Monroe Central’s Joey Wise runs through a tackle from Shenandoah’s Austin McPeek Friday, Oct. 6 during the Seminoles’ 24-22 victory over the Zeps at Woodsfield.Ryan LaFollette accepts a hand up from an official after scoring a 1-yard touchdown to give the Seminoles an 18-0 lead Friday, Oct. 6 at Woodsfield.The Monroe Central players celebrate with their fans after their surprising 24-22 victory over the previously fifth-ranked Shenandoah Zeps Friday, Oct. 6 at Woodsfield.Monroe Central quarterback Ryan LaFollette looks to evade a Shenandoah defender Friday, Oct. 6 during the Seminoles’ 24-22 victory over the previously unbeaten Zeps at Woodsfield.

Seminoles shock the Zeps

Throughout most of the first half of the season, Monroe Central junior wide receiver Zac Jones has been a decoy.

He would run his routes, but, more often than not, he was just out there to keep the opposing defenses guessing.

Despite his 6-5 frame, Jones wasn’t the No. 1 option for the Seminoles’ offense.

Jones didn’t complain, however, it was his first year on the team and that was his role to play.

When Monroe Central hosted unbeaten Shenandoah Friday, Oct. 6, Jones’ role changed – and did so in a big way.

Jones went from decoy to threat, gashing the Zeps for four catches and 96 yards including a game-winning 27-yard touchdown reception in traffic with 34 seconds remaining as the Seminoles knocked off the Zeps 24-22 in Pioneer Valley Conference action.

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