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Franklin Co. kicks Wesson Cobras twice

     BUDE — Led by four goals from junior Zayne Mullins and some crafty play from seniors Jonathan Rogers and Trey Bailey, the Franklin County Bulldogs collected a 7-0 Thursday night shutout of Wesson in varsity soccer play.

     In the girls game, the Lady Bulldogs blitzed Wesson with a 8-1 victory behind two goals each from Krislyn Kent and Shelby Smith.

     The Lady Bulldogs (12-2-1) got some solid play from several of its underclassmen against a solid Wesson team in the win.

     Junior Taylor Moak opened up the contest with a quick goal that set the tone for FCHS. Kent added two more goals. The sister duo of Shelby and Emily Smith provided support with an assist.

     Siedriq Middleton, Noel Parker, and Kristen Emory provided goals as well. Shelby Smith punched in two goals that gave Franklin County its biggest win over Wesson in six years.

     Goalie Macy Zisken provided four saves for Franklin High.

     The Bulldogs (15-0) stayed undefeated with its 10th shutout of the season. Goalie Trey Bailey had five saves in the win.

      TheMullins  cousins, Hoby and Zayne, showcased their fancy footwork with a barrage of goals that kept Wesson off track.

     Hoby Mullins collected two goals to increase his 3A lead to 26 goals scored this season.

     Speedster Greg Queen also added a goal for the Bulldogs, who got strong and aggressive play from its senior group of Jonathan Rogers, Matt Brasher, DeQuay Allen, and Brendan Beach that aided in the shutout.

     Jeff Long, who coaches both the boys and girls teams at FCHS, has both teams off to their best starts in school history.