WCCA pulls out win in second half

Published 1:31 am Saturday, September 29, 2007

WOODVILLE — Things weren’t looking too good for Wilkinson County Christian Academy at homecoming Friday night as it trailed winless Tallulah Academy 7-6 at halftime.

But the Rams scored 20 unanswered points in the second half and pulled away for a 26-7 win over the Trojans in an MPSA District 6-A game and kept their playoff hopes alive in the process.

While Trumaine Norwood had another solid performance with two touchdowns and 141 yards rushing on 15 carries, it was the defense which also came up big for the Rams on this night.

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Todd Gonda and George Davis each had two interceptions. Gonda returned one 39 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter. Davis returned his first interception 71 yards in the first quarter, but the Rams were unable to capitalize on the turnover. Davis’s second pick of the game was returned 74 yards for a touchdown as time ran out in the fourth quarter.

WCCA (4-2, 3-2) also had six sacks in the game by six different players.

Centreville 42, Bowling Green 18

FRANKLINTON, La. — What was supposed to have been a close, low-scoring game turned out to be just the opposite as the Tigers defeated the Buccaneers in a key MPSA District 5-AA game for both teams.

Nick Goudeau was unstoppable as he finished with 289 yards rushing and four touchdowns on 32 carries. One of his carries went for 89 yards. Zach Sinclair had 14 carries for 150 yards and Kyle Brown completed five of 10 passes for 128 yards and one touchdown.

Centreville (5-1, 2-0) took a 27-6 halfitme lead, but Bowling Green (4-2, 2-1) scored 12 points in the third quarter to get back in the game. But the Tigers shut out the Buccaneers 15-0 in the fourth quarter to end the comeback bid.