GMS wins big over Wetumpka

Published 12:02 am Saturday, September 11, 2010

Jaquan Lewis threw and caught a TD for the GMS seventh grade team.

The Greenville Middle School Tigers picked up their first win of the season, beating Wetumpka on Thursday night in a road game.

The seventh grade team blanked Wetumpka 30-0, while the eighth grade squad won 30-8.

For the seventh grade Tigers, three quarterbacks led the middle school: Allen Smith, Jaquan Lewis and Winston Sims all threw touchdown pass. Lewis also caught a touchdown as well. Kionte McGrew and Chardarious Davidson both hauled in scoring passes. Skilar Moore had his first rushing touchdown of the year.

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The eighth graders were equally proficient at finding the endzone. Jerome Watkins had two rushing touchdowns.

The defense came up big for the eighth graders. Parrish Patton picked up a fumble for a touchdown and also caught a touchdown pass from Watkins. Wetumpka was inside the GMS five-yard line, but Javarious Cheatham recovered a loose ball to stop the Indians’ drive.

GMS’s game against Wilcox-Central last week was cancelled and coaches were unsure if the game would be rescheduled due to lack of participation by Wilcox-Central. GMS is 1-1 on the season after losing 52-30 to Stanhope-Elmore in the school’s first game.