Bladenboro Stats In Elizabethtown
The Bladenboro trio of
Kerron Washington, Keshawn Lewis and Deshawn
Hines combined for 275 yards rushing and
scored all 28 Bulldog points as Bladenboro
Middle clinched the Bladen Five Conference
football championship with a 28-22 victory
over Elizabethtown Thursday night.
Washington rushed for 102 yards, two
touchdowns and a 2-point conversion. Hines
ran for 99 yards and a touchdown. Lewis
finished with 74 yards rushing, a touchdown
and a 2-point conversion. Lewis was the
defensive star for the winners forcing 2
fumbles and making the game-clinching
With 1:30 left to
play, Elizabethtown faced a third down and 2
yards to go situation at the Bladenboro 30
yardline. "Our defense stood tall by
stringing out a sweep to the wide side of
the field and tackled the ball carrier for a
8 yard loss," said Bulldog Coach Richie
Love. On fourth-and-10, Lewis picked off a
Cougar pass at the Bulldog 20 yardline and
returned the ball 25 yards out to the 45
yardline to seal the victory.
key to the victory was our ability to run
between the tackles and dominate the 'A' gap
all night long," said Love.
in next Thursday's game with Tar Heel would
give the Bulldogs their first undefeated
season in five years.