SHELBYVILLE, IL. —
A short kickoff was taken by Zach Williams and he returned it to the Shelby 43. After 3 and out, Wyatt Fox punted the ball and it bounced to the Warrensburg 2.
Fox made a run sack to bring 3rd down at the 2. Finley stuffed a run and Warrensburg had to punt from the back of the end zone. The punt went out of bounds at the Cardinal 26.
Duckett got a 1st down run to the WL 15. Another holding penalty pushed them back to the 24 and gave them 2nd and 19. Robinson ran for 10, but the Rams couldn't convert two passes and Warrensburg got the ball at their own 14.
A tipped pass wasalmost picked off, then Warrensburg almost got a delay of game call and had to call a time-out. A ahlf-back pass went incomplete, but a late flag was thrown for interference for a Cardinal 1st down.
On the very next play, a pass was deflected by Jared Finley and Tice Robinson caught it along the sideline and took it 20 yards for the score. The pick six gave Shelby an 18-12 lead with 2:55 left in the game.
On the 2-point try, duckett flipped the ball on a reverse to Henryx who threw to the back of the end zone to Luke McConnell, 20-12.
Warrensburg took the kickoff and on the first pass play Fox picked off another cardinal pass and brought it from the WL 35 to the 21.
After a Robinson run, two players got into it and there were offsetting penalties. With 2:16 left, Patch ran for a 1dt down to the 10.
Duckett ran and fumbled the ball at the 5 and it was recovered by Warrensburg in the end zone. On their first play from the 20 with 50 seconds left, Fox picked off another pass and took it in for the score.
Shelbyville would have won by two touchdowns, but another Ram personal foul penalty negated the TD. Shelby let the clock run out to end the game.