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September 2, 2013

GCS, Phoenix open season with big victories



GREENVILLE — Scurry-Rosser 50,

Lone Oak 25

  LONE OAK — The Scurry-Rosser Wildcats won 50-25 over the Lone Oak Buffaloes at Buffalo Stadium Friday in the football opener for both teams.

  The visitors from Scurry-Rosser wasted little time, going on a nine-play scoring drive on the opening possession that was capped off when quarterback Paten Snell threw two yards to Zack Chapman. Scurry-Rosser led 6-0 with 9:16 to go in the first quarter.

  Jake Williams threw for completions of 27 yards and nine yards to receivers Trent Sikes and Brett Loeffler on Lone Oak’s first possession but the drive stalled and Scurry-Rosser mounted a drive its 30 to the Lone Oak 35. Coleton Lasseter stopped the Scurry-Rosser with a fumble recovery for Lone Oak.

  However, Lone Oak could not get anything going on offense and had to punt the football back to the Wildcats. The Wildcats then drove in to score on a 31-yard pass from Snell to Jalen Blanton with 2:19 left.

  Lone Oak would strike big on its third possession as Williams connected a 91-yard touchdown pass to Loeffler with 1:07 left in the first quarter, drawing the Buffaloes to within 12-6.

  Scurry-Rosser drove to the Lone Oak 28 but Lasseter stopped the threat with an interception.

Lone Oak threatened on its next possession with an 18-yard run by Devin Shaw and a Williams completion to Chawn Cooper but again the drive stalled.

  Scurry-Rosser, behind Rodney Sample’s running and Snell’s passing, then marched 67 yards to score on a 14-yard pass from Snell to Blanton.

  The visitors were not through in the second quarter as Snell hit Blanton for the third touchdown of the evening, this time a 76-yarder to make it 26-6 with 4:08 left before halftime. Snell was 22-of-32 passing for 304 yards and five touchdowns.

  Lone Oak would struck paydirt in the fourth quarter on a 58-yard toss from Williams to Loeffler with 11:51 left.

  Rodney Sample responded for Scurry-Rosser with a 79-yard touchdown run followed by a conversion pass from Snell to Blanton.

  Sikes then returned the ensuing kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown with 11:17 left in the game. Cody Hardin’s kick made it 34-19.

  Snell rushed six yards for a touchdown and also threw to Blanton for a 31-yard touchdown.

River Tolleson rushed six yards for a Lone Oak score but Edward Green returned the blocked kick for two points for the Wildcats.

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