Wide receivers hit 100-yard mark, get win

Published 1:40 am Saturday, September 22, 2007

Ferriday — Maybe the swirling controversy around their school had the Jena Giants off balance. Or maybe Ferriday’s just that good.

Either way, the Ferriday Trojans moved to 4-0 Friday night after defeating Jena 38-22.

The game was originally scheduled to be played at Jena but due to safety concerns regarding the rallies for the “Jena six” the game was moved to Ferriday (4-0).

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Senior Trojan quarterback Kendrick Harris had another impressive game completing 12 of 22 passes for 252 yards and three touchdowns.

He also rushed for 87 yards scoring two touchdowns.

“We practiced hard this week,” Harris said. “We came out and played as a team.”

Ferriday wide receivers Donrick Washington and Montrell Tennessee broke the 100-yard mark for receiving.

Washington caught all three of Harris’ touchdowns.

“My line blocked well for me tonight,” Harris said. “They gave me time to make plays.”

Trojan running back Matthew Smith had 238 total yards against the Giants.

He rushed for 92 yards on 18 attempts and had 127 yards in kick off returns, one for a 95-yard touchdown.

Harrison said it was nice being undefeated so far this season.

“We still have a long way to go,” he said. “It’s not how you start but how you finish.