Golden Knights earn first win

Published 12:59 pm Monday, October 4, 2021

Ethan Jurquet (19) ran for 90 yards and a touchdown in helping lead the South Beauregard Golden Knights to a 22-7 non-district win over Vinton on Friday.

VINTON – The first one is always the toughest.

Jesse Shuff ran and threw for a touchdown, while Ethan Jurquet added a score as the South Beauregard Golden Knights toppled the Vinton Lions on Friday night, 22-7.

The Golden Knights are now 1-4 overall entering district play next week on the road against the Iowa Yellow Jackets.

SBHS got on the board first with a 1-yard TD run from Jurquet before Shuff found Bryce Deason on a 28-yard TD strike for a 12-0 lead.

Vinton answered with a 44-yard touchdown pass from Lukas Bunting to Logan Beard, cutting the deficit to 12-7.

But a 23-yard field goal by Michael Veillon and a 2-yard TD run by Shuff lifted South Beauregard to a 22-7 victory.

Shuff ran the ball 19 times for 96 yards and a touchdown, while passing for 58 yards and a touchdown, completing 2-of-4 attempts. Both completions went to Deason.

Jurquet added 90 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries for South Beauregard.

This article originally appeared on Leesville Daily Leader: Golden Knights earn first win