South Choctaw Academy rolls
By By Austin Bishop / EMG regional sports director
Sept. 14, 2002
South Choctaw Academy scored a touchdown in each quarter on the way to the convincing 27-0 region road win.
Justin Bonner scored on a 3-yard run in the first quarter and Rob Dahlberg hit the first of three extra points to make it 7-0. Landis Herndon scored on a 2-yard run in the second quarter to put the Rebels up 14-0 at the half.
Herndon scored on an 11-yard run in the third quarter and Tyler Cornett ran in from seven yards out in the fourth quarter for SCA, which is now 2-1 on the year.
South Choctaw Academy visits Sumter Academy on Friday.
Nanih Waiya 35
Brent Blackwell scored on a pair of long runs and Trevor Stokes passed for one touchdown and ran for another to lead the homestanding Warriors to a 35-6 win over Sebastopol.
The win pushes Nanih Waiya to 3-0 on the season.
Nanih Waiya went up 7-0 in the first quarter when Stokes hit David Frey with an 11-yard scoring toss and Blake Jernigan connected on the first of his five extra points.
Kevin Body scored on a 5-yard run for Sebastopol, but the extra point was blocked leaving NW up 7-6 after one quarter of play.
The Warriors then scored two touchdowns in the second and two more in the third to put the game away.
Stokes scored on a 2-yard run and Blackwell broke off a 51-yard run in the second quarter, while Darren Hickman scored from 24 yards out in the third and Blackwell closed out the scoring with an 86-yard jaunt.
Sylva Bay 23
Lenny Boatner scored on a 1-yard run with 30 seconds left to push the homestanding Patriots to a thrilling 29-23 MPSA District 3-A win over Sylva Bay on Friday night.
Sylva Bay had scored on a 12-yard run by Cody Phillips and a two-point conversion pass from John Thompson to Nathan Hayes with 1:49 to play in the game to take a 23-22 lead.
But WA used a long run on a reverse to set up Boatner's winning score. McMillan's kick put the Pats up by 6.
Sylva Bay score first in the game when Phillips broke free for a 69-yard touchdown run and Phillips passed to Windham for the two-point conversion.
Winston cut it to 8-7 in the third quarter on a 10-yard run by Boatner and a kick by McMillan. The Saints went up 15-7 on a 1-yard run by Thompson and Kolt Austin's kick.
WA tied the game at 15-15 in the fourth quarter when Boatner broke loose for a 30-yard score and then hit Joe Buck Peterson with the two-point conversion pass.
The Patriots, now 2-2 on the year, then took the lead on a 16-yard run by Nick Vernon and McMillan's kick.
Boatner rushed for 138 yards on 24 carries, while Patrick Peterson passed for 73 yards and rushed for 47 more.
Phillips had 133 rushing yards on 13 carries for SBA.
Newton County 30
Newton County, ranked second in 3A, beat Morton for the third time in just over a year on the gridiron with a 30-10 win Friday in Morton.
The two teams met twice last year including a 34-6 Cougar win in the first round of the playoffs. This year, Morton took a 3-0 lead off a 36-yard field goal but Newton County answered with 30 unanswered points.
With 6:08 left in the second quarter, David Fielder scored on a 40-yard run. Taylor Nichols' kick made it 7-3.
Defensive tackle Michael Johnson forced a safety on a quarterback sack putting Newton County up 9-3 just 12 seconds after Fielder's score.
With 1:33 left in the half, Delvion Merrill hit Ken Windham on a 18-yard TD pass. Nichols' kick made it 16-3.
Newton County was on the board again with 5:13 left in the third quarter when Darryl Mapp scored on a six-yard run. Colby Amis ran in the two-point conversion to make it 24-3.
The Cougars' final score came on a 8-yard run by Amis. The kick failed leaving the score at 30-3 with 44 seconds left in the third quarter.
Morton got its final score on a 6-yard run with 1:23 left in the game.
Newton County finished with 274 yards rushing and 320 yards in total offense. Mapp had 81 yards off 13 carries. Fielder had 79 off six while Windham had 69 yards rushing and 37 receiving.
The defense was led by Josh Avant who had 11 solo tackles, two tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and one recovery. Johnson had six solos, one assist and one sack for a safety.
Lamar School 48
The visiting Lamar School Raiders took a 48-14 win over Columbia Academy on Friday night to move to 3-1 on the season.
No details of the game were reported.