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Scott Central defeats Loyd Star

Chris Allen Baker/Scott Times / Loyd Star runningback Anfernee Claire (6) eludes a Scott Central defender Friday night.

Chris Allen Baker/Scott Times / Loyd Star runningback Anfernee Claire (6) eludes a Scott Central defender Friday night.

FOREST – The Scott Central Rebels defeated the Loyd Star Hornets 33-18 in a non-divisional football game Friday night.

Junior quarterback Parker Flowers scored two rushing touchdowns in the game for the Hornets and James Beard returned an interception 85 yards for a touchdown.

Flowers was Loyd Star’s offensive leader, completing 8-of-23 passes for 93 yards and rushing for 52 yards on 18 carries.

Anfernee Claire was the second leading rusher for the Hornets with five carries for 20 yards.

Lakin Wallace was the top receiver for Loyd Star with one catch for 42 yards. Shay Hodges caught two passes for 20 yards. James Bears caught two passes for 17 yards and Claire had two receptions for 13 yards.

Konner Allen and Flowers returned a kickoff each for an average of 19 yards.

Defensively, Flowers powered the Hornets with 16 tackles and a fumble recovery. Nicholas Smith provided 10 stops. Michael Harvey had nine tackles and a sack. Anfernee Claire contributed seven tackles. Lakin Wallace had six tackles and a fumble recovery. James Beard intercepted a pass and returned it for a 85-yard touchdown.

Loyd Star returns home Friday to host the Stringer Red Devils for homecoming. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.