Shepherd passes Millersville, record now at 6-2
SHEPHERDSTOWN — After it jumped out to an early two-touchdown lead, Shepherd steadily moved farther ahead of Millersville to complete a 34-10 PSAC win over the homestanding Warriors on Saturday.
With its fourth consecutive win, the Rams improved to 6-2 overall and stayed alive in the race for the league’s East Division title with a 4-1 division record. The Marauders went to 2-6 overall.
Devin Phelps had a 20-yard scoring reception and Deonte Glover grabbed a 14-yard TD pass from Tyson Bagent as the Rams moved out to a 14-0 lead.
By halftime, Shepherd has assumed a 21-3 after Glover’s 14-yard run in the second quarter.
Hayden August-Scriven’s 43-yard field goal was the only points in the third period.
August-Scriven’s 33-yard field and Ty Hebron’s seven-yard run in the fourth quarter closed out the Shepherd scoring.
The Shepherd defense limited the Warriors to 288 yards of total offense. Juwan Addison and Emonte Vaught each had two sacks and Michael Holt also registered a Shepherd sack. Ponce Deleon had two interceptions for the winning Rams.
Bagent completed 30 of his 42 pass attempts for 326 yards. He was intercepted once and sacked once.
Glover and Dylan Brewer both had six pass receptions and Rodney Dorsey had seven (for only 48 yards). Glover ran 15 times for 94 yards.
The Rams are at home tomorrow at noon for a conference game against East Stroudsburg. The Warriors come in with a 5-3 overall record and lost a 28-21 verdict to West Chester last week on the road.
East Stroudsburg kicking specialist Jordan Walters booted a 56-yard field goal in the loss to West Chester. Running back Gunner Aglovich gained 88 rushing yards on only six carries in last week’s game.
In a PSAC headliner this week, unbeaten Kutztown (8-0) travels to face West Chester (7-1) in a game that could decide the East Division winner.
Shepherd follows up its home game against East Stroudsburg with a visit to Bloomsburg on Nov. 9 and a regular-season finale at Ram Stadium against Seton Hill on Nov. 16.