CrossRoads

Cross Roads extended Dawson's losing streak to 33 consecutive games as the Bobcats rolled to a 55-26 victory Friday at home.

Tyler Johnson opened the scoring for Cross Roads with a 4-yard run on the team's second possession of the game.

A Dawson fumbled led to the Cats next score with Johnson cashing in from 9 yards out.

Trailing 12-0 Dawson put points on the board with a 52-yard run by Ian Norwood but trailed 12-8 with 2:10 left in the first.

Another fumble by Dawson led to the next Cross Roads score when Aaron Arden found Trey Hazelip on a 6-yard pass.

Not settled with the close margin, Cross Roads recovered an onside kick before Johnson scored again making it 26-8 in favor of the home team.

Both teams exchange fumbles before Dawson scores on a Norwood 9-yard run just before half.

Trailing 26-14 entering the third Dawson used the legs of Lane Dodson to cut the lead to six points, 26-20, as he scored from 60 yards out.

Following a good kick return from Blake McKraken, Arden completed a 34-yard pass to Hazelip before Tyler Johnson scored on 10-yard run. Arden to Hazelip two-point conversion was good and with 9:12 in third Cross Roads led 34 to 20.

A pass from Arden to Hunter Davis made it 41-20 in favor of Cross Roads with 5:25 to play in the third.

Dodson scored again for Dawson to cut the lead to 41-26 before Arden scored on a 4-yard run for the Bobcats.

Cross Roads had two touchdowns called back for holding on its next possession before finally hitting to 50-point mark with Johnson's fifth touchdown of the night.

Cross Roads head coach Jim Bradford commented that “the boys put out a great effort and played hard. They overcame some mistakes and the coaches made adjustments. They really played their hearts out in the second half.”

 

 

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