Saints start season on top

Published 1:43 am Saturday, August 22, 2009

BASTROP, La. — Kent King scored two touchdowns and R.J. Fleming added three touchdowns as the Trinity Episcopal Saints rolled to a 48-7 win over the Prairie View Academy Spartans Friday night.

Trinity (1-0) jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter as Givonni Dent threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to King and a 44-yard touchdown pass to Fleming. Fleming then scored on an 89-yard punt return with just over two minutes remaining in the quarter.

Chas Moroney was good on all three extra points.

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Prairie View’s only points of the game were courtesy of an 8-yard touchdown run by Robby Jones and Sam Spires’ extra point early in the second quarter.

Jordan Dossett scored on a 1-yard run and Dent connected with Brandon Daggs on a 34-yard scoring pass with 1:00 left in the second quarter as the Saints went into halftime with a comfortable 35-7 lead.

The Saints’ defense was also dominating as they held the Spartans to a mere 55 yards of total offense and forced two turnovers.

But the Saints weren’t done yet.

King scored on a 61-yard run and Fleming scored on another long punt return, this one an 80-yarder to give them a 48-7 lead.

King finished with seven carries for 101 yards to lead Trinity’s ground game, which amassed 214 yards. Dent completed seven-of-11 passes for 130 yards and Fleming caught four passes for 63 yards.