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October 6, 2013

Lovejoy cruises past Greenville Lions, 48-7



GREENVILLE — Quinlan Ford 21,

Bonham 19

  QUINLAN — The Quinlan Ford Panthers won on the road against Bonham 21-19 on Friday night in a tight back-and-forth contest.

  Both teams were held scoreless after one quarter of play, but traded scores in the second as Ford (4-2) took a 7-6 lead into halftime.

  Panthers Logan Lane and Gavin Ellis both got a piece of a Bonham punt late in the fourth quarter, and Ford was able to hold on for the win.

  Jon Humphries recorded 20 carries for 92 yards and a pair of scores for the Panthers, while Dalton   Beierschmitt led the squad with 102 yards on 13 carries. Weston McCluskey finished with 51 yards on six carries, including a 17-yard touchdown run in the third quarter.

Caddo Mills 41

Sunnyvale 40

  SUNNYVALE — The Caddo Mills Foxes went calling on the Sunnyvale Raiders in the second game of district play in 6-2A and came away with a hard-fought 41-40 victory in overtime.

  The Foxes go to 2-4 (1-1) on the season and the Raiders fall to 4-2 (0-2).

The Raiders opened the game with a 12-play, 74-yard drive finishing with a 16-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Ryan Cottingame to his favorite receiver Josh Quinn. The PAT by Casey Crenshaw gave Sunnyvale the 7-0 lead.

  The Foxes answered with a 10-play, 67-yard drive to tie the game with a 21-yard pass from quarterback Erik Richards to Chandler Brown. Andrew Taylor added the PAT.

  In the second quarter Sunnyvale added another score with a 77-yard pass Cottingame to Demetrius Gray.

  Caddo Mills went on a nine-play drive and scored on a 10-yard run by David Chandler. The Foxes went for two points but the run failed and Caddo Mills had closed to 14-13.

Collinsville 48,

Wolfe City 16

  WOLFE CITY — John Lewis rushed for a game-high 264 yards and five touchdowns as the Collinsville Pirates shocked the Wolfe City Wolves, 48-16, Friday night at Don Howard Stadium.

  Collinsville (3-2) scored on six of the seven possessions in the first half and coasted from there. Lewis has remarkable first half with five scores and 241 yards.

  The Wolves fumbled on their first play from scrimmage and the Pirates took advantage. It took Collinsville nine plays to get on the board with Conner Daley connecting with Tanner Petska for an 8-yard strike. Daley ran into on the two-point try giving Collinsville the lead, 8-0.

  Lewis darted 60 yards and 18 yards for a pair of touchdowns expanding the lead to 21-0 at the end of the first quarter.

  Lewis continued his stellar performance with runs of five and 72 yards that saw the lead increase to 35-0 late in the second.              

  Wolfe City (3-3) got on the board as Darrell Wooten ran it up the middle for 56-yard touchdown run. It was only second first down of the half for the Wolves.  Justin Wilkinson hooked up with Tim Lloyd on the two-point try cut into the lead at 35-8.

  Lewis did his magic one more time to dashing 51 yards untouched for another score to close an impressive first half.

  Wolfe City put together a 13-play drive that covered 90 yards late in the fourth quarter. Brandon Fisk capped off the long drive by plunging in from yard out. Fisk connected with Hunter Bostick on the two-point try.

  Collinsville amassed 550 yards with 423 coming on the ground, while Wolfe City had 215 total. The   Wolves had 154 yards on the ground led by Wooten with 97.

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