September 18, 2010 10:06:00 PM
MABEN -- Ledrick Patterson and Demetrius O''Briant had more than 100 yards rushing and two touchdowns each Friday night to lead the unbeaten East Webster High School football team to a 53-15 victory against Bruce.
Quarterback Patterson ran 17 times for 145 yards, while running O''Briant contributed 113 yards on 22 carries.
Patterson''s 20-yard run in the first quarter started the scoring. The Wolverines (5-0) added a 12-yard scoring run from Timakis Bell for a 14-0 lead.
Bruce opened the second quarter with a 25-yard hook-and-lateral play to cut the score to 14-7. East Webster, however, responded with 19 unanswered points to lead 33-7 at halftime.
Patterson had a 14-yard scoring run and a 30-yard touchdown pass to Lilton Vance, while O''Briant went 2 yards to score in the second quarter.
East Webster''s final points came in the fourth quarter on a 15-yard touchdown run by O''Briant, a Nick Reynolds'' 1-yard run, and a 35-yard pass interception for a touchdown by Marques Rieves.
Damien Britt, Josh Gladney, Zavier Moye, and Vance each had 10 tackles to lead East Webster''s defense. McGill Graham had seven tackles and two interceptions.
n Hamilton 35, Houlka 14: At Houlka, Cojuante McMillian scored on runs of 11, 12, and 35 yards as the Lions scored all of their points in the first half.
Hamilton (2-3) also had scores from Silas Gill (1-yard run) and Tyler Gill (4-yard fumble return).
Houlka (0-5) scored on a 5-yard run by Lomzo Jones and a 78-yard run by James Buggs in the fourth quarter.
Hamilton will play Friday at Caledonia.
n Shannon 21, Amory 14: At Shannon, the Red Raiders held off a late push to bounce the Panthers.
Amory (1-4) spotted Shannon 14 points to the open the game, beginning with Nick Pack''s 97-yard touchdown return of the opening kickoff. Kayon Lowery added a 50-yard scoring run on the Red Raiders'' next possession.
Amory quarterback Forest Williams threw 5 yards to Ryan Hill for the Panthers'' first touchdown. Shannon (2-2), however, still had time left in the first quarter for a 9-yard touchdown run by Marcus Thomson.
In the third quarter, Williams connected with Hill again for an 8-yard touchdown to end the scoring.
Amory will play host to Pontotoc on Friday.
n West Oktibbeha 45, Thomastown 0: At Thomastown, Von Smith ran for one touchdown and threw for five more as the Timberwolves rolled.
Smith opened the scoring with a 5-yard touchdown run. He completed touchdown passes to Dwight Quinn (46 and 72 yards), Tiberias Lampkin (32), Drake Powell (25), and Aaron Brownlee (13).
Shun Fair added a 17-yard touchdown scamper.
West Oktibbeha (4-1) will play host to Edinburgh on Friday.
n Winston Academy 40, Kirk Academy 7: At Louisville, Tyler Sullivan ran for one touchdown and passed for four more scores for the Patriots (3-2).
After Zack Taylor opened Winston Academy''s scoring with a 45-yard run, Sullivan ran 2 yards for a second-quarter touchdown.
Sullivan then threw for his four touchdowns. He connected with Austin Flake for 9 and 33 yards, Cameron Paschal for 69 yards, and Dempsey for 26 yards.
Winston Academy will play Friday at Starkville Academy.
n French Camp 36, East Oktibbeha 22: At French Camp, Titans quarterback Chris Hunter passed for 188 yards and rushed for 155 in a losing effort.
Hunter threw a 46-yard touchdown pass to Kortland Petty in the first quarter, and rushed for touchdowns of 4 and 74 yards in the third quarter.
Monte Horsley collected 11 tackles and one sack for East Oktibbeha (0-5), which will play host to Noxapater on Friday.
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