By Kristin Finney
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Madison County High School’s Varsity Cowboys showed everyone in Boot Hill just what they were made of on Friday, Sept. 2. The Cowboys pummeled the Bulldogs by a whopping 40-8.
The game Friday night was one that left little question as to the true drive and spirit of the Cowboys. They worked together as a team, and through that effort were able to pull off an overwhelming victory.
Players of the week were: Offensive was Neal Brown, who made four catches, had 112 yards and made one touchdown. Defensive was Tavarus Jones, who ran back a 78-yard kick off return for a touchdown. Special Teams was Deontaye Oliver who made 12 attempts, had 138 yards and scored two touchdowns.
The cowboys had a total of 895 yards, with 105 plays. Their total average for the game was 8.5.
For rushing the Cowboys had: Tommie Young had 28 attempts, 181 yards, a 6.5 average and two touchdowns. Deonshay Wells had 19 attempts, 205 yards, a 10.8 average and one touchdown. DJ McKnight had seven attempts, five yards, a 0.7 average and one fumble. Keon Bruton had three attempts, 13 yards and a 4.3 average. Sheedrick Williams had nine attempts, 33 yards and a 3.7 average. Troymond Alexander had one attempt, eight yards and an eight average. Deshawntee Gallon had three attempts, -7 yards and a -2.3 average. Charles Brown had one attempt -2 yards and a -2 average. For passing: DJ McKnight had a total of 15 completions, 22 attempts, 321 yards and a 21.4 average. He threw for three touchdowns. For receiving: Deonshay Well had two catches, 15 yards and a 7.5 average. Deontaye Oliver had three catches, 65 yards, a 21.7 average and one touchdown. Tommie Young had two catches, 55 yards and a 27.5 average. Keon Bruton had four catches, 74 yards, 18.5 average and one touchdown. Neal Brown had four catches, 112 yards, a 28 average and one touchdown. This week the Cowboys will take on Jefferson County. Good luck Cowboys!