Cumby remains unbeaten in district with lopsided win

From Staff Reports

Oct. 28, 2007 - FRUITVALE - With their two toughest games of the season ahead of them, the Cumby Trojans gave themselves some breathing room with a 49-6 win over the Fruitvale Bobcats Friday night.

With games against Wolfe City (3-5, 2-1) and Quinlan Boles (8-0, 3-0) remaining on their schedule, the Trojans (6-2, 3-0) hold a one-game lead over the Wolfe City Wolves, who they face Friday night in Wolfe City. Kickoff for the game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Cumby sophomore quarterback Brixx Hawthorne led the team in rushing with seven carries for 121 yards and one touchdown. He also went 8-of-12 passing for 147 yards and two touchdowns.

The Trojans opened up the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown run by senior Petter Hassel for a 6-0 lead with 10:48 remaining. Jake Vann went for the two-point conversion but was stopped short.

On their next score, senior wide receiver Kris Stanford came up with his sixth touchdown reception of the year on a 20-yard completion from Hawthorne for the 14-0 lead.

Hawthorne then put the Trojans up 21-0 on a 48-yard run as Nathan Dunnihoo ran in the two-point conversion with 4:02 remaining in the first quarter.

Dunnihoo had a touchdown six seconds into the second quarter on a 4-yard run for the 27-0 lead. The Trojans went for the two-point conversion but the pass by Stanford was incomplete.

With just over seven minutes remaining, Cumby's B.T. Brown scored from 4-yards out, as Dustin Clem booted his first of three PATs good.

The Trojans took a 42-0 lead into the locker room as Brian Clem scored from 2-yards out.

Brown wrapped up the scoring for the Trojans in the third quarter with a 17-yard catch-and-run from Hawthorne for his second touchdown of the game.

The Cumby defense once again had a solid game as it allowed five first downs and 83 total yards of offense. Brown had a 35-yard interception return and Shane Partridge had a fumble recovery.

Dunnihoo led the team in receiving yards with 73 on three receptions, while Stanford had three catches for 61 yards and one touchdown.

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