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Sheriff's Office: 830-620-3400 San Antonio Regional Office: 210-348-7375. Cary, NC — The latest legislative update from the blog of NC Representative Gale Adcock. A Short Session Faced with Pandemic, Unemployment and Public Protesting. The legislative short session kicked off on April 28, a date specified when the long session adjourned on January 14.
Positional Profile: OF
Body: 6-1, 172-pounds. Athletic frame with more projection to come. Strong lower half.
Hit: RHH. Open setup, hands rest high, slight coil at load, leg lift timing trigger. Quick hands, long and uphill path, elevates the baseball, gap-to-gap approach. Clear power to the pull-side, consistently on the barrel.
Power: 90 mph exit velocity from the tee. Recorded a max exit speed of 94.81 mph in BP with an average exit speed of 89.59 mph, per TrackMan.
Arm: RH. OF - 83 mph. Long arm action, high 3/4 slot.
Defense: Methodical defensive actions, sits back on the baseball, average hands.
Run: 7.45 runner in the 60.
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Austin High senior running back Cortez Shackleford, left, is overwhelmed with happiness after the Black Bears defeated their crosstown rivals, the Decatur Red Raiders, 17-14 in high school football action Friday night. Ty White comforts Shackleford.
Austin rules Decatur
Hull's field goal the difference in clash of crosstown rivals
By Brooke Milam
DAILY Sports Writer
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City rivals Decatur and Austin faced off Friday night at Ogle Stadium, and afterward, both sides shed tears.
Austin High senior running back Cortez Shackleford couldn't help but bury his face into his hands, and teammate Cornelius Jenkins knelt to contain himself surrounded by teammates midfield.
For the Black Bears, tears of joy streamed down their cheeks as they beat their crosstown rival 17-14 for their first victory in the annual series since 2001.
Senior place-kicker Morgan Hull hit a 36-yard field goal with 3:05 left in the game for the winning margin, the last of 17 unanswered points for the winners.
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'What better way to end your season than with a win in a huge rivalry game?' Austin coach David Norwood asked. 'Coach (Jere) Adcock and their entire coaching staff, they had a great game plan. It just went our way this year, that's all.'
In the season finale for both teams, Decatur and Austin each finished 4-6.
'We got ahead, but they didn't give up, and I thought it said a lot for their kids and their coaching staff,' Decatur coach Jere Adcock said. 'Both teams didn't quit playing hard all night.'
Austin fumbled three times in the first quarter, two of which resulted in Decatur touchdowns to give the Red Raiders a 14-0 lead.
The Black Bears fumbled a punt return, giving the Red Raiders the ball on the 9-yard line three minutes into the game.
Three short runs by junior Nick Beasley later and Decatur scored the first points of the game on Beasley's 2-yard touchdown.
Decatur found itself first-and-goal again when Austin fumbled on the 8-yard line with 2:55 to go in the first period.
Decatur sophomore Brooks Johnson scored his first career touchdown on a 5-yard scoring pass from senior Joe Lothspeich.
The Red Raiders led at that point 14-0.
Looking for a spark, Austin senior T.T. Martin's 25-yard fumble return was the momentum swing the Black Bears were looking for, pulling Austin within 14-7 midway through the second and the score stood at halftime.
'Thanks to the defensive linemen, me and Ty (Chancelor) had good reads,' Martin said. 'We had to find a way to win and we did.'
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Austin used sophomore running back D'Nico Best and junior T.T. Mallard as its primary offensive weapons, but the pass paid dividends as well.
Sophomore Verkeneo Mann's 21-yard touchdown catch from sophomore Justin Jones tied the score at 14-14 with 3:17 left in the third.
'I thought we had a good defensive game plan. We put them in the situations we wanted to put them in and they answered the bell,' Adcock said.
Hull's field goal in the fourth proved to be the game winner and gave a hyped Austin crowd reason to rush the field.
The win was particularly sweet for Hull and his senior teammates, who beat Decatur for the first time in their final try.
'I talked to the guys and told them, 'We've got to have this,' ' Hull said. 'We haven't done this in the three years I've been here and this makes it. It really gives us a boost.'
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Norwood said many of those seniors had one of their best games this season, including Chancelor, a senior linebacker.
'We had nothing to lose,' Chancelor said. 'We fought to the end and we never gave up. This is great, it being our last year and all. It couldn't be better.'
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