McKenzie defeats Georgiana
Published 2:03 am Sunday, October 31, 2021
The McKenzie Tigers beat the Georgiana Panthers on the road during Friday’s conference game 42-6.
McKenzie was the first to score when Kamern “Bo” Daniels made a 39-yard touchdown run.
Following an interception by Zanderion Cook near the Georgiana 40-yard line, Daniels ran for 29-yards to set the Tigers up with a first and goal near the eight-yard line.
Jakarrie Mcpherson scored for the Tigers with a three-yard run shortly after.
Jaylen McMillian threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Cook to extend the Tigers lead in the second quarter’s opening. The extra point attempt was no good.
Daniels extended the Tiger’s lead after securing a 35-yard touchdown run with eight minutes left in the second quarter. Jakarrie Mcpherson then scored the two-point conversion for the Tigers.
During the Panther’s drive, Cook intercepted the ball, giving the Tigers control at the Georgiana 45-yard line.
Following a successful drive downfield, Nathan Creel managed a two-yard run for a touchdown.
With three minutes until halftime, Daniels completed a 40-yard run for a first and goal for the Tigers. Shortly after, Jayden Mcmillian completed a one-yard run for a touchdown.
At halftime, the Tigers led the Panthers 42-0.
McKenzie received the ball to start the second half.
The second half was played in six-minute quarters.
Neither team scored in the third quarter.
Georgiana scored in the fourth quarter after a one-yard run by Dre’shon Jones.
Daniels was named the Player of the Game for McKenzie. Daniels had 192 rushing yards, nine carries, 21.3-yards carried, and two touchdowns throughout the game.
McKenzie ended the game with 349 total yards with 289 rushing and 60 passing.
With the win, the Tigers improved to 6-4 for the season.
McKenzie will face the Keith Bears on the road this Friday.