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BA blows out Amite School Center

A 7-7 game in the first quarter turned into a rout as the Brookhaven Academy Cougars whipped Amite School Center 46-7 in Liberty Friday night.

The Cougars got on the board via a Nick Ogden TD run, but the Rebels tied the game up on a rushing score of their on with just one minute remaining in the first quarter.

From there it was all Cougars. Corey Case nailed a 32-yard field goal to make the BA lead 10-7 in the second quarter. The Cougars had their way on the ground and in the air with ASC as QB Tyler Fortenberry went 12-of-23 through the air for 226 yards and three scores.

His favorite target was his cousin Dillon Fortenberry who made eight catches for 161 yards and a touchdown. Tyler Fortenberry also ran six times for 62 yards. Ogden ran five times for 53 yards and a pair of scores.

The BA reserves also had a big night as sophomore John Rivers Brown ran four times for 65 yards and a score and freshman Cohen Case had 10 carries for 72 yards.

The Cougars host Columbia Academy next week for their annual Pink Game that honors those affected by cancer.