Football: Simon Sanchez takes third by shutting out Guam

Guam High's Matua Whalen grabs a fistful of Simon Sanchez running back Erjan Sanchez's jersey. DONNA RHODES/SPECIAL TO STRIPES
Guam High's Matua Whalen grabs a fistful of Simon Sanchez running back Erjan Sanchez's jersey. DONNA RHODES/SPECIAL TO STRIPES

Football: Simon Sanchez takes third by shutting out Guam

Stars and Stripes

AGANA HEIGHTS, Guam – Simon Sanchez showed up at Guam High’s Panthers Field with purpose. Guam High simply had trouble getting going.

Erjan Sanchez set up the first two touchdowns with a 55-yard run from scrimmage and a 78-yard punt return and the Sharks scored three times on running plays to beat the Panthers 20-0 Friday in the Interscholastic Football League’s third-place game.

It was sweet revenge for the Sharks, who lost 20-14 to the Panthers on Sept. 20.

“You have to come ready to play and our guys were not ready to play. They were not focused,” coach Jacob Dowdell said of his Panthers, who suffered their fourth loss of the season, but only their first one by shutout.

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