Meridian whips Dogs

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 23, 1999

Meridian scored 21 points in the second quarter and went on to defeat the Natchez Bulldogs 34-0 in a region 3-5A game Friday night at Meridian.

Meridian scored in the first quarter on a one-yard run by Gerrod Williams. Wesley Bryan added the extra point.

Meridian broke the game open with three touchdowns in the second quarter.

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Williams scored his second touchdown on another one-yard run. Daniel Spinks threw touchdown passes of 28 and 43 yards to Marco Hill as Meridian took a 28-0 halftime lead.

Meridian scored its last touchdown of the game in the third game as Williams scored on a two-yard run, giving him three touchdowns for the game.

Natchez dropped to 1-8 overall and 0-5 in region play. Meridian improved to 6-3 overall and 4-1 in region play.