JACKSONVILLE – The (4-0) Jacksonville Sharks look to continue their winning ways as they take on the (3-0) Monterrey Steel at Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico on Monday, April 24 at 9:00 p.m.
The Sharks played their last game against the High Country Grizzlies on the road in Boone, NC. The Sharks tamed the Grizzlies in a 68-21 victory. The Sharks defense was able to completely shut out the Grizzlies 41-0 in the first half with big plays from Jabari Gorman, Micheaux Robinson, Marvin Ross, and Charlie Hunt, who each an interception including a pick six by Marvin Ross who now leads the league in interceptions.
The offense was led by quarterback Tommy Grady, who scored five touchdowns in one half of play. Grady won Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Grizzlies. Wide receiver Mo Williams proved to be a key target as each of his three catches led to touchdowns. Derrick Ross added three touchdowns on the night to add to his productive season, Ross leads the league in rushing touchdowns with nine.
During Monterrey’s last game, they defeated the Corpus Christi Rage 55-28. So far this season, Monterrey has not let another team score more than 12 points in the first half. Jabari Fletcher leads the league in sacks with 8.5, which is four more than anyone else in the league. In order for the Sharks to be successful against this team, they will have to rely on their offensive linemen to protect Grady and allow him to have another standout performance.
Monday night’s game can be heard on 97.3 Planet Radio and you can watch the game on YouTube live at 11pm. A link to the stream will be posted on the Sharks social media pages prior to kick off.
About the Jacksonville Sharks
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