By BLAKE TOPPMEYER
Herald-Whig Sports Writer
SHELBINA, Mo. — Shawn Bertrand ripped off five runs of at least 22 yards during Saturday’s Class 1 semifinal football game at Charles Rash Memorial Athletic Field.
None of those plays gave the South Shelby senior quite as much satisfaction as his crushing tackle for a loss of East Buchanan quarterback Cory Bower with 1 minute, 15 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.
“It’s probably close to the best feeling I’ve ever felt in my entire life,” Bertrand said of the tackle.
That tackle came on a fourth-down play that started at South Shelby’s 25-yard line. It ended East Buchanan’s hopes of erasing a two-score deficit and cement ...