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Lawrence County railroads Raymond in region opener

The Lawrence County High Cougars romped past he Raymond Rangers 58-6 in Region 6-4A high school action Friday evening, in Raymond.

Lawrence County scored every time it got the football on offense, and added three defensive touchdowns on top of that, to open region play in dominate fashion.

With the win Jesse Anderson’s Cougars improve to 4-3 overall. Lawrence County will travel to South Pike this Friday for a matchup with the prohibitive region favorites, the South Pike Eagles. Raymond fell to 3-4 overall and 0-1.

Lawrence County’s Kylan Cooper rushed 10 times for 233 yards. He went for 93 yards and a touchdown on the Cougars’ first offensive play. It never got any better for Raymond. Perez Tyler added a 66-yard scoring run. Cooper went 70-yards for another score. Antwan Pittman had a 64-yarder. Quarterback Haden Mullins hit tight end Brian Bogan with a 29-yard touchdown pass.

Along with all of those offensive fireworks, Bogan and Jamarcus Garner both returned pass interceptions for touchdowns, and Tyler returned a fumble for a score. Tyler also added a six-yard touchdown run.

After Lawrence County scored on its initial possession of the second half, game officials allowed the clock to run without pause.