October 21, 2013

Freshmen football: North Murray, Bruins win

From Staff Reports

— Brady Harper rushed for three touchdowns and connected with Brody Frazier on a touchdown pass to lead North Murray High School’s freshman football team in a 50-6 rout of Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe on Monday.

J.T. Langford added a pair of touchdown runs for the Mountaineers (3-3), while Tanner Dill returned a fumble for the team’s other touchdown. North Murray had two-point conversions for its remaining points.

• In other freshman football action, Will Blanchard picked off two passes, passed for a touchdown and caught a touchdown pass as Northwest Whitfield beat visiting Pickens 16-6.

Blanchard’s touchdown pass went to Jagger Hughes. Blanchard caught a touchdown pass from Paxton Pardee, who completed passes for two-point conversions to Tanner Boyd and Noah Conry.

Boyd was also one of four Bruins with an interception. Chase Blackwell and Jay Jones also had one apiece as Northwest improved to 3-1-2.