Bogue Chitto lights up Jackets
Junior quarterback Brandon Wells and juniorreceiver Germie Martin connected three times for touchdowns asBogue Chitto whited out the Enterprise Yellow Jackets 39-0 in theannual Blackout Bowl Friday night on Harry Cole Field. The Bobcatsrolled up 417 yards on offense and authored a shutout ondefense.
“We played really well offensively and defensively,” said BC coachGareth Sartin. “We capitalized on some big plays early in the firsthalf and our defense did a great job in keeping them offbalance.”
Bogue Chitto (2-0) came out of the gates on fire. The Bobcatsscored on their first four possessions in the first quarter. Ondefense, BC held the Jackets to a total of just 40 yards for thegame.
Martin was the first and last to put the Bobcats on the scoreboardwhen he caught a 49 and 59-yard passes from his Wells fortouchdowns.
Wells scored Bogue Chitto’s second touchdown on a 72-yard sprintwith 6:28 remaining. James Blackwell cashed in the Bobcats’ thirdTD as he rumbled 10-yards to paydirt at the 2:20 mark.
In the second quarter, Wells hooked up with Martin for the finaltime on a 55-yard touchdown pass with 5:59 remaining. BC’s CameronPrice was three-of-six on extra points for the night.
In the second half, both teams played hard in the tough, physicalbattle.
Colton McClendon scored the Bobcats’ final points of the game inthe third quarter when he scrambled for a 5-yard TD with 9:05remaining.
“We are glad to get the win,” continued Sartin. “Now, we must startpreparing ourselves for our district action next Friday.” TheBobcats host University Christian.
Defensively, Brock Roberts led the Bobcats with 13 tackles. KevinBrothern contributed 10 stops. Jeremy Blackwell provided 8tackles.
Rashad Boddie and Martin intercepted a pass. Eli Holmes recovered afumble for Bogue Chitto.
Enterprise was led on defense by Tony Blair with 9 tackles. NealRatcliff recorded 5 stops. Tomas Newman and Chance Boyd had 4tackles apiece.
Offensively, Wells was the leader for BC as he completed 3-of-5passes for 160 yards and three touchdown. He also rushed 6 timesfor 97 yards and one touchdown. Martin led all receivers with 3catches for 160 yards.
Austin Killingworth was the offensive leader for the Jackets with10 carries for 36 yards.
“The guys fought hard,” said Enterprise coach Casey Eubanks. “Thekids were excited this whole week about playing Bogue Chitto.
“Offensively, we struggled to get things going and we did not wrapup on the tackles defensively,” continued Eubanks. “I did see thatwe have improved a lot since our first game and I except us tocontinue to get better in each game.”
Bogue Chitto returns home to host the University Christian Flamesfor their first district test. Enterprise (0-2) travels across thecounty to battle the West Lincoln Bears Friday.