Jefferson County earns first win of year, tops Amite County, 38-8
Published 1:10 am Saturday, September 2, 2017
Jefferson County quarterback Gailronte Fells accounted for 172 yards of total offense and five total touchdowns as the Tigers picked up their first win of the season with a 38-8 win over the Amite County Trojans Friday night.
Fells did most of his damage on the ground. He had 12 carries for 136 yards and three touchdowns (12, 2 and 15 yards). He also completed four of nine passes for 36 yards with two touchdowns and one interception.
The Tigers jumped out of the gate in a big way, scoring 20 points in the first quarter. Fells had two of his touchdown runs in the opening quarter to go with a 12-yard touchdown pass to Lazarius Pinder.
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Early in the second quarter, Fells connected with Oric Lewis on a 1-yard TD pass for a 26-0 Tigers lead. The Trojans (1-2) scored their only points just past the midway point of the second quarter on an 11-yard pass from Derick Crosby to Davvenyon Woodside.
Dominique Gaines finished off the scoring for the Tigers with a 21-yard TD run with 7:38 remaining in the game. Gaines ended the game with nine carries for 138 yards.
Jefferson County (1-2) plays host to South Delta at 7 p.m. next Friday.
JEFFERSON COUNTY 38, AMITE COUNTY 8
ACHS 0 8 0 0 — 8
JCHS 20 6 0 12 — 38
JC — Gailronte Fells 12 run (run failed), 11:01.
JC — Lazarius Pinder 12 pass from Fells (Fells run), 5:05.
JC — Fells 2 run (run failed), 2:52.
JC — Oric Lewis 1 pass from Fells (pass failed), 9:20.
ACHS — Davvenyon Woodside 11 pass from Derick Crosby (Crosby run), 5:21.
JC — Fells 15 run (pass failed), 11:54.
JC — Dominique Gaines 21 run (run failed), 7:38.
First downs N/A 18
Rushing yards N/A 282
Passing yards N/A 36
Total yards N/A 318
Passing (C-A-I) N/A 4-9-1
Fumbles lost N/A 2
Punts-average N/A N/A
Penalties-yards N/A 4-20
RUSHING — JC: Dominique Gaines 9-138; Gailronte Fells 12-136.
PASSING — JC: Fells 4-9-1, 36.
RECEIVING — JC: Lazarius Pinder 1-12.
DEFENSE — JC: Jacari Washington 1 INT.