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Shippensburg Football Blank Clarion 31-0, take 3-0 record into PSAC East play

Zapoticky has thrown for eight touchdowns and no interceptions through the first 3 games.

By: Matt Klinedinst

9/21/17

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SHIPPENSBURG- The Red Raider football team shut out the Clarion Golden Eagles 31-0 on Saturday.

Shippensburg was led by a dominating performance by Quarterback Ryan Zapoticky. Zapoticky finished the game completing 21-of-38 passes for 340 yards and two touchdowns. The Raiders’ Quarterback has thrown for eight touchdowns and no interceptions through the first three games.

The Red Raiders defense made things difficult for the Golden Eagles offense. Clarion managed just 259 yards of total offense. The Golden Eagles were held to just 19 rushing yards during the game. Cornerback Chavez Cheatham put the finishing touches on the Red Raider’s shutout by returning a 56-yard interception for a touchdown.

Coach Mac is pleased with the growth of his team and hopes they can continue to progress through the season.

“Our guys are playing with confidence, our guys have passion, they play with emotion, they play with pride, which is all good stuff,” said Coach Mac. “We’re doing some good things and we need to clean up some things and do them a little bit better, and hopefully we can to get better every week.”

Shippensburg kicks off their conference schedule at East Stroudsburg on Saturday at 2 p.m.

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