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September 23, 2012

Commerce Tigers drop heartbreaker

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL ROUNDUP

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GREENVILLE — Quinlan Ford 38,

Ferris 13

  QUINLAN — The Quinlan Ford Panthers rolled to a 38-13 win over the Ferris Yellow Jackets Friday at Lytal Field to raise their record to 3-1 in the 2012 football season.

  The Panthers jumped to a 2-0 lead with 7:44 left in the first quarter when the ball was snapped over the Ferris punter Miguel Mendiola’s head and rolled out of the end zone.

  After a Ferris three and out, Ford increased its advantage with 6:20 left in the opening quarter when Kaden Wallace broke loose for a 46-yard touchdown run. Then Taylor Sikorksy ran it in for the two-point conversion. That was all the scoring in the first quarter as Quinlan led 10-0.

  James Silkey, who led the Panthers with 112 yards on 19 carries, scored on a 2-yard touchdown run to up Quinlan’s advantage with 8:31 left before halftime.

  Wallace fired a 38-yard touchdown pass to Sikorksy with 6:38 left in the second quarter, making it 22-0 Panthers.

Community 33,

Caddo Mills 27

  NEVADA — The Community Braves claimed this year’s version of the Highway 6 battle with a 33-27 victory on Friday over the Caddo Mills Foxes.

  The Braves, now 2-2, used their air attack to pull out the win as they went 19-of-41 for 287 yards and two TDs on the arm of sophomore quarterback Jordan Graham. Community had to overcome nine penalties for 65 yards.

  Caddo Mills, which dropped to 0-4, rode the strong legs of junior tailback Daxx Hill, who had 195 yards on 32 carries and two TDs.  The Foxes were hampered by 42 penalty yards, two interceptions, several sacks and lost one of 3 fumbles.

  Community opened the scoring on its second possession of the night with a 56-yard drive covered in eight plays. The TD came on a 9-yard Graham pass to Chae Dexter at the 7:14 mark of the first quarter. Connor Wiser added the PAT.

  Damian Newby set Caddo Mills up in good position with a 34-yard kickoff return to midfield. Four carries by Hill found the Foxes in the end zone.

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