|SSHS subvarsity takes four games from Greenville|
|From Staff Reports|
Oct. 21, 2005 - Sulphur Springs swept four subvarsity games from the Greenville Lions on Thursday, setting up showdowns with Texas High next week.
The SSHS freshmen remained unbeaten on the season at 8-0, and will travel to Texarkana next Thursday to play the district's other undefeated team. The SSHS JV are 3-0 in district, 6-2 overall, and will face the Texas High JV, which is 3-0, 8-0.
SSHS JV 24, Greenville 17
Quarterback Tyrik Rollison ran for one touchdown and threw for another, and Tyler Frances and Dalton Abner played big roles in thwarting Greenville's final possession to lead Sulphur Springs to the win.
Greenville scored on its first possession of the game, but Sulphur Springs came back to tie the score at 7-7 on Rollison's 6-yard run and Tate Ramirez's PAT.
The Wildcats went up, 14-7 on Christian Person's 2-yard run in the second quarter.
Greenville again scored first in the second half to knot the score at 14-14, but a 20-yard TD pass from Rollison to Chris Thompson and Ramirez's PAT put the Wildcats up, 21-14. Ramirez added a 29-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to give Sulphur Springs a 24-14 cushion.
Greenville kicked a field goal to pull to within 27-17, but the Wildcats recovered the onside kick.
On Greenville's final possession, SSHS defensive end Tyler Frances had three sacks and Abner nabbed an interception.
Person was the Cats' leading rusher, while Jay Hall had two long receptions, and J.R. Harrison and Tyler Wilson each had receptions from Rollison and Jeff Beck.
SSHS Freshmen 27, Greenville 0
Tarren Wright, returning full speed from a broken foot that had sidelined him for most of the season, scored a pair of touchdowns and cornerback Rashad Hall picked off three passes as the Wildcats stayed undefeated.
The Wildcats took the lead on the opening kickoff as Darrell Franklin returned it for a touchdown and Jace Jackson's extra point made the score, 7-0.
In the second quarter, Hall scored on a 4-yard run and Jackson again booted the PAT for a 14-0 lead.
Wright added the final two touchdowns on runs of 8 yards in the second quarter and 12 yards in the fourth period.
Coaches praised the play of Hall and outside linebacker John Latham on defense, and the offensive line of Jake Russell, Jacob Sant, Thomas Albritton, Mason Rawson, Jake Moreland and Josh Anderson.
SSMS Blue 28, Greenville 20
GREENVILLE - Shane McQueen led the way for the Wildcats with 80 yards rushing and three touchdowns, and teammate Jimmy Villa had 74 yards rushing and one touchdown in their District 12-4A win.
Quarterback Colby Suggs completed 5-of-10 passes for 146 yards and one touchdown and had a two-point conversion. Jaspen Debase was the leading receiver with two receptions for 65 yards and Brad Worsham had one catch for 43 yards.
Coaches praised the play of Jacob Spataro and Tyler Higginbotham on defense. Bryant Jackson, McQueen and LaMarcus Kendricks each had an interception for the Wildcats, and Villa had three sacks in the win.
The Wildcats play Texas High next week with a chance to be tied for the district lead with a win over the Tigers.
SSMS Gold 18, Greenville 12
GREENVILLE - Markelle Williams had two touchdowns for the Wildcats and finished with four carries for 67 yards to lead Sulphur Springs.
Teammate Jett McCarter was the leading rusher for SSMS with eight carries for 84 yards, and on defense had six tackles, two of them for a loss, a sack and a safety in the win.
Coaches praised the play of Kolby Wimberly, who finished with five tackles, a fumble recovery and an interception, and Daniel Dixon, who recorded four tackles and two sacks on defense.