|SSHS JV and freshman make it a clean sweep against Sherman|
|From Staff Reports|
Sept. 22, 2006 - The SSHS freshmen and JV squads made it a clean sweep against Sherman on Thursday, taking all three games. The SSMS eighth-graders, meanwhile, tied one game and lost one against Longview Pine Tree.
SSHS JV 49, Sherman 14
SHERMAN - SSHS quarterback Johnny McSheffery ran for three TDs and threw for two more, plus had an interception on defense, to lead the Wildcats (3-1) to the big win.
One of McSheffery's TD passes went to wide receiver Ben Barrows and the other to running back Philip Wilson, who had a touchdown run and a two-point conversion run as well. Wide receiver Jace Jackson had more than 100 yards receiving, and Tyler Wilson and Josh Ross each caught passes.
Coaches singled out Eddie Arciga and Thomas Albritton for their job of blocking.
Defensively, safety Jayden Wallace was the team's leading tackler and also had an interception, while linebacker Jake Russell had two interceptions, returning one for a touchdown.
"IT was a great night defensively for the Cats, lots of gang-tackling and flying to the ball," said coach Triston Abron.
SSHS Freshmen "A" 27, Sherman 0
SHERMAN - The Wildcats did it on both sides of the ball, returning two interceptions for touchdowns and scoring two more times on offense.
Da Da Jackson returned one interception 80 yards for a TD and also caught a 50-yard scoring pass from Colby Suggs. Shane McQueen also had an interception return for a TD (60 yards), plus rushed for more than 100 yards and a TD on offense.
DeMontrae Morris picked off one pass in the end zone and Keiston Clayton had another pick.
Twice, the defense came up with turnovers after Sherman had moved the ball into the red zone.
Offensively, Jimmy Villa had over 50 yards rushing, and quarterbacks Suggs and Colton Lee were able to connect with Jackson and Lamarcus Kendricks several times.
The Wildcats evened their record at 2-2.
SSHS Freshmen "B" 28, Sherman 8
SHERMAN - Jett McCarter scored three touchdowns and Conner Brackhahn had one touchdown receiving as the Wildcats improved their record to 2-1-1.
Defensively,� Kade Wimberley and Jonathan Tsai each had a fumble recovery, and Bryce Jenkins blocked two punts.
SSMS "A" 12, Pine Tree 12
Alvin Frazier rushed for 250 yards and scored both Wildcat touchdowns, and Joe Scott added 100 yards on the ground.
Coaches praised the offensive line of Chad Evans, Dillon Owsley, Eduardo Osorio, Tyler Halerumal, Jonathan Nolen and Luke Masters.
Defensively, leading tacklers were Scott and Owsley, while Wesley Miller, Lee Dial and Trey Hill gave the team "great defensive line play."
Pine Tree 12, SSMS "B" 6
Curtis Bluford, Colt Midgley and Tyler Harris led the Wildcats defensively, while Josh Fountain and K.C. Macon were the leading rushers.
Fountain scored the team's TD.
"C" Team Intramurals
The teams tied 0-0 with Zack Williams and Ty Spencer leading the team in rushing and Colt Falls playing well at quarterback.