Steamboat Springs For the second consecutive year, the Steamboat Sailors junior varsity football program finished undefeated when it posted a 21-6 win over the Glenwood Springs Demons Oct. 23.
The Sailors, 8-0, were led by players Joel Adams and Cameron Shinabarker.
Adams connected on a 20-yard pass to Chris Dombey and picked off a pass in the second quarter. Adams' pass to Dombey set up a 22-yard touchdown run by Shinabarker.
Shinabarker also had a 15-yard run that set up a five-yard touchdown run by Zach Forcum.
Patrick Rogers scored from one yard out for the team's other score.
Steamboat, which was scheduled to play host to West Grand on Monday, was awarded the win against the Mustangs when the team elected to forfeit. The Sailors now have a record of 20 consecutive victories that dates back to the 1998 season.
The offense ended the 2000 season at Glenwood Springs with an impressive 30.4 points per game average. The most points scored in a game this season by Steamboat came against Summit, when the Sailors exploded for 44 points.
Steamboat's defense also played excellent this year, allowing just 10 points per game. It recorded two shutouts this season, including wins over Middle Park and Battle Mountain.
Against Glenwood Springs, the offensive line pounded out holes all day long for Shinabarker, Forcum and Patrick McMahon. The line was led by Will Zimmerer, Keith Denton, Casey Roach, Ryan Hochreiter, Wayne Cluster and Preston Stanfill. Rogers also made a number of key blocks for the other running backs.
This year's junior varsity coaches included Bert Svendsen, Mike McCannon and Jerry Stabile.
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