|Cooper does it on both sides of the ball|
|From Staff Reports|
Nov. 13, 2004 - GREENVILLE - The Cooper Bulldogs scored almost as many points on defense as they did on offense in smacking Gunter, 49-14, in Class 2A, Division II bi-distrction action on Friday at T.A. "Cotton" Ford Stadium.
Cooper's Tommy Daugherty returned both a fumble and an interception 80 yards for touchdowns, and Kolt Pedersen had an 89-yard fumble return for a TD, also, as the Bulldogs got out to a 49-0 lead before Gunter scored.
Cooper running back Dewaylon Williams reached 1,000 yards exactly for the season as he ran 104 yards on 11 carries and three first-half touchdowns. The Bulldogs' other TD came on a 36-yard strike from Randee Lewis to Daniel Nichols.
Gunter actually out-gained Cooper, 458 total yards to 314, but committed five turnovers - three interceptions and two lost fumbles.
Gunter's Tanner Harris led all ground gainers with 162 yards on 29 carries.
Pederson spearheaded the Cooper defense with 15 tackles, a fumble recovery and an interception, while Daugherty had two interceptions and a fumble recovery.
The Bulldogs (9-2) advance to the area round where they will face Prosper at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Forrester Field in Dallas.
Gunter 0 0 0 14 14
Cooper 14 21 14 0 49
Cooper - Dewaylon Williams 4 run (Tommy Daugherty kick), 10:18
Cooper - Daugherty 80 fumble reutrn (kick)
Cooper - Williams 13 run (kick)
Cooper - Williams 46 run (kick good).
Cooper - Kolt Pedersen 89 fumble return (kcik good)
Cooper - Daniel Nichols from Randee Lewis 36 pass (kick good)
Cooer - Daugherty 80 interception return (kick good)
Gunter - Josh Arrington 5 run (kick good)
Gunter - Nikki Strong 2 run (kick good)
First Downs 20 8
Rushes-Yards 50-312 25-226
Passes 9-15-3 146 4-7-0 88
Punts 2-31.5 0-0
Fijumbles 5-3 1-0
Pnealties 5-40 5-45
RUSHING - Gunter: Tanner Harris 29-162, Casey Mixson, 6-64. Cooper: Dewaylon Williams 11-104, Marquis Gunn 5-67, Ron Morris Jr. 3-37.
PASSING - Gunter: Josh Arrington 7-13-3-117. Cooper: Randee Lewis4-6-88,
RECEIVING - Casey Mixson 3-45. Daniel Nichols 4-73
Defensively: Daugherty, fumble and 2 inteceptions. Tackle: Pederson 15 tackles with an interception.