Bulldogs Destroy Trinity Tigers, WOODVILLE, November 16, 2015 - The Corrigan-Camden Bulldogs went to Woodville on Friday night (11/13/15) and played host to the Trinity Tigers in the first round of the high school playoffs. After giving up an early score to the Tigers, the Dogs kept calm and methodically dissected and dismembered the Tigers offensively, defensively, and special teamsly in a thumping that the Tigers wont soon forget.
First Quarter: 10:19 Tigers 4 yd td run w/pat. Tigers 7, Dogs 0
8:35 Fra'Darion Johnson 4 yd td run, Johnson runs in 2 pt cnv. Dogs 8, Tigers 7
Second Quarter: 10:58 LaKendrick Moore 2 yd td run, missed 2 pt cnv. Dogs 14, Tigers 7
10:58 Tigers return kickoff for TD w pat game tied at 14
5:01 Ty Love 9 yd td run on qb keeper, Johson runs in 2 pt cnv. Dogs 22, Tigers 14
1:32 Johnson 7 yd td run missed 2 pt cnv. Dogs 28, Tigers 14
Third Quarter: 6:02 Moore 15 yd td run, Moore runs in 2 pt cnv. Dogs 36, Tigers 14
This was a game that the Bulldogs really needed to give them the confidence boost that they need as they prepare for the next round of the playoffs. After losing to Trinity in a pre-district game early in the season, the Dogs entered this game as the underdogs (no pun intended). From the git go, the Dogs just seemed confident, cocky, and seemed to have a swagger and weren't going to be pushed around. The two biggest glaring mistakes that I saw the Dogs make was giving up a long run to Trinity on their first play from scrimmage that set up a Trinity TD. And a special teams mishap when they allowed the Tigers to return a kickoff for the distance. The other two Tiger touchdowns were late in the game in slop time after the game was all but over. Sophomore Quarterback, Ty Love has matured fast since taking over quarterbacking job, and LaKendrick Moore has proven to be an effective running back. The defensive leadership of Seniors LaDarrius Hamilton and Jarvoris Brooks has the whole defensive unit playing inspired football. By the fourth quarter of this game, the Tigers looked like they had no momentum at all and no wind in their sails. The Tigers looked like a defeated team. The Dogs will need to continue this high intensity, emotion, and inspired play as things will only get harder. The next game is against Dublin and I don't know where it's to be played, but when we find out, it'll be posted on this website. In the meantime, enjoy the highlight reel (as always, filmed edited and produced by Willie A. Openshaw).
Willie P. Openshaw,Editor
Constable Ray Myers (left) and Constable Mike Nettles are longtime Bulldog fans. Nettles will reportedly file to run for Polk County Sheriff.
Sophomore Quarterback, Ty Love leads his team downfield in the first quarter.
Jaylon Williams made a spectacular run in the first quarter to get the Dogs in touchdown range (see the highlight reel).
Fre'Darion Johnson (4) carries the ball for a touchdown.
Hustling special teams play nearly helped the dogs score a safety on the Tigers.
The Tigers were having to play out of their own endzone.
Williams tries to turn the corner.
Senior running back, LaKendrick Moore has come on strong as the Dogs' running back.
Running back, Fra'Darion Johnson gets some good blocking from his teamates.
Johnson crosses the goal line for a Bulldog TD.
Branden Dirden (11) and Tre Lawson team up for a tackle.
Jarvoris Brooks (51) brings down the Tiger QB.
Moore gets some help from teammates blocking.
The Tigers attempted a backwards pass (a lateral) that fell to the ground. After a moment of hesitation, Linebacker Tre Lawson realized it was a live ball and picked up the ball and ran 40 yards for a Bulldog TD.
Following his TD, Lawson was all smiles.
Moore tackles a Tiger ball carrier.
The Bulldogs celebrated a big win.
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