Sports

September 17, 2013

Prep roundup: Adkins leads Lady Colts past N. Murray

(Continued)

Freshman football

Northwest 26, Heritage-Catoosa 7: Tanner Kline had a 40-yard touchdown reception from Bruins (1-0-1) quarterback Paxton Pardee. Chase Blackwell scored on a 5-yard touchdown run, and Pardee had a 10-yard quarterback scramble for a score.

Noah Conry converted one of the team’s three two-point conversions. Jobanie Martinez made a 47-yard field goal right before halftime and also succeeded on a 38-yard attempt.

Southeast Whitfield 29, Coahulla Creek 22: Brian Parks had a 10-yard rushing touchdown for the Raiders (1-1), and Keaton McCutchen had two quarterback sneaks for touchdowns.

Cody Gillean added a 25-yard touchdown run and twice found the end zone on a pair of a two-point conversions.

Alexis Rodriguez made one extra-point kick.

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