Thomasville dominates W.S. Neal
Published 3:59 am Monday, September 21, 2009
By By Adam Robinson
Thomasville — In a steady rain for the majority of the game and sloppy conditions at Thomasville’s B.F. Anderson Stadium, the No. 1-ranked Tigers dominated W.S. Neal en route to a 58-0 win over the Eagles.
The win improved Thomasville to 4-0 overall and to 3-0 in region play ,while W.S. Neal fell to 1-3 overall and to 0-3 in region play.
W.S. Neal was held to –1 yards of total offense in the game as the totaled –25 yards passing and 24 yards rushing while Thomasville racked up 191 yards on the ground and 106 in the air.
The Eagles only dressed out 28 players. Five starters didn’t play: Three were suspended, one was sick and one was injured.
Jordan said he and his coaches had tried to make sure that their team didn’t come out tight, but it seemed like they did.
At the half, the Eagles trailed 44-0 and had –36 yards of offense. The Eagles had –25 yards passing and –11 yards on the ground.
Thomasville got on the board first after holding W.S. Neal to –10 yards of offense on their first series and used four plays to score with 8:18 left in the game to go up 7-0.
The Eagles were held to negative yards on their second offensive series and was sacked for a safety at the 6:56 mark to fall behind 9-0.
Thomasville would add a 49-yard touchdown to go ahead 16-0 with 5:29 left in the first quarter and lead 23-0 at the end of the quarter.
After an Eagle interception, Thomasville used two plays to go ahead 30-0 with 8:30 left in the second quarter and add two more touchdowns before the half.
Thomasville scored one offensive touchdown in the second half and another on a blocked Eagle punt to get the win.
Damion Williams led the Eagles with 20 yards rushing on five carries in the loss.
W.S. Neal will head into a non-region week next week at home against Calhoun and Jordan said that is a week that his team needs to work on their selves.