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Ross and Bivins score two touchdowns each to lead Wildcats past Dooly County

From Staff Reports

 

ELLAVILLE – Schley County running backs Zamon Ross and Trent Bivins each scored two touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 27-8 Region 4-A win over Dooly County on Friday, September 27, at Schley County High School.

Ross finished the night with 101 yards rushing on 13 carries and two touchdowns, while Bivins carried the ball seven times, rushing for 87 yards and two touchdowns. In addition to scoring two touchdowns, Bivins also led the Wildcats in tackles with 11.

Neither team could generate any offense during the first half. However, the Wildcat offense woke up in the third quarter. Bivins scored the first of his two touchdowns on a 54-yard run. The extra point by Demarkis Clark was good, giving the Wildcats a 7-0 lead with 5:48 to go in the third quarter.

Schley County running back Zamon Ross (8) cored two rushing touchdowns to help lead the Wildcats to a 27-8 victory over Dooly County.
Photo by Sheila DeVane

Ross added to the lead by scoring the first of his two touchdowns on a seven yard run. The extra point by Clark was no good, but the Wildcats had increased their lead to 13-0 with 11:05 left in the game. Ross added his second touchdown of the night on a 35-yard run with 7:34 remaining. The extra point by Clark was good, giving the Wildcats a 20-0 lead.

With 2:15 to go, Bivins put the icing on the cake with his second touchdown of the game on a 13-yard run. Clark’s extra point was good, increasing the Wildcats’ lead to 27-0.

The Bobcats were able to get a touchdown and two-point conversion with 31 seconds left in the game, but the outcome had already been decided.

Schley County will have next week off and will prepare to host Taylor County in another Region 4-A matchup on Friday, October 11, at 7:30 p.m.