Corrigan-Camden Class of 1978 was on hand (40th class reunion) for the game.
Bulldogs Open District Play with Big Win, CORRIGAN, October 13, 2018 - On Friday night the Corrigan-Camden Bulldogs Varsity Football Team took the field against the New Waverly Bulldogs. From the opening, the Dogs (Corrigan is The Dogs) were sluggish through the first quarter. At the beginning of the second quarter, The Dogs woke from their slumber and cruised for the rest of the game for a 37 to 0 stomping of the New Waverly Bulldogs. The Corrigan Defense did bend at times, but it never broke and held New Waverly scoreless for the entire game. Corrigan Special Teams did well, especially when they took advantage of a busted punt attempt by New Waverly. The was snapped over the punter's head. The punter (Zachary Hammack) ran back and grabbed the ball, then tried to get the punt off only to get smothered by Corrigan defenders. The ball was fumbled and The Dogs recovered it in the endzone. On Offense, the Bulldogs had an effective running game that was fueled by Ashton Jones (No. 42) and Terrell Cook (No. 5). Both runners exploited the New Waverly defense throughout the game. The Bulldogs even passed the ball effectively. One pass play for a touchdown came as time expired for the first half. Corrigan Quarterback, Dohn Freeman (No. 3) threw a 42 yard pass for a completion and a touchdown to receiver Zack Ivie (No. 21). Ivie caught the ball at the 10 yard line and rumbled into the endzone falling as he crossed the goal line for a spectacular first half grand finale. In the second half, The Dogs continued to control the game with stifling defense and a fluid running game on offense. When all was said and done, it was Corrigan-Camden Bulldogs 37, New Waverly Bulldogs 0. ...at any rate! It's all right here on the Highlight Reel!... Yes, we're still doing this :)
Second Quarter: 11:55 Corg 25 yard FG Dogs 3/0
10:55 Dogs recover blocked punt in the endzone Dogs 10/0
7:05 Terrell Cook 61 yard TD run with pat Dogs 17/0
00:06 Freeman 42 yard TD pass to Ivie with pat Dogs 24/0
Third Quarter: 10:37 Jones 29 yard TD run w pat Dogs 31/0
11:09 Baldwin 4 yard TD run missed pat Dogs 37/0
FINAL SCORE: Corrigan-Camden 37, New Waverly 0
It was nice to see the Bulldogs get off to a great start. The next game is a home game against Kountze at 7:30 pm.
Please enjoy the highlight reel and pictures below. The highlight reel was put together by the great one, Willie A. Openshaw.
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The Corrigan-Camden defense was remarkable.
New Waverly punter, Zachary Hammack, had the ball snapped way over his head. He ran back, grabbed the ball and tried to get the punt off, but it was blocked... and...
Bulldog special teams smothered the ball in the endzone for a special teams touchdown.
The relentless and dogged Bulldog defense kept pressure on the New Waverly QB all night.
...and on the other side of the ball, the Bulldogs had a running game that never quit (Ashton Jones carries for Corrigan).
Terrell Cook busted a long one for a 61 yard TD run.
A Corrigan defender breaks up a New Waverly pass (and nearly picked it off).
The Corrigan defense was relentless.
LAST PLAY OF THE FIRST HALF: Zack Ivie is surrounded by New Waverly Defenders but manages to catch a Hail Mary and then run 10 yards for a Corrigan TD.
Ivie falls into the endzone for a spectacular Corrigan-Camden TD.
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