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September 29, 2013

Royse City spoils Greenville Lions' homecoming

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

GREENVILLE — Turnovers haunted the Greenville Lions in a 30-14 homecoming football loss to the Royse City Bulldogs on Friday night.

The Lions threw four interceptions, lost one fumble and also fumbled in the end zone leading to a safety as they remained winless for the season at 0-4.

Royse City scored 23 points off two Greenville turnovers, plus the end zone fumble, to snap a nine-game losing streak and go 1-3 for the season in the District 13-4A opener.

It was the Lions’ 34th straight loss though Greenville outgained Royse City 270-190 in total yardage and had a 19-13 advantage in first downs.



Greenville Christian 38,

Campbell 33

  CAMPBELL — Greenville Christian School rallied from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat Campbell 38-33 in six-man football on Friday.

  Quarterback Will Martens led the GCS comeback. Andy Henderson caught three touchdown passes. Brandon Nail ran for a pair of touchdowns.

 GCS improved to 3-2 for the season.

Jacob Camp produced three scoring plays for 1-4 Campbell, including a 38-yard pass to Daniel Mothersell and a 9-yard touchdown toss to Chris Wilson.

Boles 35,

Detroit 14

  QUINLAN — The Quinlan Boles Hornets ran over the Detroit Eagles 35-14 at Kevin Kiper Memorial Stadium Friday night on homecoming.

  Boles is now 5-0 for the season while Detroit falls to 2-3.

  Ross Bostick was crowned homecoming king and Mallory Lee was crowned homecoming queen.

  Boles scored first as Devan Harris raced 38 yards for a touchdown to put the Hornets. Harris carried 17 times for 222 yards and two touchdowns.

Celeste 45,

Blue Ridge 28

  BLUE RIDGE — The Celeste Blue Devils, trailing by 16 points at the half, engineered a second half comeback Friday night that left the Blue Ridge Tigers stunned by a 45-28 loss. 

  The Blue Devils scored 32 unanswered second half points to bring their record to 3-2 on the season.   They face the Detroit Eagles next week on the road.

  Blue Ridge, now 1-4, received the opening kickoff and scored on a 65-yard drive capped by a 6-yard touchdown pass from sophomore quarterback Ty Agan to wide receiver Brevin Wiggins.

  Celeste linebacker Keith Lynch set up the Blue Devils’ first touchdown with an interception. The Blue Devils scored on a 24-yard touchdown run by running back Traylon Phillips but missed the extra point.

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