Canes tame Lions, Woodland falls at Hiram
CARTERSVILLE 59, CENTRAL-CARROLL 9
Trey Creamer scored on a 12-yard run; Avery Showell had a 16-yard touchdown reception and a fumble return of 25 yards for a touchdown; plus Trevor Lawrence connected with Antoine Jefferson in the first quarter as the Canes took a 28-0 lead.
Jonathan Cruz nailed a 43 yard field goal that gave the Canes a 45-0 lead late in the second period before Central-Carroll connected on a 78-yard pass play to make the score 45-6 just before the intermission. The Canes other two scores of the second quarter came on a 3-yard run by Creamer and a 5-yard run by Lawrence. The starters did not play in the second half. Dominique Williams scored on a 9-yard run for Cartersville in the second half and
Marquail Coaxum scored on a 36 yard pass from freshman quarterback Tee Webb late in the game for a 59-9 final. Creamer finished with a pair of scores on six rushes for 44 yards and a 15-yard reception. Showell scored twice on a reception and fumble return. Lawrence, who was 11-of-18 for 152 yards, threw for two touchdowns and ran for another. JKobe Orr added 48 yards receiving for the Canes.
Cartersville (6-0, 2-0) hosts LaGrange next Friday. The Grangers (2-4, 1-1) lost to Cedartown 27-17 Friday night.
HIRAM 49, WOODLAND 13
Marcel Murray scored on touchdown runs of 5, 39, and 43 yards to lead Hiram past visiting Woodland Friday night, 49-13.
Hiram’s Sophomore quarterback Nate Presnell ran for a 9-yard touchdown and threw for a 9-yard score to Ky’Shun Hairson. Jermaine Banks scored on a 7-yard run and Justin Crayton added a 14-yard rushing touchdown for the Hornets as they improved to 4-2 overall and 2-2 in Region 7-AAAAA.
Woodland (0-6, 0-4) trailed 21-0 at halftime and 28-0 before getting on the board with 6:36 remaining in the third quarter. Cedric Lacey recovered a Hiram fumble at the Hornets’ 35 yard line to set up a six play touchdown drive culminated by a 19-yard pass from Titus Jones to Brycen Kellett.
The Wildcats added another score on their next possession to make the score 35-13. Jones connected with Lacey on a 55-yard pass play for the score.
Woodland travels to Paulding County next Friday to battle the Patriots in another Region 7-AAAAA contest.