Enterprise Yellow Jackets fall to Richton 49-12

Published 11:10 pm Friday, September 1, 2017

Coming off a tough home loss to Puckett last week, the Enterprise Yellow Jackets hit the road for the first time this season and couldn’t slow down Richton, falling by a score of 49-12.

The Rebels got off to a fast start in the first quarter and put Enterprise in a 20-0 hole. Quick passes to the wide receivers gave the Yellow Jackets problems on defense as Richton started putting long drives together.

Enterprise got on the board in the second quarter with a touchdown run by senior Danny Thomas to cut the Richton lead to 20-6 in the second quarter.

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Two touchdowns late in the second quarter put the Richton Rebels up 34-6 on Enterprise heading into halftime.

An 85-yard touchdown run in the third quarter increased the Rebels lead to 42-6 over the Yellow Jackets with 5:19 left in the third quarter.

Sophomore running back Taylor Young punched it in for the late fourth quarter touchdown to cut the Richton lead to 42-12.

A late touchdown by Richton was icing on the cake as the Rebels dominated Enterprise and won the game by a score of 49-12.

Young led the Yellow Jackets on offense with 130 rushing yards and Thomas added on with 64 rushing yards.

Young was also the top tackler for the Yellow Jacket defense with eight total tackles, which included four solo tackles and four assisted tackles.