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Sacramento High School starting QB and Pitcher Jaylen Betschart shot and killed

Jaylen Betschart
Jaylen Betschart was shot and killed over the weekend . Jaylen was a starting pitcher and the quarterback at Sacramento High School.

This story is so freaking sad. Jaylen Betschart was a solid quarterback and his film his junior year was pretty damn good.

The Sacramento native reportedly crashed his vehicle near Granite Regional Park on Saturday. When police arrived, Betschart was found with a gunshot wound inside the vehicle.

Police said Betschart was shot at least once. Officers attempted to perform life-saving measures but Betschart died at the scene.  

Betschart played football and baseball at school. He was just starting his senior year.

Jaylen Betschart killed
Jaylen Betschart was shot and killed over the weekend . Jaylen was a starting pitcher and the quarterback at Sacramento High School.

He played at Sacramento High during his junior year according to HUDL.

Police have arrested a 17 year old male in connection to the death, but will not release his name because of his age.

SPD detectives have arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with the homicide that occurred in the 8300 block of Jackson Road on October 3, 2020. Detectives have been working diligently to solve this homicide and continue to investigate this shooting. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/Yc24by1vUJ— Sacramento Police (@SacPolice) October 9, 2020

Jaylen had dreams of playing college football and baseball. His Twitter name @D1Jaylen4. We at NFL Draft Diamonds would like to send our condolences to Jaylen’s family.

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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