Big Second Half Pushes St Paul Lutheran Over North Shelby

St. Paul Lutheran outscored North Shelby 30-6 in the second half to help hand the Raiders their first loss of the season 52-24. There were three lead changes in the final two minutes of the first half.

Steven Findley Jr with the call of a 48-yard touchdown pass from JD Rich to Brendyn McDaniel. That score gave North Shelby an 18-16 lead before St. Paul Lutheran went back ahead with a 28-yard touchdown pass from Christian Bobzin to Jayden Maggert 27 seconds before the break. Maggert led the second half offensive outburst.

Austin Ward with the call. Maggert finished with an unofficial 330 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns on top of the receiving score. Amos Fredrickson led North Shelby with 297 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Coach David Stuckey…

The 28-point loss is the largest margin of defeat for North Shelby since 2018.

The win felt especially good for St. Paul Lutheran coach CJ Gifford.

The Saints have now won six in-a-row. North Shelby next travels to Orrick.

North Shelby coach David Stuckey:

St. Paul Lutheran coach CJ Gifford: