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November 27, 2019 Page 38 M P B A I. L Raiders’ 24—yard-line. However, County 33-yard—line, and MP a half-hearted attempt to keep ing 2 of 3 pass attempts for 82 the year after that West lamens three plays later the Bulldogs offensive coordinator Jason the husky fiillback out of the end yards and a touchdown while game. And there were a couple, con“ nUed from l B faced a 4th-and-7 at Madison Morrow dialed up the same play. zone. Jordan’s extra point try was also rushing for 45 yards on 15 the Lovett and Perry games, that _ County’s 21 -yard-line. Hick- Again, it initially seemed Harden good, and Madison County took carries. we could have won. But I think l0 seven “.21'141‘1“ 49 seconds man bootlegged left, where he caught a jump ,ball down the left a 35-14 advantage with 3:27 left For MP, Hickman completed it was a learning and growing Into lhe third quarter‘ ' I . faced intense pressure off the sideline, but he was deemed out in the game. 11 of 26 passes for 140 yards experience for everybody, for Wlth momehhhh Shlfhhg "1 edge from the Red Raiders’ of bounds and MP again turned The Red Raiders then added with a touchdown and an the players, for me as a coach. the home teams dhmon’ MP Hubbard Mth Hubbard in his it over on downs. to their lead after MP’ 5 DJ. Mar— interception. Harden was MP’ s It’s not always going to be rosy head C(“Ch thh Nelson called face, Hickman nearly delivered a This time, the Red Raiders’ tinez inexplicably failed to field a top rusher with 100 yards and a and good and 12—0 and beating er ah °h§1d€ kick but Dogs spectacular throw into the back offense made the Bulldogs pay kickoff, allowing Madison Coun- touchdown on 14 carries in his people 40-0. It ain’t always going kmker Thhpe Moore) Wh‘? recov‘ left comer of the end zone, but for not finishing off their drive. ty to recover the ball at MP’ s final high school game. Jackson, to be like that And we’re going to “9d the lack was determth the pass was a couple feet too Against a tired MP defense, 20-yard-line. Cooper appeared who was also suiting up for the have to grind it out for a couple to have “"15th the hall one. far for outstretched MP receiver Madison County drove 67 yards to score his third touchdown two final time as a Bulldog, had the more years. I like this ninth Yard too 500.11- Desplte Mad-1501‘ Dennis Swain, turning the ball in 12 plays, including 11 runs, plays later, hurdling another MP first 100-yard receiving game of grade group. I like the eighth County getting the ball Rt W5 over on downs. eating up 6:46 of clock The Red defender, but the TD was wiped his MP career, catching a team- graders. We’re going to have to 49-yard-{lneafierfl1emlswa The two tearnsagaintraded Raiders convertedapair ofkey offthe board due toaholding best fourpasses for 104 yards grind and claw and scratch for the Dogs defense bowed RP and three—and—outs before Madison first downs on the series, includ- penalty. The Red Raiders were and a touchdown. the next couple of years and just forced a Wee'ahd‘out- Wlfh a County made its second major ing a 10-yard completion from eventually forced to settle for a Nelson said MP’ s roller coaster get back to work and get some of Chance to her MP3 Offense 11" miscue of the second half. Run- Smith to Cooper along the left field goal as Jordan banged home 2019 campaign was a “growing these young guys going. Some of Stead went flueF'ahd'OUt as Well, ning back Ty’quaveon Chappell sideline on Madison County’s a 32—yarder with 54 seconds left experience” for coaches and these ninth graders this year are sethhg “P Madlsoh (:0th “1 mishandled an errant Smith lone pass attempt of the second for the final 38- 14 margin. players alike. going to have to play next year “€611th held P051hOh at Mary pitch, and MRS William Stewart half. Gresham ended the drive For the game, Madison “1 think the success is that we’re as sophomores and just keep Persons 35'Yafd'hhe- AhOther dove on the fumble at the Madi- with a one-yard walk—in touch- County outgained MP in total even playing tonight? Nelson pressing on I’m really proud “915 by LOOP“) 3 12'Yard' son County 27-yard-1ine on the down, and Jordan’s extra point yards 361 to 245, including a said “I think at times during the of these seniors. Their whole er ‘11 thlCh he Spun around one first play of the fourth quarter. put the Red Raiders’ ahead 28-14 264 to 105 edge on the ground year we looked like we wouldn’t careers they’ve been on really D085 defender and hurdled After Harden was stopped for a with just 4:11 to play. Gresham led all rushers with 122 even get to this point. I really good football teams. And they a second advanced Ma‘hSOh loss of six yards on first down, In a last gasp effort to get back yards and three touchdowns on thought we had one more game fought and persevered We knew county to the 23'Yard'hhe' Hickman tried to connect with into the game, Hickman threw 25 carries. Cooper also had a in us. I knew this was going to it was going to be a battle with However. MP’S laCkSOD, for the Harden on a deep ball down the late over the middle, and his pass banner night for the Red Raid— be tough because of what they what we had coming back and second straight week, stnpped an left sideline on second down was intercepted by the free safety ers, leading Madison County in (Red Raiders) do offensiver but our inexperience. But I’m real Offehswe Player dean, grabme Although it initially appeared Smith and returned about 50 receiving with two receptions for I thought we’d have one more proud of them. I don’t judge it as the ball away from Shhth t0 Harden had come down with yards to MP’s 23-yard-line. Two 82 yards and a touchdown while garne in us. I judge it by how a failure by any means. They did give MP Possesswn at Its own a catch inbounds, the referees plays later Gresham had his third adding 92 yards and another they hung together and perse- a lot of good things at times. We 30’Yard'hhe- ruled that the senior hobbled touchdown of the game on a 17- score on eight carries on the vered. It may not have looked just didn’t do them consistently Harden then rushed for a toad the ball. Two plays later, MP yard scamper up the middle dur- ground Smith was Madison like it, but I felt like we played enough throughout the season to RM? Yafids 0“ a oifiarfied faced 4th—and-16 at the Madison ing which an MP safety made County’s top passer, complet- some of our better football late in win enough games.” nes o a vance o e l uuuu nlllllllllllllllllll IIIllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllIllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll: '~EillilillllIllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllilllllll|IlllllillllllIlllllllllll|||lll||||l|||llllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll1' i x U, the rules of the ‘ 1. Circle the winner of all 10 contests in the ads here. 2. Guess the score of the game listed in the box marked "Tie Breaker." 3. 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