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SSOTW: Shamar Garrett, De La Salle Football

Shamar Garrett, SportStar Of The Week

Shamar Garrett Earns Weekly Honor After Third-Quarter Showing In NCS Open Semifinal •

The Spartans two-way standout close to single-handedly clinched his team’s North Coast Section Open Div. semifinal victory on Nov. 9. De La Salle led Pittsburg just 17-0 with approximately five minutes left in the third quarter when the running back/defensive back went on an epic three-minute game stretch. After the Spartans stopped a long Pittsburg drive that opened the half, Garrett rushed for 65 yards on De La Salle’s first three plays and scored on a 32-yard run. One minute later, he intercepted a pass on defense and returned it 38 yards. That set up Garrett’s 16-yard touchdown pass to Grant Daley on a halfback option pass. De La Salle rolled to a 38-0 win and advanced to the Open Div. championship. Garrett finished the game with 76 yards rushing on 10 carries.

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