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Choctaw Central rolls over Carthage; Patrician wins

By By Ryan Satcher / staff writer
Oct. 12, 2002
The Warriors of Choctaw Central scored 21 unanswered points to take a big division win over Carthage on Friday night.
The Warriors improve to 2-5 overall on the season and 1-2 in division play. Choctaw Central will travel to play West Lauderdale next week.
Carthage took an early lead in the first quarter on a three-yard run by Henry Towner. The PAT by John Fortenberry was good and Carthage led 7-0 after one quarter.
Choctaw Central answered with a touchdown in the second quarter. Anslem Henry scored from three yards out. The extra point was no good and Carthage held on to a 7-6 lead.
The lead would not last for Carthage. Henry scored on a one-yard run with 29 seconds left in the half. Henry also ran in the two-point conversion to give the Warriors a 14-7 lead at the half.
Choctaw Central scored seven points in the third quarter to stretch the lead. Henry scored on another one-yard run. He also kicked the PAT to make the score 21-7.
Henry finished out the scoring with another one-yard run. The kick failed and the Warriors took the 27-7 victory.
Kemper Academy 52
Calhoun Academy 6
Kemper Academy jumped all over Calhoun Academy and came away with a big 52-6 victory.
The Rams scored 28 points in the first quarter to jump out to a big lead. Kyle Davis scored on a 30-yard run to put Kemper on the board. The kick failed and the Rams led 6-0.
Jake Hand returned an interception 60 yards for a touchdown later in the quarter. Josh Jarvis ran the two-point conversion in to make the score 14-0.
Jarvis scored on a five-yard run and T.J. Howard kicked the PAT. Scotty Barnes later scored on a two-yard run. Howard again hit the extra point to give Kemper a 28-0 lead.
Tim Kirkland scored from one-yard out in the second quarter and scored on a 20-yard run later in the second. Howard hit both PAT's and the Rams held a 42-0 lead at the half.
Alan Robertson scored on a five-yard run in the third quarter and Howard hit a 32-yard field goal in the fourth to make the score 52-0. Calhoun scored on a 60-yard kickoff return by Tyler Hollis to make the final score 52-6.
Kirkland finished the game with 12 carries for 162 yards to lead Kemper Academy in the win. The Rams improve to 5-3 on the season and will play at East Holmes next week.
Patrician Academy 35
Sumter Academy 20
Sumter Academy used big special teams play to build a 20-7 lead over Patrician Academy, but the Saints came storming back to take a 35-20 win over the Eagles.
Sumter scored on a one-yard run in the first quarter to take a 6-0 lead. Patrician answered with a 17-yard run by Allan Gibson with 3:07 left in the first quarter. The PAT was good to give the Saints a 7-6 lead.
Sumter answered with an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown to take a 12-7 lead. The Eagles also scored later in the first on a 60-yard punt return to make the lead 20-7.
The Saints controlled the rest of the game. Gibson scored on a 7-yard run to make cut the lead to 20-14. Russell Cheatom scored on a one-yard run in the third to give Patrician a 21-20 lead.
Gibson later scored on runs of five and 12 yards to secure the 35-20 victory for Patrician Academy.
Gibson finished the game with 222 yards rushing. The Saints outgained the Eagles 352 to 64. Patrician also had 21 first downs to Sumter's four.
The win improves Patrician's overall record to 3-4 on the season. The Saints also move to 3-2 in region play. They will host Marengo Academy next week.
Starkville Academy 31
Winston Academy 8
Winston Academy jumped out to a 31-8 lead over Starkville Academy, but the Volunteers scored 31 unanswered points to take an easy 31-8 victory on Friday night.
Jay McMillan hit Lenny Boatner with a 45-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter. Boatner ran the two-point conversion in and Winston led 8-0.
Starkville scored later in the first quarter on a one-yard run by Brad Scarborough. The two-point conversion failed. Later in the quarter, Scarborough scored on a 30-yard run. Trace Reeves ran in the two-point conversion to give Starkville a 14-8 lead after one quarter.
Brian Reece hit a 41-yard field goal in the second quarter to give Starkville a 17-8 lead at the half.
The Volunteers scored 14 points in the second half to take the win. Reeves scored on a one-yard run in the third quarter and Chad Fulghum scored on an eight-yard run in the fourth. The extra points by Reece were good and the Volunteers won 31-8.