Vidalia can’t control Spartan offense

Published 12:49 am Saturday, October 27, 2012

Vidalia High School’s Cole Cangemi is swarmed by Caldwell Parish High School defenders as he is tackled during Friday’s game. Vidalia fell to Caldwell 56-6. (Lauren Wood \ The Natchez Democrat)

VIDALIA — The Caldwell Parish Spartans scored 27 points in the second quarter that broke the game wide open as they went on to defeat the Vidalia Vikings 56-6 in an LHSAA District 3-3A game Friday night.

Vidalia held its own with a good Caldwell Parish team in the first quarter and trailed just 8-0 at the end of the quarter. Then the Spartans took control of the game in the second quarter and never let the Vikings have a chance of getting back in it.

By the time the third quarter was over, the Spartans led the Vikings 48-6.

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Caldwell Parish kept its playoff hopes alive with the win and improved to 7-2 overall and 3-1 in district play. Vidalia fell to 1-8 overall and 0-4 in district play. The Vikings host Buckeye for senior night in their regular-season finale next at 7 p.m. Friday.

Vidalia coach Gary Parnham Jr. was unavailable for comment after the game.