Wildcats take care of business by dominating Hawkinsville

Published 11:53 pm Friday, September 20, 2019

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HAWKINSVILLE, GA – The Schley County Wildcat football team (2-2) went into Hawkinsville, GA Friday night and took care of business as they took a 20-0 lead early and never looked back en route to a 40-7 Region 4-A victory over the Hawkinsville Red Devils on Friday, September 20, at Hawkinsville High School.

SCHS running back Zamon Ross scored three touchdowns on the night to lead the Wildcats to victory.

The Wildcats struck for their first touchdown of the night when running back Trent Bivins scored a rushing touchdown from five yards out. The extra point by Demarkis Clark was good and the Wildcats had a 7-0 lead with 9:27 left in the first quarter.

Schley County running back Zamon Ross (8) scored three touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 40-7 victory over Hawkinsville.
Photo by Sheila DeVane

SCHS added to their lead with 3:49 left in the fist quarter when quarterback Garrett Peavy threw an 11-yard touchdown reception to Zykevious Walker to give the Wildcats a 13-0 lead.

Then with 6:17 left in the second quarter, Zamon Ross ran a punt return 46 yards for a touchdown. The extra point by Clark was good and the Wildcats had a commanding 20-0 lead at the half.

Early in the third quarter, the Wildcat defense rose up to make a play. Defensive back Rodney Hicks intercepted HHS quarterback Landon Gallaher’s pass. This gave the Wildcats an opportunity to put more points on the board and that is exactly what they did. They moved the ball down to the Red Devils’ one-yard line. From there, Peavy was able to score. Aaron Pinckard’s extra point was good and the Wildcats increased their lead to 27-0 with 3:15 left in the third quarter.

Schley County running back Trent Bivins (20) tries to stretch the ball across the goal line. Bivins scored a five-yard rushing touchdown early in the game.
Photo by Sheila DeVane.

The Red Devils responded with a touchdown of their own when Casson Clark scored from one-yard out, but that didn’t stop the Wildcats. With 8:46 left in the third, Ross scored another touchdown. This one was a rushing touchdown from 22 yards out. Clark’s extra point was good and the Wildcats led 34-7.

SCHS capped off the evening when Ross scored his third touchdown of the night on a 14-yard run to complete the 40-7 rout.

The Wildcats are now 2-2 overall on the season. They will try to continue their winning ways when they host Dooly County on Friday, September 27. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.