Wildcat Notes: Terrell adds to plus-ratio in turnover category
Bobby "Butch" Burney | News-Telegram Sports Editor

Nov. 12, 2005 - GREENVILLE - Terrell has prospered this season by winning the turnover battle, and they did so again on Friday.

The Tigers came into the bi-district game with a plus-16 turnover ratio, and they added four more into the plus column by coming up with a pair of fumbles and two interceptions.

The Tigers have forced 30 turnovers this year.

Terrell did have some problems with snaps in the their shotgun formation. The snaps were continually low and at least three of them bounced to the quarterback. The Tigers also had a fumble on a snap when the quarterback was under center.

Terrell made a change at center in the first half when Cameron Potter replaced Jeremy King. But, three plays later, Potter's snap went awry for a 6-yard loss.

Terrell, though, did not have a turnover.


TRIPLE DIGITS - SSHS senior running back Chris Person finished his career with six consecutive games of more than 100 yards rushing. For the season, he had 1,712 yards rushing on 220 carries and 15 TDs. ... Josh Riley finished with 91 receptions for 980 yards and eight touchdowns. ... Logan Turner threw for 2,335 yards on 183-of-344 passes with 20 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. ... All of their individual records and accomplishments will be in Tuesday's edition of the News-Telegram.


BEHIND THE LINE - Terrell quarterback Rolando Kennedy completed six passes, but the 65-yard TD pass to Kebron Lampkin in the third quarter was the only completion that was caught beyond the line of scrimmage. The others were either screens or shovel passes. ... Colby Mills' block of a Terrell PAT in the second quarter was the Wildcats' fifth kick block this season. ... Sulphur Springs punted just once, and that was in the fourth quarter.


FEW FLAGS - The two teams were penalized just a combined seven times. One of the penalties negated a Terrell touchdown, though the Tigers scored three plays later. SSHS also had a costly penalty on their first drive of their third quarter that stalled a promising drive. ... Sulphur Springs had 362 total yards, while Terrell finished with 397.

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