One of the few bright moments for the Bulldogs: Lakendrick Moore returned a kickoff 85 yards for the Bulldogs' first touchdown.
Powerful Defense Sinks Dogs' Post Season, COLLEGE STATION, November 23, 2014 - The Corrigan-Camden Bulldogs' post season ended abruptly on Friday night when they ran into a very stout Rogers Eagle defense that took away the Bulldogs' bread and butter running game. Senior, Keegan Mitchell was knocked out of the game the first time he touched the ball. Shortly thereafter, Malyk Johnson was knocked out of the game. From that point on, the Bulldog offense wasn't its usual self. You know, the sight of Mitchell and Johnson breaking upfield for huge gainers and long touchdowns. To compound the problem, the Eagles had a formidable running back of their own that pounded the Bulldog defense all night. SCORING SUMMARY
10:34 - Rogers 4 yd td run, missed pat. Eagles 6, Dogs 0 2:31 - Rogers 3 yd td run with pat. Eagles 13, Dogs 0 00:16 - Rogers 3 yd td run with pat. Eagles 20, Dogs 0
Third Quarter: 2:25 - Rogers 2 yd td run w pat. Eagles 27, Dogs 0 2:13 - LaKendrick Moore returned a kickoff for 85 yards for a Bulldog TD, Sammy Martinez ran in 2 pt. cnv. Eagles 27, Dogs 8
Fourth Quarter: 8:00 - Rogers 3 yd td run with pat. Eagles 34, Dogs 8 6:21 - Christian Mitchell ran in 10 yd td run for Bulldogs, missed pat. Eagles 34, Dogs 14 2:59 - Rogers 4 yd td run, missed pat. FINAL SCORE: Eagles 40, Bulldogs 14
As usual, the Bulldogs gave their town and fans a memorable season, and, as usual, they pretty much steam rolled through their district. I did notice that there were some teams (like Newton) that appeared to have a lot more players on their teams than the Dogs. Those schools also had bands that were twice as large as the Bulldog Band. Having said that, when you look at how the Bulldogs had a smaller pool of talent to choose from and less players, ya gotta give a lot of credit to Head Coach, Seven Armstrong and his staff and the Bulldog players. They had a great year. As for the Livingston Lions, I wish somebody would explain to me why the Lions are in a district with schools and towns that are the size of Lufkin. Yes, the Lions football team is getting jerked around. The Lions have a good head coach (Brian Broussard) and talent to, but to be in districts the size of Lufkin? What the heck? That's just wrong. I'll write about that some other time. A GIGANTIC HUGE MASSIVE THANK YOU TO THE HIGHLIGHT REEL ARTIST, WILLIE A. OPENSHAW. The Willster has taken the art of constructing a highlight reel to a whole new level. Before the Willster, highlight reels simply never existed in Polk County.
Keegan Mitchell (left) and Malyk Johnson were quickly knocked out of the game leaving the normally powerfull Bulldog offense without its 1, 2, punch.
Bulldogs special teams played well on stopping kickoff returns.
The usually unstoppable Malyk Johnson couldn't seem to get past the Eagle defense.
The Eagle defense hit with a purpose.
Christian Mitchell (younger brother of Keegan) ran in a 10 yard Bulldog TD.
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