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Bears power past Sacred Heart

The West Lincoln Bears started hot and didn’t let up on Friday night in their season opener against Sacred Heart School from Hattiesburg. The Bears led 35-0 at halftime on their way to a 41-20 rout of the Crusaders.

Last season, the Bears won 41-21 in Hattiesburg as their team speed was too much for SHS to slow down. That was the case again Friday in a game played on the campus of Copiah-Lincoln C.C. in Stone Stadium.

Junior running back Enrico Price scored on a 68-yard touchdown on the first WL play from scrimmage. Price ended the night with three scores. Senior Chris Freeman also scored on an 80-yard punt return for the Bears.

West Lincoln travels to Puckett next week to play the Wolves in Rankin County.