Murphy spoils Homecoming
by Galen Shelton, Planet Sports
Oct 05, 2011 | 1051 views | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend | print
With nary a cloud in the sky, Murphysboro’s Red Devils managed to rain on Massac County’s parade.

In a defense optional shootout, Murphy managed to score last and then grind out the final seven minutes plus of the game to hang a gut wrenching 36-33 loss on the Patriots.

The loss overshadowed a huge night for senior quarterback Shaquille Moore. Moore rushed for 294 yards on 36 carries and would have been well over 300 yards if not for a couple of late sacks. Moore also toted the ball into the endzone five times for touchdowns.

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