Posted On: 04/26/21 4:03 PM

MJ and the Bulls were en route to their first three-peat the last time the Shepard Astros were crowned SSC Red champs. This also means none of the current players on Shepard’s roster were even thought of the last time this team reigned supreme over the SSC Red. But over the weekend, Shepard made history by capturing its first conference title in 28 years in a dominant performance as they defeated the Reavis Rams 42-15.

Shepard found the endzone early in the first quarter when Jamari McGee Jamari McGee 5'11" | DB Alan B Shepard | 2023 IL broke free on a screen pass for a 12-yard touchdown.

Reavis would turnover it on downs on their ensuing possession, but Shepard would give the ball right back after Robert Jennings forced a fumble with a big hit on Shepard’s quarterback Quran McClellan. Reavis would end up with great field positioning after forcing the fumble as they looked to even up the score, but Jaylen Smith of Shepard had other plans as he picked off Reavis’ quarterback Brandon Keane to put an end to their drive.

Midway through the 2nd quarter, Reavis found the end zone for their first points of the day on a 1-yard run by Robert Jennings. Shepard

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