Shepard participated in track as a freshman, but played soccer as a sophomore. She returned this year and won the long jump at two meets before Friday.
“We all know it's a family of tremendous athletes,” Heritage Hall coach David Crynes said. “Shelby has just scratched the surface of her potential. She went out and added five or six inches to her best jump here today.
“As an athlete, if she gets in the weight room, she has the potential to be a Division I athlete.”
That has become one of Shepard's primary goals.
“Quitting track last year, I realized that was a dumb decision,” she said. “I realized track was for me. Now I'm gonna try to get a scholarship.”