Red Raiders sloppy, Jaguars sloppier

This game did not look anything like a battle for the top spot in the conference. In fact, it looked like just the opposite. Both teams had a hard time holding on to the football with Forestview having six fumbles and South Point fumbling seven times. South Point mustered up only 11 first downs while Forestview had 8. Penalties were also a big factor in this one. Both teams combined for over 100 yards in penalties.

The first score of the game occurred on a defensive play when Forestview fumbled in their own territory and South Point's Cameron McGlenn scooped up the loose ball and took it all the way for the score to make it 6-0.

Things took a turn for the worse for Forestview in the second quarter as Josh Robinson busted though the outside and went close to 90 yards for the score. A failed two-point conversion made it 12-0.

South Point's Brian Jennings would add another touchdown before the half on a one-yard run. South Point's PAT problems bugged them again as Andrew Rhinehart's kick was wide.

In the second half, Forestview continued to shoot themselves in the foot. On their first drive, they once again fumbled and South Point's Chuck McCoskey punched it in for a score. This time, the PAT was good as Rhinehart nailed it through the uprights. The Raiders led 25-0 early in the third quarter.

Forestview's running game went nowhere in the first half and did not do much in the beginning of the third quarter. So, the Jags went through the air and it seemed to help them move the ball better. Forestview would go deep in Red Raiders' territory, but only to turn it over once again.

But, on the Jags' next series, Mark Barnett found a wide open Josh Martin as he fought off a couple of defenders to head into the end zone to avoid a shutout and make the score a little bit more respectable at 25-6. The Jags went for a two-point conversion, but it failed.

Neither team would see the end zone again.

South Point did threaten in the fourth quarter when running back Josh Robinson broke loose for a long run to the Jaguars' 35-yard line and a few plays later made it to the 10- yard line as the clock was winding down. Penalties stalled the drive, which ended with a Rhinehart missed field attempt.

Despite the win, South Point remains in second place as Ashbrook is coming off a 35-21 win over East Gaston to remain unbeaten in conference play. But, South Point improves to 5-2(3-1 BS3A) while Forestview falls to 5-3(3-1 BS3A).


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