Roundup: Oak Hall falls at Tallahassee Maclay
Published: Friday, September 28, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 1:19 a.m.
TALLAHASSEE — Tallahassee Maclay scored touchdowns on its first five possessions and turned in a strong defensive showing in its 50-3 rout over visiting Oak Hall on Friday.
In a rematch of last season’s inaugural North Florida Football Conference championship, won 57-42 by Maclay, this one was never in doubt.
“We finally put a four-quarter game together,” Maclay coach Kyler Hall said.
“We got some big plays from all fazes of the game. The blocked punt changed momentum and we got a defensive score, and offensively we were able to sustain some drives.”
Emory Boeneke picked off an Oak Hall pass on the game’s opening drive, and the Marauders scored on the next play.
Oak Hall then kicked a field goal after a 15-play drive, but Maclay scored on four straight possessions, highlighted by a 48-yard flea flicker from Edgar Moore to Tripp Transou that gave Maclay a 33-3 lead.
Transou, tight end Logan Eagen, and running backs Stephon Simpkins and Chase Schaum each found the end zone in the first half for Maclay.
The Marauders had three drives that only required one play and needed just 18 offensive plays in the first half to score 33 points.
Maclay has won two straight to improve to 2-2 (1-0 NFFC). Oak Hall drops to 1-3 (0-2).
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS 14, WEEKI WACHEE 0: At Weeki Wachee, the Indians (4-1) went 2-0 in district 4-4A with another road win. Keystone Heights shut out the Hornets (1-3) behind a strong defense and a strong running game that went for 238 yards off 45 carries (5.3 a carry). Alex Gonzales spearheaded the ground game for the Indians, accounting for 176 of those yards and two short touchdowns.
LAFAYETTE 35, SNEADS 10: At Sneads, the Hornets (2-2) were led by J.R. Bass who had 13 carries for 170 yards and three touchdowns. Rodney Brown scored the other two touchdowns for Lafayette on a 65-yard kickoff return and a 40-yard reception to defeat the Pirates (2-2).
Bell 45, Bishop John Snyder 20: At Bell, Austin Ritchey rushed for 158 yards and scored three touchdowns to help lead the Bulldogs (2-3) to victory on Friday night. Quarterback Bruce Thomas was four-for-six passing for 94 yards and a touchdown. Justin Terry also contributed with 95 yards on eight carries and a touchdown.
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