10-yard run less than a minute into the game for a 7-0 lead. In less than two minutes, the Sharks were back in the pay station as Kealon Jackson returned a punt 62-yards for a score after Shadow Creek forced Ball High to punt after their first possession of the game giving the Sharks a quick 14-0 advantage.

Shadow Creek scored again on their next possession when Jayveon Bell scored on a 13-yard run with 5:05 left in the period making the score 21-0.

The Sharks scored one more time in the opening frame when Jared Jackson hauled in a 61-yard scoring bomb from quarterback Jamarian George making the score 28-0.

The Tors cut into the lead before the first quarter was over when Nehemiah Noel caught an 8-yard scoring toss from QB Martavian Jackson leaving the score at 28-7.

Shadow Creek added four more scores in the second quarter when Isaiah Harper scored on a 33-yard run; Huland added his second touchdown on a 43-yard run; and then Jackson and George hooked up two more times on 10-yard and 13-yard scoring passes.

Ball High managed a 13-yard field goal before halftime sending both teams into the dressing room at intermission with the Sharks leading 56-10.

Early in the third quarter, Shadow Creek's George Ezechukwu booted a 13-yard field goal for a 59-10 lead. He also kicked eight PATs for the Sharks.

The Tors scored one more time with 4:43 left in the third quarter on a Graham Ledbetter pass to Nigel Green coving 23-yards making the final score 59-16 after the PAT missed the mark.

George was 8-for-11 passing for 170 yards and three TDs with one INT. George is 70-of-`01 passing for 1,376 yards, 16 TDs, and three INTs for the season.

Huland had four carries for 81 yards and two scores while Jackson caught three passes for 80 yards and three touchdowns.

The Sharks (6-0, 3-0) will travel to Friendswood to face the Mustangs in a 10-5A-I showdown on Friday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Henry Winston Stadium. The Mustangs (5-1, 2-1) fell to Foster 28-20 last week to suffer their first loss of the season.