ACCS falls to Manchester in first round of playoffs
Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 4, 2000
YAZOO CITY – The Adams County Christian School Rebels were eliminated from the MPSA Class 3A playoffs in the first round Friday after a 37-0 loss to the Manchester Academy Mavericks.
The two teams had met already this season, with Manchester winning the Sept. 16 match-up by a much-closer margin of 22-14.
The Mavericks apparently saved some surprises for the post-season, as they scored five rushing touchdowns while holding the Rebels to only 39 yards on the ground.
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Manchester took an early lead that forced the Rebels into an early passing situation. Quarterback Ty Smith finished the game 14-of-33 for 120 yards with one interception.
Brent Sanders did most of the damage for Manchester, punishing the Rebel defense for 153 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries.