The Union Recorder

Local Sports

October 4, 2013

Area high school football homecoming night

(Continued)

MILLEDGEVILLE —

  • Trojans walk over Covenant

JMA's Cody Miller set the playmaking tone early with a punt block after Covenant went three and out their first series.

Tommy Pittman converted on a 7-yard touchdown run for the early lead.

The Trojans defensive line was just too much to handle. Andrew Hayes, Hunter Harding, Tommy Pittman and Chase Owen almost intercepted several handoffs.

Covenant couldn't move the ball at all. JMA scored again as quarterback Colby McCommon slipped a pass to Pittman pushing the advantage to 14-0.

A muffed handoff was scooped up by defensive highlight reel Chase Register and returned 40 yards for another touchdown.

“Certain guys have a nose for the football. A lot of his plays are effort plays. When you do that good things happen,” JMA head coach J.T. Wall said.

Chris Williams, Cam O'Neal and Miller all tallied rush touchdowns to end the first quarter up 42 points.

It was reserve time at this point.

Wall said all the young guys played the entire second half.

“We were lined up right and our guys were flying around for the ball. Even with the young guys in the pace of play didn't slow down,” Wall said.

The only score was a 77-yard kickoff return. JMA had no turnovers Friday.

“We are trying to play perfect football in this region schedule,” the JMA coach said.

JMA plays Central Fellowship Christian Academy at home next week.

  •  FPD takes down GMC

GMC Prep played hard against FPD. Some penalties negating big plays and special team errors just made it too easy on the opponent.

TJ Lowe-Foston scored the lone GMC touchdown on a 15-yard run the first half.

GMC trailed 21-7 at halftime.

Out of the break a bad snap on a third quarter punt gave FPD the ball on the 18-yard line on the first possession. They kicked a field goal and went up 24-7.

Another bobbled punt play set the Macon visitors up for the final score though GMC did swat the extra point.

The Bulldogs rushed for 162 yards. Lowe-Foston led the charge with 13 carries for 107 yards. Colby Lawrence had 15 carries for 51 yards.

GMC head coach Steven Simpson likes the addition of Lowe-Foston to compliment Lawrence during the closing schedule.

“The addition gives us an inside and outside threat. Colby does a great job pounding. TJ came on last week and has added an extra dimension on the edges. We are looking for that to unlock things on the outside,” Simpson said.

Nick Bentley was leading tackler with eight total tackles. Delarrion Milner had six tackles, two of those for loss and fumble recovery.

“It was a tough ball game. The kids played hard till the end of it,” Simpson said. “We just have to come back ready to work and get ready for Warren County on the road.”

 

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