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September 22, 2013

Greenville Christian School rallies to win homecoming game

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

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GREENVILLE — Rains 48,

Edgewood 34

  EMORY — The Rains Wildcats defeated Edgewood 48-34 in the Wildcats’ Homecoming game Friday night in a game which saw both offenses eclipse 400 yards. Dakota Miller kick-started the offense for Rains (2-2) with a 46-yard touchdown run for the first score of the game.

  Miller then punched it in for a two-point conversion to give Rains an 8-0 lead over Edgewood (3-1).

  The two teams went back and forth after that, with Edgewood quarterback Jackson Tyner finding Tyler Germany twice for scores of 30 and 50 yards. Miller answered the 50 yarder with a 24-yard scamper into the end zone as Rains went up 18-14 heading into halftime.

  The Wildcats turned the tide after falling behind 27-26 midway through the third with 22 unanswered points, including a 39-yard run from Miller and a 34-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Ratliff to Adam Perez.

  Jose Mares took it 95 yards for a score on a kickoff return for Edgewood about midway through the fourth, but the Bulldogs were unable to rally all the way back.

  Rains racked up 462 yards of total offense, 328 yards rushing. Miller finished with 163 yards on 15 carries.

Lone Oak 48,

Paris Chisum 14

  PARIS — Lone Oak sophomore quarterback Jake Williams threw for 203 yards and four touchdowns and junior running back Devin Shaw rushed for 208 along with a pair of scores as the Buffaloes crushed the Chisum Mustangs, 48-14 Friday night at Mustang Stadium.

  The Buffaloes amassed 539 yards of total offense with 336 coming on the ground.

Lone Oak (3-1) took the opening drive with the help of the duo of Williams and Shaw jumped out on top, 6-0.

  Williams connected with Chawn Cooper for a 7-yard touchdown strike. It capped off 85-yard drive that took nine plays.

  Chisum (2-2) grabbed the lead late in the first period as went on a nine-play drive that was aided by a pass interference call. Nick Tisdell hooked up with Jared Matthews for a 2-yard scoring strike that made it 7-6.

  Lone Oak took advantage of an 84-yard kickoff return by Ryan Basye that gave the Buffs excellent field position.

  The Buffaloes converted on a clutch fourth-down play with Williams firing a 19-yard touchdown pass to Brett Loeffler.

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